TITLE

Atlanta Mayor Pushes Economic Development Plans, Including Transit Loop

AUTHOR(S)
DeSue, Tedra
PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;1/6/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32044, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Atlanta, Georgia, Mayor Shirley Franklin yesterday told the metro area's business community her plans to boost economic development, including a huge project that could rely on debt to help create a mass transit loop encircling the city. Franklin gave her state of the city address to the City Council on Monday and then made the address to the business community yesterday. While she did not specify any bond programs, or even discuss how some of her ideas will be funded. Franklin laid out a road map for what she said would help the city maintain its designation as the economic driver of the Southeast.
ACCESSION #
15635298

 

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