Wednesday, June 1, 2011
Poll: Why Support Regional Transportation Tax?
Atlanta Regional Roundtable members received the results of a poll that listed traffic congestion as the best reason for supporting a penny sales tax that will pay for transportation projects over the next 10 years.
The proposed tax is expected to raise $8 billion during that time for the list of projects the roundtable will be developing for approval this fall, according to the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC).
A total of 1,600 people across the 10-county metro area responded to a telephone poll conducted by Kennesaw State University, the ARC reported.
Read more:Times-Georgian - Poll Why support regional transportation tax