Lessons Atlanta Learned After 2011 Snow Debacle Weren’t Enough

Written by Pat Papers | Thursday, 30 January 2014 9:44 AM


Two years ago, a snowstorm paralyzed Atlanta - and state and local officials said they had learned their lessons. But when another storm brought the city to its knees this week, it became clear those lessons weren’t enough. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution says while the big problem in 2011 was a lack of resources, this time, it was too many people crammed onto highways at the same time. The paper says officials should have been more forceful about telling residents to stay home.

SOURCE: Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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