Reading material for your drive home

The great fear among business types is that the push for a sales tax for transportation — whether regional or statewide — will be swamped by Gov. Sonny Perdue’s decision to propose a reorganization of Georgia’s transportation agencies.

So Get Georgia Moving, a coalition pushing the increased funding for roads and rail, is trying to make sure the need for more funding doesn’t get lost in the congestion — with green-and-white billboards posted above some of metro Atlanta’s most reliable traffic bottlenecks.

The high-rise advertisements will be going up at:

  • I-285 at South Cobb Drive, northbound;
  • I-75/85 on the Downtown Connector, north of Abernathy Boulevard across from Turner Field, southbound;
  • I-75 at West Paces Ferry Road, northbound;
  • I-75 at Delk Road, southbound;
  • and I-85 at Jimmy Carter Boulevard, northbound.

The advertisements are intended to create a tide of e-mails and phone calls to legislators. will happily direct you to the proper one.

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Chris Broe

February 25th, 2009
6:10 pm

I like the See Rock City billboards best. I like that other famous billboard, you know, it has writing on it, oh, you know, the billboard with the writing on it, I cant think of the product, but I really like it. It’s a classic.