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February 16, 2023 • Commentary
Atlanta streetcar: Grand plans and failed ambitions
Atlanta’s streetcar has proven to be both more expensive than expected, while serving less people than predicted.
December 20, 2022 • Blog
Improving Atlanta’s traffic congestion
The state’s transportation policy goals must prioritize improving mobility and relieving congestion.
October 20, 2022 • Commentary
Facts-Based Principles and Practical Recommendations: Guide to the Issues 2022
The Georgia Public Policy Foundation is excited to announce the release of the latest edition of Guide to the Issues!
September 30, 2022 • Commentary
Toll Roads: A Solution to Metro Atlanta’s Traffic Nightmare
A necessary part of the solution to Atlanta’s traffic problem is creating more toll roads.
July 22, 2022 • Commentary
BRT is the Right Move for MARTA
Bus Rapid Transit is the practical, value based, and equitable solution to public transportation in the Campbellton Corridor.
March 4, 2022 • Reason
There Are Many Problems With Democrats’ Plan for a Federal Gas Tax Holiday
A federal gasoline tax holiday would undermine the user fee system for funding highways and could worsen inflation.
November 15, 2021 • Press Release
Study on Mileage-Based User Fees for Georgia Debuts at State Capitol
Transportation Expert to Testify on Mileage-Based User Fees for Georgia
November 5, 2021 • Commentary
Propane Prices Hit the Gas, the Wallets
Propane is an odorless by-product of natural gas processing and petroleum refining, but soaring prices for the fuel are set to cause a big stink.
July 9, 2021 • Commentary
New Express Lanes to Ease Taxpayer Toll
Atlanta Braves’ fans still chuckle about Pascual Perez, who missed his start for the Braves after getting lost on Interstate 285. It was August 1982, and the 25-year-old drove around the 64-mile beltway […]
July 8, 2021 • Blog
Have Tolls, Will Travel
When it comes to transportation policy in Georgia, good – or at least, better – things often come to those who wait. A decade ago, regional T-SPLOST referendums were pitched […]
April 16, 2021 • Commentary
Tesla & Nikola: A 21st-Century Fairy Tale
Once upon a time monsters ruled the streets and highways of the world. They drank gasoline and diesel fuel, belched fire and spewed bad, bad chemicals and soot out of […]
February 26, 2021 • Commentary
Get on Board with Buses for Equitable Transit
U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg says one of his top priorities is addressing inequities such as “transit deserts,” particularly in communities of
December 8, 2020 • Blog
Transportation Tuesday: December 8, 2020
Transportation Tuesday is the newest in a series of Georgia Public Policy Foundation policy briefs. Others are Medical Monday’s Checking Up On Health and Tax and Spend Tuesday. The Transportation Tuesday post of […]
October 27, 2020 • Blog
Transportation Tuesday: October 27, 2020
Transportation Tuesday is the newest in a series of Georgia Public Policy Foundation policy briefs. Others are Medical Monday’s Checking Up On Health and Tax and Spend Tuesday. PPPs: An […]
October 1, 2020 • Press Release
Foundation Releases ‘Guide to The Issues 2020’
Atlanta – The Georgia Public Policy Foundation released its Guide to The Issues 2020 today, providing policy recommendations on 13 critical areas that state policymakers are expected to – and […]
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