While not in our state, it appears the transit and light rail issue is plaguing more than just Atlanta and Georgia. See what’s happening in our neighbor state North Carolina. “We at the John Locke Foundation have been concerned that the transit discussions in the Triangle have been dominated by misleading, distorted, and incomplete information.
The Atlanta Transportation Tax: Too Much for Too Little June 5, 2012 By Wendell Cox “The measure is highly tilted towards transit spending. Sadly, this would do virtually nothing to reduce Atlanta’s traffic or its travel times.” “…less than five percent of work trip travel is by transit, the tax measure devotes more than 50
On June 6, 2012, Joe Earle, Editor of the “Reporter Newspapers” provided this preface to the main article. “Dunwoody resident Bob Dallas writes an occasional column for Reporter Newspapers and www.ReporterNewspapers.net called “Dallas On Transportation” or “DOT.” Dallas headed the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety under former Gov. Sonny Perdue. He will answer questions about
PolitiFact actually got one right, well sort of. Their analysis is kind of like a baseball ump’s strike zone. You never know what you’ll get. But, hey, decide for yourself. On April 16, 2012, Citizens for Transportation Mobility published a supplemental advertisement in “Georgia Trend” magazine. They claimed, “…metro Atlanta will create or support an