WaysSouth works to preserve and protect the unique heritage and environment of the Southern Appalachians by promoting sustainable transportation practices.
Together We Stopped I-3
The proposed Interstate 3 would have run from Savannah via Augusta to Knoxville, cutting through the mountains of Northeast Georgia, Western North Carolina, and Eastern Tennessee, and threatening four National Forests and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Five potential routes were studied. The study team concluded that there is no established “purpose and need” for this project and recommended that further effort be terminated. What you did.
The two-lane portions of Corridor K in North Carolina and Tennessee serve as scenic highways that attract tourists, new residents, and small businesses. How can we solve traffic problems without building costly and intrusive new roads? Read about the alternatives.
Make a Difference
WaysSouth has helped communities all over Southern Appalachia shape the public decision making processes around transportation and road building that affect their lives. Make your voice heard.
Featured Supporting Organization
The Raven Society
The Raven Society is a non-partisan Political Action Committee. Its mission is to support candidates and issues that protect the rural, natural, and historic qualities of Blount County and East Tennessee by promoting the principles of smart growth. Read more.