MARTA chief, Beverly Scott, on the TIA: “Most notably, three developments need to occur. A transit governance structure with regional control must past the legislature this session. The MARTA Act needs to be revised to allow for flexibility on how the agency spends its sales tax revenue — removing the restriction that 50 percent be spent on capital and 50 percent on operating. And if those two developments occur, the region needs to pass the one cent regional transportation sales tax, which is scheduled to come up for a vote on July 31.”
Neither of Dr. Scott’s conditions occurred.
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