What's happening: On November 4, 2014, Clayton County voters will decide whether to join MARTA to begin bus and, if possible, rail service.
Early Voting Began: Monday, October 13, 2014
Early Voting Ends: Friday, October 31, 2014
Saturday & Sunday Voting: October 25 - 26, 2014
Main Early Voting Location: (770) 477-3372
Elections & Registration Office
121 S. McDonough Street
Jonesboro, GA 30236
More Polling Places: http://www.mygavote.com
The investment: The one cent sales tax would raise about $46 million a year in Clayton County.
The benefits: The one cent sales tax would pay for a mix of local bus routes, paratransit, and either bus rapid transit or commuter rail in:
● Riverdale ● College Park ● Forest Park ● Morrow
● Jonesboro ● Lovejoy and other Clayton communities.
The ballot question: “Clayton County has executed a contract with Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority, dated as of July 5, 2014. Shall this contract be approved? _____YES _____NO”
Clayton Bus & Rail Map: http://www.junctionatl.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/2025-Bus.jpg
MARTA-Clayton Contract (16 pages):
MARTA Clayton Extension Engineering Report (with more maps) (40 pages):
Click Here for Advance Voting Dates & Locations: http://www.mygavote.com
What you can do: Call Jessica! Help distribute educational materials about the vote on MARTA. Contact Jessica at (770) 907-4983. Leave a voice mail if she is out talking to voters. Or stop by the Friends of Clayton Transit Education Center 6483 GA Highway 85 Riverdale, Georgia 30296.