Final TV ad features a construction contractor, a waiter, a grandmother, a builder, a small business owner, a working mom, an intern, and an entrepreneur.
Friday, July 27, 2012
The final ad for Untie Atlanta’s transportation campaign features real people from around the metro Atlanta region voting for TSPLOST in the July 31 referendum and explaining why they support it. The proposed one-cent sales tax would fund transportation improvements in a 10-county metro Atlanta area that includes Gwinnett County. Titled “Real People Vote Yes for Transportation,” the TV ad focuses on a diverse group of citizens, workers and business owners and their reasons for voting in favor of TSPLOST. Here’s Untie Atlanta’s description of the ad from a July 26 press release:
Alternatives of higher gas taxes and tolls the focus of additional ads supporting TSPLOST referendum.
Thursday, July 26, 2012
Untie Atlanta has started airing three new TV ads as the July 31 Primary approaches. The ads remind voters that alternatives to passing the TSPLOST referendum include higher gas taxes and tolls. Voters in 10 metro Atlanta counties including Gwinnett will vote on the one-cent sales tax to fund a list of transportation improvements developed wth citizen input. Here are Untie Atlanta’s description of the ads contained in press releases issued July 24 and 25: Former President Ronald Reagan is featured in another ad. Do you think the new ads will help TSPLOST to pass? Tell us in the comments below.
Atlanta Regional Commission just completed study of the potential mobility impacts of the referendum list of 157 regional projects.
Sunday, February 19, 2012
The Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) announced it has just completed an analysis of the potential mobility impacts of the referendum list of 157 priority regional transportation projects if they were built out during the next 10 years. The project list was developed last year by the Atlanta Regional Roundtable composed of local officials and chaired by Norcross Mayor Bucky Johnson. More than 200,000 residents provided public input on the project list. Voters in Duluth and the metro Atlanta region have the opportunity to vote in the July 31 referendum that would raise an estimated $8.5 billion through a one percent sales tax (TSPLOST) that would fund the transportation projects. The list includes extending the MARTA North Heavy Rail …