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.


December 31, 2021 • Friday Facts

Friday Facts: December 31, 2021

In celebration of the Foundation's 30th anniversary in 2021, the Friday Facts included "a trip down Memory Lane," with photographs, news clips and articles thro

December 10, 2021 • Friday Facts

Friday Facts: December 10, 2021

Kyle Wingfield is recuperating from surgery and will be back in the office in the new year.

November 19, 2021 • Friday Facts

Friday Facts: November 19, 2021

Welfare reform and championing the dignity of work have been longtime, linked goals at the Georgia Public Policy Foundation since its founding in 1991, as this

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.

October 1, 2021 • Friday Facts

Friday Facts: October 1, 2021

In 2006, the Georgia Public Policy Foundation published a transportation study: “Reducing Congestion in Atlanta: A Bold New Approach to Increasing Mobility.”

September 17, 2021 • Friday Facts

Friday Facts: September 17, 2021

The Georgia Public Policy Foundation marked 30 years of “Changing Georgia Policy, Changing Georgians’ Lives” with a dinner celebration Thursday night at the Geo

September 3, 2021 • Friday Facts

Friday Facts: September 03, 2021

In less than two weeks, the Georgia Public Policy Foundation celebrates its 30th anniversary with a September 16 event at the Georgia Aquarium.

August 27, 2021 • Friday Facts

Friday Facts: August 27, 2021

The mayor of Orlando has asked city residents to conserve water to help preserve liquid oxygen for medical use for covid patients, according to NBC News. Liquid

August 20, 2021 • Friday Facts

Friday Facts: August 20, 2021

One of the founding principles of the Georgia Public Policy Foundation is to limit the role of government in the lives of Georgians.

August 6, 2021 • Friday Facts

Friday Facts: August 06, 2021

The Georgia Public Policy Foundation’s first luncheon briefing was in October 1993, two years after the Foundation was established.

July 16, 2021 • Friday Facts

Friday Facts: July 16, 2021

Housing affordability was one of the earliest policy challenges that drew the attention of the Georgia Public Policy Foundation, as this 1992 commentary demonst

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 […]

December 1, 2020

Transportation Tuesday: Gwinnett Transit Referendum Postmortem

Transportation Tuesday, December 1, 2020: Policy, news and views driving transportation. Gwinnett Transit Referendum Postmortem By Dave Emanuel When Gwinnett County voters defeated the county’s 2019 transit referendum, proponents blamed […]

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 […]


July 17, 2020 • Commentary

Gwinnett’s Billion-Dollar Transit Boondoggle

Insanity is often described as doing the same thing over and over expecting different results. Consequently, if a specific result is desired, the best approach


February 28, 2020 • Commentary

A Tail-Chasing Regional Transportation Plan

Citing an anticipated 2.9 million more people moving into metro Atlanta by 2050, the Atlanta Regional Commission Board this week approved a $172.6 billion “fisc

February 14, 2020 • Commentary

Put the Brakes on High-Speed Rail in Georgia

Every few years, high-speed rail advocates arrive in Georgia and argue for high-speed rail. Supposedly, Atlanta and the state as a whole will not become a world

December 20, 2019 • Commentary

Regional Transit Plan A Veritable Smorgasbord for ATLanta

The new Atlanta Transit Link Authority (ATL) has approved a 20-year, $27.4 billion plan for 13 metro Atlanta counties as they work to coordinate transit across the region. The regional transportation […]