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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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The Third’s a Charm…

MARTA “Challenger” Lamar Dixon’s personal account earned him a place in the winner’s circle during Month Three of our online contest.

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MARTA Adopt-a-Stop: Community Gardens & Informational Signage Partnerships

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.

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Risk avoidance via communication of wait times

When it comes to my time, I fear wasting it by not knowing if and when a train/bus is coming to get me to work or general life on time.

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Volunteer clean up days

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.

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Maintenance/Customer Service App

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.

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Both Sides of The Aisle – Experiences of A Choice and Transit Dependent Rider

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.

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