If a new transit agency is created to handle bus and rail service in the Atlanta region, Fayetteville Mayor Ken Steele says he doesn’t want Fayette County to have any part in it.
Any new such agency should only have jurisdiction, and a likely sales tax, in counties that “either have transit at this time or would like to have transit,” Steele said in an interview last week.
A resolution passed last month by the metro Atlanta Regional Transportation Roundtable includes such language, Steele said. He added, however, that the final decision rests with the Georgia legislature. Read More»