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Transit Governance Task Force Recs: FAIL

As this summer's vote on T-SPLOST approaches, all eyes have been on the Georgia legislature and their efforts to draft legislation to create some kind of regional transportation body to better coordinate efforts toward improving infrastructure. As ever, the Atlanta Business Chronicle's Maria Saporta is on the case and her (quite correct) verdict on the first draft of this legislation: it's bad. The problems are numerous and definitely warrant a read of her full piece. But the fact that the bill as first presented gives equal voting rights on matters of transportation to representatives of counties and cities that don't contribute funds to regional transportation programs is a good indicator of the overall tone and content. [Saporta Report]