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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 […]
Just as Atlantans proudly tout the Beltline and the airport as transportation gems, MARTA and Atlanta’s neighborhoods can collaborate to elevate MARTA’s status to that of an integral transportation component that connects people rather than dividing them.
Wouldn’t it be great if MARTA developed a volunteer program and regularly held community cleanup days where riders and neighbors could come together and mop the floors, scrub the walls, or touch up paint to make the stations look great.
A smartphone application that allows customers to text and photo maintenance and customer service complaints would ultimately lead to a safer and more pleasant MARTA experience.
With as much as Atlanta likes to beat it’s chest that it’s a ‘world-class city,’ without a competent, comprehensive, and consistent public transportation system, it’s merely puffery.