Atlanta Journal-Constitution

My businesses grew as Atlanta rose to prominence. To succeed, I had to be bold and innovative, and so did Atlanta.

Atlanta became a world-class city and won the privilege of hosting the Olympics by being forward-thinking, but it has also faced challenges.

I’ve always believed challenges are best addressed by moving toward the future, not dwelling on the past.

One of the biggest challenges facing Atlanta today is the region’s limited public transportation network. On Tuesday, Atlantans can help their home city move toward a modern transportation system and I hope they will join me in checking “yes” on the ballot.

Every great city around the world has a world-class transportation system. Atlanta’s prominence in the world has grown, but its transportation has not kept pace. Its roads are congested and its transit system hasn’t expanded in over a decade.


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