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Don’t Wait, Experience More MARTA Now

By Rhonda White, MARTA Media Relations Intern Nov. 8 marked a pivotal time in Atlanta’s transportation history. With an overwhelming 72 percent of Atlanta residents voting ‘yes,’ the MARTA half-penny sales tax will increase transit connectivity through bus and rail …

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Vote Yes to MARTA

The following was submitted by Carl Holt, an Atlanta voter who has been a supporter of MARTA for a long time. We appreciate the input from all of our customers and look forward to the vote on November 8th. On …

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Investing in Atlanta Transportation Today For a More Livable, Sustainable Future

By Brian Gist For too long, transportation in Atlanta has been synonymous with driving, with plenty of cars and congested roads, but few other options. Transit service has been notoriously infrequent or unavailable in many areas, making metro Atlanta among …

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MARTA Fresh Markets return at select stations with locally sourced produce

The second season of the Fresh MARTA Market kicked-off on Friday, Sept. 23 at the Five Points Station with a ribbon-cutting ceremony that celebrated the value of the program and its convenience for MARTA customers.

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Shovels Up for Edgewood/Candler Park Groundbreaking Ceremony

By Rhonda White MARTA Media Relations Intern, Summer 2016 Dirt sprung into the air on Monday, Aug. 22 to celebrate the groundbreaking for MARTA’s Edgewood/Candler Park Transit Oriented Development (TOD). MARTA partnered with Invest Atlanta and chose Columbia Ventures to …

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MARTA rolls out “bendy” buses, test drives a double decker

On Aug. 8, MARTA added 18 articulated buses – also known as “bendy” buses — to its fleet. The buses will be on the agency’s high-ridership routes throughout the metro area.

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62, 66 and 73. 1957, 1996, and 2016. Remember those numbers.

Make no mistake, transit expansion inside the city limits will be a game changer for what is consistently described as one of the most poorly designed cities in America.

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Why Uber Atlanta is Proud to Support MARTA’s Expansion

At Uber, we share MARTA’s goal of getting more people to their destinations safely and efficiently. We share their vision of an Atlanta that is less congested, has lower emissions, and is less dependent on cars.

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A Native Atlantan Talks Transportation

Atlanta has become the capital of Henry Grady’s New South through bold decisions and consensus building. SB 369 should pass and “What’s next?” should be the only question for transit expansion.

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Urban Sprawl’s Poster Child Grows Up

Atlanta’s sprawl fueled a booming economy but also isolated its poorest residents. Those without cars faced long commutes on MARTA’s underfunded, limited bus and rail service to get to their job.

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