Gwinnett sets open house events to educate public on transit referendum, MARTA expansion

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Gwinnett County residents will go to the polls on March 19 to vote on a referendum to expand transit services. If the referendum passes, Gwinnett’s transit system and services will expand based on Gwinnett’s plan and its contract with MARTA. The expansion will be funded through a one-cent sales tax for transit.

In preparation for the Transit Referendum, the county will host a series of open house education sessions. The sessions will be held on the following dates:

  • Tuesday, Jan. 22 – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Bogan Park Community Recreation Center Community Room, 2723 North Bogan Road, Buford
  • Wednesday, Jan. 23 – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Pinckneyville Park Community Recreation Center Community Room, 4650 Peachtree Industrial Blvd., Berkeley Lake
  • Thursday, Jan. 24 – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Mountain Park Activity Building, 1063 Rockbridge Road, Stone Mountain
  • Monday, Jan. 28 – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Grayson City Hall Senior Center, 475 Grayson Parkway, Grayson
  • Wednesday, Jan. 30 – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., George Pierce Park Community Recreation Center Community Room, 55 Buford Highway, Suwanee
  • Monday, Feb. 4 – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Lucky Shoals Park Community Recreation Center Community Room, 4651 Britt Road, Norcross
  • Thursday, Feb. 7 – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Duluth City Hall, 3167 Main St., Duluth
  • Saturday, Feb. 9 – 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., OneStop Norcross, 5030 Georgia Belle Court, Norcross
  • Monday, Feb. 11 – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Dacula Park Activity Building, 2735 Old Auburn Road, Dacula
  • Tuesday, Feb. 12 – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Sugar Hill City Hall, 5039 W Broad St., Sugar Hill
  • Thursday, Feb. 21 – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Shorty Howell Park Activity Building, 2750 Pleasant Hill Road, Duluth
  • Saturday, Feb. 23 – 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Snellville City Hall, 2342 Oak Road, Snellville
  • Thursday, Feb. 28 – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Fire Academy, 3608 Braselton Highway, Dacula
  • Monday, March 11 – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science, and Technology, 970 McElvaney Lane, Lawrenceville
  • Georgia Gwinnett College, dates and location TBD

 

The sessions are open to the public and residents are welcome to drop in anytime.

For more information about the contract, visit the County’s website at www.GwinnettCounty.com. For more information about the transit plan, visit www.ConnectGwinnettTransit.com.

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