Atlanta Forward: Transportation

A survey by the Atlanta Regional Commission shows substantial support for improving public transportation in the region.
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A survey by the Atlanta Regional Commission shows substantial support for improving public transportation in the region.


Today’s moderator: Tom Sabulis

A 20-year veteran of the AJC, Tom Sabulis has covered news, politics and the arts during a career that has taken him to newspapers across the country. Since 2008, he has coordinated many of the newspaper’s pro/con debates and first-person guest columns.

A recent Atlanta Regional Commission poll showed surprising support for public transit. Today, a union official writes about that news and the need for immediate state funding of MARTA; a car dealer spokesman defends the role of the automobile in the metro area; and an economist wonders whether leaders can convert the poll's "vague sentiments" into action. To comment, go to: blogs.ajc.com/atlanta-forward

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