Recent Streetsblog USA posts about Transportation referendums

Atlanta Beltline Staff: “We Still Have a Project to Build”

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The Atlanta Beltline project isn’t going away. Project staff want to make that clear. Sure, last week, Atlanta turned down — by a wide margin — a major transportation spending package that would have awarded $600 million to the Beltline project. But this project — an innovative transit and trails corridor that will circle Atlanta’s central city — has seen […]

Will Atlanta’s Transpo Referendum Overcome Early Voting Deficit?

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It was fitting that yesterday, the eve of the Atlanta region’s historic transportation vote, the Georgia NAACP filed a civil rights suit against the state Department of Transportation alleging discrimination in contracting. Meanwhile, the head of the DeKalb County NAACP has come out against the T-SPLOST tax proposal, saying it will hurt minority-owned businesses. He even took a […]