More MARTA Plan Shifts Resources From the Clifton Corridor to the Beltline

The final version of the More MARTA plan—a plan to spend $2.7 billion on the Atlanta region's public transit system—will be up for consideration in October.
September 27, 2018, 1pm PDT | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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"MARTA would spend more than half a billion dollars to build light rail along the Atlanta Beltline under a final transit expansion plan unveiled Thursday," reports David Wickert.

"The agency also would build light rail along the Clifton Corridor to Emory University and along Campbellton Road in southwest Atlanta. And it would extend the city’s streetcar line west to the Atlanta University Center area and east to the Beltline."

Changes to the plan since an earlier version was released in May include shifts money from the Clifton Corridor to the Beltline, as predicted in reports earlier this month.

Planetizen also picked up the news of the public survey gathering input on the proposed plan.

The agency's Board of Directors will consider the More MARTA plan on October 4.

For more background, here are two opinion pieces written to advocate for all or part of the plan:

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Published on Thursday, September 27, 2018 in Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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