By MARIA SAPORTA >> Original Story
MARTA is no longer a four-letter word in metro Atlanta.
For years, MARTA has been the battered and neglected transportation stepchild in Georgia. But today, it’s on the rebound.
The ninth largest transit agency in the country operating in the black. Its ridership is up. Its trains are running more often. It’s even improving its bus service ─ cut during the Great Recession and tight budget years.