A proposed penny sales tax for transportation would fund mostly road projects and is dividing advocates for alternative modes of transit. T-SPLOST would add one-cent to sales taxes and voters will decide its fate in 12 regions in July. The proposal has divided black lawmakers.
A new law going into effect July first gives Georgia bicyclists more protection. Lawmakers this year passed the Better Bicycling Bill. Savannah bike campaigner Drew Wade says, the law means motorists might have to move at least partly into another lane when passing cyclists on the road.