Friday, January 27, 2012
A public input meeting was held in Sandy Springs on Thursday evening.
Brooke Levin saw a ray of hope for her daily commute during MARTA’s public input meeting, on Thursday. “I am so put off by the traffic,” she said. “I lose two hours a day in traffic. We spend so much time ruining our environment in our cars that it would be worth it to build something; a tunnel, anything. I would pay $8 a day [on a MARTA train] and get rid of my car.” The meeting was held at Sandy Springs’ North Fulton Annex. The MARTA project could include bus and light or heavy rail through a corridor that stretches from Ga. 400 and I-285 to McGinnis Ferry Road. Levin, 26, lives in Forsyth, just over the Alpharetta line, and commutes to her real estate job in Sandy Springs. Because of traffic congestion, she and many motorists heading …
Thursday, January 26, 2012
A meeting will be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m., today, in Sandy Springs on transit issues that will affect North Fulton.
MARTA is in the early stages of a transit planning study for a Ga. 400 corridor, which includes North Fulton. A public meeting on the initiative - to be potentially funded by the controversial T-SPLOST - will be held this evening in Sandy Springs. The project, which could include bus and light or heavy rail, would run from Ga. 400 and I-285 to McGinnis Ferry Road. MARTA officials said public feedback is a major part of their study. “We want to introduce the study area and get [citizens'] feedback on their vision and problems in the corridor, and that can help us shape and frame the details,” said Jason Morgan, project manager. The meeting will be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m., today, at the North Fulton Annex, 7741 Roswell Road. Following an …
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.