ATLANTA (WAOK/WXIA)- Over the next week, the rhetoric for and against the transportation tax referendum will kick into high gear as both sides in the debate inch their way closer to the finish line. The vote happens on July 31st. Early voting is now underway.
The 1% tax will fund billions of dollars worth of transportation projects over the next 10 years. Proponents of the tax say we’re already paying hundreds of dollars every year in lost time and gas money by sitting in traffic. Opponents say the list is bloated with pet local projects that won’t help the larger economy.
Here’s the full list of the 157 T-SPLOST projects, so you can see if any of them would actually help your commute. Click on any of the colored lines to see the purpose and cost of each project.