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AJC poll: Georgians back transit, but say no to tax hike to pay for it

Georgians overwhelmingly support greater access to buses and trains to improve transportation in the state, but they have very little interest in increasing taxes to pay for them, an exclusive new poll for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution found.

The poll, conducted Monday through Thursday, found nearly 60 percent of Georgians believe improving transportation is important and nearly 70 percent support new bus and rail lines. Yet only 36 percent of respondents said they'd pay higher taxes to fund any kind of transportation project.

Read more: http://www.myajc.com/news/news/state-regional-govt-politics/ajc-poll-georgians-back-transit-but-say-no-to-tax-/njkPX/#14d1dc0c.257099.735610

Interactive: Georgia poll results: http://www.myajc.com/news/jan-2015-poll/

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