Read about MARTA's part in the Atlanta regional solution to transportation, and how they're working across the region with transit partners and planning agencies. Even as fuel prices fluctuate, MARTA will be part of environmental and traffic alleviation goals by planning new services, upgrades, transit partnerships, and envisioning new transit solutions such as the Beltline. Find out more about MARTA's plans for the future and share your thoughts here!
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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 …
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 …
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 …
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.
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 …
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.