There is a lot more work to be done and a lot more public input to gather, including a scientific poll, officials said. But the first round of public surveys took input from 3,674 county residents — and about 65 percent of them said they would “strongly support” or “somewhat support” a new sales tax to fund transit expansion.
Authorities said it would help alleviate traffic in the area.
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Tyler Estep is a reporter covering DeKalb County, its government and its people. A Gwinnett County native and University of Georgia graduate, he has been with the AJC since 2015. He previously covered his home county and served stints on the paper's hyperlocal and breaking news teams.