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Old Petersburg Road widening set

...Forty-six counties and their cities comprise the three regional districts that approved the TIA referendum last July. The tax is expected to generate around $1.8 billion in new revenue dedicated to local transportation improvements.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-11-21/old-petersburg-road-widening-
Cobb County to pay $300 million for Braves stadium

...value appreciation included in the county's revenue estimates. The project does include $14 million toward transportation improvements, although the long-term infrastructure plan remains to be seen. Of the new taxes, the county plan calls...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-11-14/cobb-county-pay-300-mill
Augusta-area lawmakers hear road construction plans

...counties are part of one of three regions in the state where voters agreed in July to raise the sales tax for transportation improvements."We're ready to deliver," Transportation Commissioner Keith Golden said. "? Our goal is to make every...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-01-29/augusta-area-lawmakers-h
Traffic officials propose changing schedule for tax projects

...meeting of the citizens review panel for the tax. It needs final approval from the Georgia Department of Transportation.Improvements to Gordon Highway, Sixth Street and 13th Street were moved from the first time band to the final one. Sixteen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-05-23/traffic-officials-propose-cha
Georgia elections chief drops in on local voters

...Congressional District race has also sparked interest, as has the sales tax addition that would go to fund transportation improvements.Charles Trotter, a Republican, showed up early to vote at the Julian Smith Casino precinct off Broad Street...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2012-07-31/georgia-electi
Georgia officials scramble for new transportation plan

...Deal vowed to pare the projects getting funding to the barest essentials."We'll have a 'need to do' Transportation Improvement Program list, but not a 'want to do' list," he said. "In addition to tight state budgets, we're also...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-08-05/georgia-officials-scramb
Ga. communities that rejected transportation tax to pay bigger share in roadwork

...a problem. Cobb County, part of a region that rejected the referendum, spends enough of its own money on transportation improvement that it could meet a 30 percent matching requirement, said Faye DiMassimo, director of the county transportation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-08-24/ga-communities-rejected-
TSPLOST is a nonstarter

On July 31 we will be asked to vote on a proposed transportation improvements special purpose local option sales tax that would add 1 percent sales tax for 10 years. When you vote, please consider this...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2012-07-17/tsplost-nonstarter
Georgia weighs transportation tax

...people what's best for them."As much as people grumble about traffic congestion, winning support for transportation improvements might seem a snap. It's paying for it that could become a speed bump.Look at last November's referendum...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-04-25/georgia-weighs-transportatio
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Augusta has no ozone violations this year

...designation, which could trigger more controls on new industry and would make it more difficult to plan and finance transportation improvements. Mr. Kelly said non-attainment designations include the use of formulas that encompass three years of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/09/06/met_547140.shtml
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