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City of Atlanta to Present Draft Project List for Regional Transportation Referendum
City of Atlanta to Present Draft Project List for Regional Transportation Referendum
Posted Date: 6/1/2012 6:30 PM
Mayor Kasim Reed press release header

Mayor’s Office of Communications 
55 Trinity Avenue, Suite 2500 • Atlanta, Georgia 30303

Sonji Jacobs, Director 
404-330-6558, office 
404-276-6866, cell 
sjdade@atlantaga.gov 
Reese McCranie, Deputy Director
404-330-6006, office
404-886-2334, cell
rmccranie@atlantaga.gov 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 06/01/12

Media Advisory

City of Atlanta to Present Draft Project List for Regional Transportation Referendum

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 WHO:
Tom Weyandt, Transportation Policy Advisory for Mayor Kasim Reed
City of Atlanta Planning Department Staff
 WHAT:

The public is invited to attend an open house on Tuesday, June 5 to learn about the City of Atlanta’s draft project list for the discretionary 15 percent portion of the upcoming regional transportation referendum.

If the referendum passes, it is estimated that $7.2 billion will be invested over a 10-year period across the 10-county Atlanta metropolitan region with 15% going directly to municipalities. The City of Atlanta is expected to receive more than $9 million every year for 10 years, or about $94 million total dedicated for local projects.

A brief overview of the referendum process and the 85% regional list will be included as part of the session. The list will be made available to attendees and on the city’s website Tuesday evening. Comments on the draft list can be made on Tuesday in person or by e-mail to tiacomments@atlantaga.gov.

 WHEN: Tuesday, June 5, 2012
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
 WHERE:

City Hall, 2nd Floor (Mayor’s Ceremonial Office)
55 Trinity Avenue, SW
Atlanta, GA 30303

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For more information about the City of Atlanta, please visit http://www.atlantaga.gov or watch City Channel 26