Video: Mike Alexander, ARC, Tells the Truth about T-SPLOST Taxes Going to MARTA Operations and Maintenance
HB277 Transportation Investment Act states, starting on line 419, that MARTA “shall not be authorized to use any proceeds from the special district transportation sales and use tax for expenses of maintenance and operation of such portions of the transportation system of such authority in existence on January1, 2011.” Starting at minute 15:14, “Growing unfunded
By LEE BALLARD — Special to “The Telegraph” “The competitiveness initiative report reveals that transportation’s role is but a small piece of a larger, complex economic development puzzle all begging for funding. The point being, the economy and job creation can happen without cycling $19 billion through the GDOT, the T-SPLOST projects overseer, money maze.
This editorial in Dalton’s “The Daily Citizen” asks a great question. If Governor Deal can sign an executive order to stop a modest gas tax increase from 12.1 to 12.9 cents (for the second time in one year), then why would he advocate to raise everyone’s tax with T-SPLOST? “…if a small increase in
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.
T-SPLOST: THE FALSE DILEMMA By: Billy Wise, Concerned Citizen, Duluth That there is a problem with traffic congestion in Metro Atlanta cannot be argued with. The big question is, are we on the correct solution path with T-SPLOST to address that congestion? As a possible answer to that question, the following hypothesis
AJC’s Tom Sabulis interviewed Lance Lamberton, founder of the Cobb County Taxpayers Association, via email about the July 31 transportation tax referendum. Below is a sample of the Q & A: Q: How are you telling Cobb residents to vote on the T-SPLOST, and why? A: Cobb Taxpayers Association is recommending that Cobb residents vote