It’s no secret that Gov. Nathan Deal has chronically under-funded Georgia public education for the majority of his time in office. Teachers are underpaid, arts and music programs were cut and until very recently, some schools couldn’t afford to stay open for the full school year. Transportation to and from school is no exception to… [Read More]
Amazon has listed access to transit as a condition for a $5 billion second headquarters that could eventually employ 50,000. Could this be the push elected officials and politicians have been waiting for to develop real transit solutions? Atlanta was rated as the worst city for transportation reaching no-car households, according to research by the… [Read More]
Today we’re looking at public transit — can Georgia thrive without an expansion of Georgia transit? Will Republicans learn to love trains or are we doomed to a future of roads-only policy? You can Subscribe and Listen to the podcast on iTunes, and be sure to leave us a rating and review! Making Atlanta more attractive to more… [Read More]
Gov. Deal’s State of the State address Wednesday delivered what we’ve come to expect from this Governor’s office: more of the same. Just like every year before, Gov. Deal used his annual speech to showcase a Georgia that works for Gov. Deal and his buddies, but nobody else.
Gov. Nathan Deal, a Democrat-turned-Republican, may be a progressive at heart. Well, it may not go that far but at least he’s on the record today supporting a fundamental progressive value about how government should work. While trying to win support for the Transportation Investment Act, Gov. Deal told a room full of corporate executives… [Read More]
Gridlock costs Georgia jobs. Our economy works best when more people can reliably get to and from work. And businesses invest in places where employees can reliably get to their jobs on time. It’s time to realize that gridlock costs Georgia job creation and fewer available workers for business owners. Traffic isn’t just Atlanta’s problem…. [Read More]