Transit. Bicycles. Pedestrian streets. Public art displays. A festive spirit. Awareness of climate change. Those were just some of the themes metro Atlanta leaders expressed upon their return from Montreal during the 26th LINK trip that took place from Aug. 15 to Aug. 19.
MARTA currently is planning to spend $259.4 million to rebuild the downtown Five Points station with more than $200 million coming out of the limited More MARTA revenue. But the proposed redesign is getting pushback from key stakeholders.
As a lover of transit – especially rail, my heart has been broken repeatedly by the unrealized opportunities metro Atlanta has had over several decades.
By John Ruch Grilled by an Atlanta City Council committee worried about abrupt changes and lack of communication on Jan. 25, MARTA’s chief pledged a priority list of new transit projects is coming soon and strongly hinted what some may be. MARTA General Manager and CEO Collie Greenwood also told the council’s Transportation Committee that the Atlanta […]
Collie Greenwood, MARTA’s interim general manager and CEO, has been named the sole finalist for the permanent job.
MARTA Reach, six-month pilot program of on-demand transit, ended Aug. 31 – after ridership in the program increased by 50 percent in the last month.
Riding an all-electric bus, MARTA leaders Tuesday celebrated receiving a recent grant of $19.3 million from the Federal Transit Administration to purchase a total of 25 electric buses and install the charging infrastructure.
As MARTA enters a pivotal moment for regional transit in Atlanta, it has launched a pilot program that could radically change how the agency serves riders.
MARTA’s board of directors held an emergency meeting Saturday afternoon following the Friday night death of Jeffrey Parker, general manager and CEO of the transit agency.