Expansion Planned for Atlanta Streetcar
A proposed expansion of Atlanta's beleaguered downtown streetcar could turn the 'novelty' line into a truly useful transportation option in the car-centric city.
MARTA Asking Riders For Feedback On Route Redesign
Atlanta's transit agency is asking for public feedback before a major system redesign.
$300 Million in Train Station Improvements Coming to Atlanta
Work on MARTA's Rail Station Rehabilitation Program will continue over several years, with some big changes for Downtown Atlanta included in the plan.
Downtown Atlanta Association Calls for Changes to Proposed BRT Line
The group expressed concerns with changes made to a key segment, which leaves riders with fewer connections to existing transit and does not position the line for future growth.
Atlanta BeltLine Buying More Land for Affordable Housing
The agency has acquired 65 acres of properties reserved for affordable housing and job creation.
Public Input Sought to Inform Designs of $646 Million in New Rail Cars for Atlanta
Atlanta's new fleet of rail cars, expected for delivery in 2023, will include open gangways. Other design features of the new cars are still to be determined.
Streetcar Connection to the Beltline Could Benefit From Federal Funding
Flush with federal stimulus cash and angling for more, planners in Atlanta will explore alignment for a potential rail transit connection to the Beltline.
Increasing the Ambition for an Atlanta-Area Express Bus Lane Project
The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority recently proposed ambitious station design concepts to supplement the Georgia Department of Transportation's plans for a 16-mile express bus lane system on Ga. Highway 400.
Massive Transit-Oriented Office Complex Takes Shape in Atlanta
The State Farm regional hub will house more than 8,500 employees and provide access to public transit and local amenities.
$100 Million to Preserve Transit Oriented Affordable Housing in Atlanta
Atlanta continues its commitment to ensuring affordable housing supply in the city, announcing the most recent in a series of funded programs earlier this month.
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