The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Sunday edition of April 27, 2014 published an op-ed by Foundation Vice President Benita Dodd on what Georgia should do next on the transportation front.
Getting moving again on transportation fixes
By Benita Dodd
Georgia’s economy is picking up, and with it the daily traffic congestion as growing numbers of commuters travel to jobs. Inertia followed the failure of the 2012 transportation sales tax (T-SPLOST) in nine of 12 regions, but it’s time to move forward on transportation.
Georgia still needs funding. Congress’ stalemate and growing national infrastructure demands are shrinking the federal pot. At home, even if Georgia legislators possessed the political will to increase it, the state fuel tax remains a source of diminishing funds.…