instead of taxing the people that are driving far distances to pay for roads we’ll transfer that to stay at home moms, teleworkers, or people who ride transit every day for going to a local sandwich shop or buying clothes. We’ll punish stores by making online or out of the region purchases cheaper.
Another reason to look wearily at the TSPLOT vote is how the vote was made special. In Georgia, We had elections last November, Primaries this Spring, and the Presidential elections come up in November. It costs money to have a special election. Polling places have to be open. Early voting and absentee voting has to […]
Yesterday, I started a discussion about the proposed TSPOST vote coming up on July 31. I’m not a fan. I mentioned toward the end, that some businesses already use the existing transit infrastructure in their favor, so to extend that, today, we’ll talk about sprawl. Many Atlantans have a 30 mile commute these days from […]
On July 31, Fulton County AND Metro Atlantans will be voting on a referendum to collect a special 1c sales tax that will lead toward transportation. Many people are surprised that I’m against it, but in my next several posts, I hope to show you why, if not persuade you. Today, we’re going to talk […]
I ride marta every day to work. Here is some quick anecdotal and links to real evidence.