Cobb Chamber to host transportation summit

CobbLinc bus stop sign in article about Cobb Comprehensive Transportation PlanCobbLinc bus stop sign (photo by Larry Felton Johnson)

If you have an interest in transportation issues related to Cobb County, and can spring for the pricey entrance fee, the Cobb Chamber will host the 2021 Transportation & Mobility Summit on Tuesday, October 12 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre.

It’s a luncheon summit, and the cost is $100 for non-Chamber-members and $60 for members.

The focus of the summit will be local, state, and federal transportation initiatives that will have an impact on Cobb and the surrounding metro region.

The press release for the summit states:

Through in-depth sessions, transportation experts and regional leaders will guide conversation addressing the transportation needs of our community, connectivity within the metro region, trends in technology, and proposed projects that have regional impact and address traffic congestion in Cobb County.

Speakers for the event include:

  • Jannine Miller, State Planning Director, Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT)
  • Cain Williamson, Chief Planning Officer, Atlanta-Region Transit Link Authority (The ATL)
  • Lisa Cupid, Chairwoman, Cobb County Board of Commissioners
  • Kim Menefee, Executive Director,Cumberland CID
  • Tracy Rathbone Styf, Executive Director, Town Center CID
  • Caroline Whaley, Executive Director, Gateway Marietta CID

Registration is now open at

The Transportation & Mobility Summit is presented by

Presenting Sponsor, Mold Boss

Lunch Sponsor, Comcast

Gold Sponsors, Cobb EMC, Croy Engineering, Cumberland Community Improvement District, Cushman & Wakefield, C.W. Matthews Contracting Co. Inc., Development Authority of Cobb County, Georgia Power, HNTB, Town Center Community Improvement District, and W&A Engineering;

Silver Sponsors, ARCADIS, Council for Quality Growth, Deloitte, Gateway Marietta Community Improvement District,Genuine Parts Company, KCI Technologies Inc., McCarthy Building Companies, and Lumin8 Transportation Technologies

About the Cobb Chamber

The Cobb Chamber describes itself on its website as follows:

As one of the most influential business advocacy organizations in Georgia and one of the top three chambers in the nation, the Cobb Chamber is dedicated to bringing the community and its leaders together to create jobs and strengthen the economy and quality of life so businesses and the community can achieve more.