Wednesday, August 1, 2012
The transportation sales tax failed in DeKalb County by 51%-49%, which means a lot of people in the county voted yes. Fill out one of the fields below and find out out how your neighborhood voted.
The transportation sales tax failed in DeKalb County by 51%-49%, which means a lot of people in the county voted yes. Fill out one of the fields above and find out out how your neighborhood voted. For a recap of Tuesday's coverage of the TSPLOST vote, visit our blog and join the ongoing debate about the issue. Related Items:
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
Just in case you missed yesterday's talk with local officials about the Regional Transportation Referendum July 31.
The Atlanta Regional Roundtable has been hosting "Wireside Chats" for residents throughout the metro area regarding the Regional Transportation Referendum on July 31. The City of Atlanta and Henry Country were covered in two chats Monday, and Douglas and Fayette counties were covered Tuesday. You can catch those calls and all the documents related to them, including maps of all the proposed projects at the roundtable's website. DeKalb County, including those projects in the North Druid Hills-Briarcliff area, will be covered June 13.
Saturday, June 2, 2012
Residents will be able to ask the two politicians questions about the upcoming regional transportation referendum on June 13.
Saturday, June 2, 2012
DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis will join Decatur Mayor Bill Floyd to field calls from county residents Wednesday, June 13 at 7:30pm as part of a Wireside Chat about the July 31 Regional Transportation Referendum. The chat is designed to provide a convenient way for thousands of residents to talk to local officials about the upcoming transportation referendum and address questions about the list of projects. On July 31, residents from the 10-county metropolitan Atlanta area will have the opportunity to vote on the referendum which would fund $8.5 billion in transportation improvements through a regional one percent sales tax. "Mayor Floyd and I look forward to speaking with potentially thousands of our friends and neighbors about the …
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
On July 31, you'll be able to vote in one of the metro area's largest transportation initiatives. It also comes with a $6.14 billion pricetag. We ask: Will it improve your commute?
In roughly two months, many North Druid Hills-Briarcliff Patch readers will be able to cast their vote for or against one of metro Atlanta's biggest transportation initiatives, one that comes with a $6.14 billion pricetag. Several large projects would be headed for our community. There's the MARTA Clifton Corridor light rail of course. That's an interesting project. And a big chunk of the July 31 T-SPLOST referendum at $1.16 billion. There are also various road projects. But there's been some question over whether T-SPLOST will improve traffic in the area. What do you think? Take the poll below and explain your vote in the comments section.
Saturday, November 19, 2011
The week's top headlines for Nov. 14-18, 2011
Overall Crime Down In Virginia-Highland, Morningside, Piedmont Heights. Panel Discusses Transportation Sales Tax. Jacobs: City Of Brookhaven Is Opportunity For Locals To 'Control Your Own Space' Decatur Neighborhoods Concerned About Proposed Suburban Plaza Walmart. Round 3 Of CCSD South Cobb Redistricting Begins. Wednesday Morning Apartment Fire In Sandy Springs. Keep Smyrna Beautiful Rakes In More Awards. Archbishop-Emeritus Donoghue Remembered For Humility, Service.
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Replay Patch's live coverage of Tuesday's transportation sales tax discussion.
More than 75 people attended a Dunwoody panel discussion on Tuesday on next year's proposed regional transportation sales tax. Patch covered the event live, which you can replay. And visit Patch’s Facebook transportation sales tax page in which we discuss next year's T-SPLOST vote. Also, just because our live coverage of the event is over, you can still join in the discussion in the Comments section of this article.
Saturday, October 29, 2011
The week's top headlines for Oct. 24-28, 2011
Reed Says Occupy Atlanta Got More Radical, Forced His Hand. Protestors Briefly Take Over MLK Site In Old Fourth Ward. Plane Crash Still Under Investigation. Police Arrest, Charge Austell Man In Assault Case. Avondale Estates Hosts Candidate Forum. State Senate Candidates Differ In T-SPLOST Support. Smyrna's Election Season Turns Violent. Police Major: 'I Don't Want People Living In Fear' MARTA Rep: 'We're At The End Of The Beginning.' Safety Tips For Trick Or Treaters.
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
The day's top headlines for Wednesday, October 26, 2011.
Atlanta Police Clear Woodruff Park, Arrest 53 Occupy Atlanta Protestors. MARTA Rep: 'We're At The End Of The Beginning.' Robbery Suspect Shot By Police. Avondale Estates Candidate Forum. Secret Service Makes Arrests In Counterfeiting Ring. State Senate Candidates Differ In T-SPLOST Support. Sandy Springs City Councilor: Support Transportation Referendum. Adrean: No Plan B For Transportation.
Saturday, September 10, 2011
The top headlines of the week for Sept. 5-9, 2011.
Tech Students Create 9/11 Memorial From 3,000 Flags. South Cobb Businesses Get Inside Look at World Trade Center Memorial. Car Hits Utility Pole After Tropical Storm Lee Drenches Metro Area. Cobb County Sounds Off On T-SPLOST Referendum. Murder-Suicide in East Atlanta Neighborhood. Dunwoody Shooting: Handgun May Have Been Purchased Last Halloween. Bieber Fever Strikes Avondale.