AJC’s Kyle Wingfield Cites Foundation in Transportation Column

May 2nd, 2013 by Leave a Comment

Columnist Kyle Wingfield of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution cited the Georgia Public Policy Foundation in his May 2, 2013, column on a regional approach to transportation:

“[T]he state could change the law to allow individual counties to use a different special local-option sales tax, for instance the E-SPLOST, for multiple purposes including transportation. As the Georgia Public Policy Foundation has reported, Georgia ranks eighth nationally in k-12 infrastructure spending and 22nd for all infrastructure — but just 41st in transportation infrastructure. It just might be time for counties to re-prioritize their existing spending, which could include working jointly with other counties on road or transit projects.”

http://www.ajc.com/weblogs/kyle-wingfield/2013/may/02/people-are-thinking-more-local-less-centralized/GPPFlogo

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