Lawmakers are working on compromise legislation that could pave the way for the most substantial expansion of mass transit in metro Atlanta in decades.
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Opinion: Ideas on enhancing our mobility

We can all understand why the matter of how freely people can travel around this great metro is important.

Atlanta has the positive, pleasant challenge of remaining in growth mode as people continue to move here to live and work. That’s put world-class stress on the transportation infrastructure that’s supposed to ease our mobility.

Of late, there’ve been significant developments by state and local government to provide some funding for transportation upgrades. We’d most all agree that more still needs to be done.

Much of the current attention has centered on the soon-to-be-finalized project list to be funded by sales tax money in Atlanta. Among the debates is how much transit can/should be added to the popular Beltline.

Today, writers offer views on transit, the Beltline and challenges that remain in development and deployment of autonomous vehicles.

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