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Atlanta Region Results:
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Statewide Results:

Region 1: NW GA rejected
Region 2: GA Mountains rejected
Region 3: Atlanta rejected
Region 4: Three Rivers rejected
Region 5: NE GA rejected
Region 6: Middle GA rejected
Region 7: Central Savannah R. passed
Region 8: River Valley passed
Region 9: Heart of GA passed
Region 10: SW GA rejected
Region 11: S. GA rejected
Region 12: Coastal rejected

On July 31, 2012, residents across the 10-county Atlanta region including Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Fulton, Gwinnett, Henry and Rockdale counties, as well as the City of Atlanta had the opportunity to vote on a referendum that would have funded $8.5 billion in transportation improvements through a regional one percent sales tax.This site provides information about the regional and local projects that would have been funded in the Atlanta region. The Georgia Department of Transportation maintains information for counties outside of the Atlanta region.

3 Ways to Get to Know the Regional Projects

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Google Earth Flyover Tours

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Project Maps & Fact Sheets

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Watch the Video:

Show 18 - “Transportation and a More Livable Future” features a look at how local governments, ARC and others are planning for an Atlanta region that is as vibrant and promising 30 years from now as it is today.

Studio guests include ARC Board Chair Tad Leithead, Norcross Mayor Bucky Johnson and Henry County Commission Chair B.J. Mathis who look at transportation and other factors that will shape the future of metro Atlanta.


Project Maps and Fact Sheets

Project Maps & Fact Sheets  

Final Report (5mb) Includes the final project list.
Project Fact Sheets (6mb)(updated January 2012)
               all documents are PDF format

Project Maps by Corridor: Project Presentations by Jurisdiction:

New project maps:    (7-2012)


All documents are in PDF format.

10 Facts about the Referendum10 Facts about the Transportation Referendum

ARC and the TIA

The Atlanta Regional Commission's involvement in the TIA process was documented by a graduate student. Read his summary.

New project maps:    (7-2012)
tsplost Expressway, Bridge & Interchange Projects
tsplost Road Corridors & Bridge Replacement Projects
tsplost Transit Expansion Projects
tsplost Transit Preservation Projects

Regional Transportation Referendum Frequently Asked Questions

Following the Money

A summary guide for
understanding the
“85/15” issue.

How it WorksHow it Works - Implementation of the Transportation Tax

Wireside Chats documentation including recordings of the calls and maps used for reference

Final Project List

2010 ARC Report on alternative transportation financing

ARC has worked with a team of economists to determine the economic impacts to the region, should this referendum pass.
Quick Facts from ARC Analysis

Technical Report on
Economic Impacts

Technical Report on
Travel Impacts
(Updated 6-21-12)

Current Sales Taxes by County

ARC Presentation Slides

(updated April 10, 2012)



Preguntas Más Fecuentes

Basic Fact Sheet