Monday, July 30, 2012

Atlanta should vote for #publictransit, the money will come back to you in so many ways.

"What TSPLOST will do for transit:
High Capacity Transit from Arts Center MARTA station to NW Atlanta and Cobb County :  $689M allocated for premium transit service between Acworth/Kennesaw/Town Center and Midtown's Arts Center Station.
MARTA State of Good Repair to improve performance, safety, and experience: $600M slated for critical upgrades to 30-year old assets including stations, tracks, communications equipment, train controls, passenger information and signage, tunnel and platform lighting, ventilation, and elevators and escalators. 
GRTA Xpress Bus Service: $95M allocated for continued operations.
Clayton County Bus Service: $100M tabbed for re-establishing this service.
Bus Rapid Transit (BRT):$225 for South DeKalb BRT and $50M for Piedmont Road/Roswell Road BRT.
Clifton Corridor Rail Extension : $700M dedicated to MARTA line extension from Lindbergh Center to Emory University.
New Streetcar with connections to Midtown: $602M allocated for design and construction of the SW and SE segments of the BeltLine along with a cross-town connection that would provide direct access to Midtown."

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