Atlanta voters have decided to give the city permission to issue up to $250 million in bonds to begin tackling the most pressing infrastructure crises facing motorists, pedestrians, cyclists, and mass transit users and to begin upgrading outdated municipal facilities.
Monthly Archives: March 2015
Voters in Atlanta, Ga. on March 17 overwhelmingly approved a $187.945 million bond in order to fund the city’s transportation infrastructure. Atlanta’s 2015 Special Election requested a total of $252 million for infrastructure improvements. Question 1—requesting $187.945 million of the new funds for improving and maintaining Atlanta’s roads, bridges, bicycle lanes, sidewalks and transit—was passed… Read more
In the end, it was an easy sell for a city sick of wacky traffic lights, decrepit sidewalks and potholes. A small but certain group of Atlanta voters overwhelmingly approved Mayor Kasim Reed’s $250 million bond initiative on Tuesday, a move that allows the city to begin repairing and rebuilding long-overlooked roads, bridges, sidewalks and… Read more