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Need Details On Transit Tax, Clifton Corridor? Come to This Meeting

Decatur Mayor Bill Floyd and other officials will talk about these issues at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, at Glenn Memorial Church at Emory University.

Four local leaders will gather Wednesday night to discuss and answer questions about an upcoming referendum that will have long-lasting implications for metro Atlanta.

A town hall meeting on will be held at Glenn Memorial Church, 1660 North Decatur Road NE, Atlanta, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 25.

Among the speakers: Decatur Mayor Bill Floyd, DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis, MARTA CEO & General Manager Beverly Scott and Mike Alexander, chief of the Atlanta Regional Commission's research division.

If the July 31 referendum passes, residents in a 10-county region would pay a 1-cent tax to fund massive transportation improvements. Planner hope the projects would loosen the gridlock that is one of Atlanta's big negatives.

Locally, passage would mean probable construction of the $1.6 billion . The line would run from the Lindbergh Center to the Avondale Marta station, with stops at the CDC and Emory.

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