MARTA

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After a public engagement process and a political process played out in 2018, MARTA and the city of Atlanta can now focus on what gets built, when, according to the $2.7 billion More MARTA capital investment plan.
MARTA via The SaportaReport
April 30, 2019, 7am PDT
New maps show demographic trends in voting after a March special election to expand MARTA in the Atlanta region.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
April 3, 2019, 9am PDT
The third time was not the charm for a transit sales tax in Gwinnett County, Georgia.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
February 26, 2019, 2pm PST
Suburban Gwinnett County could change the course of its history by finally voting to connect to the Atlanta region's transit network.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
February 6, 2019, 7am PST
Cobb County is supposed to join a new regional transit authority called The Atl, but it hasn't chosen how to fund its participation yet.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
February 3, 2019, 1pm PST
Traffic and cars play a central role in the social media chatter surrounding the Super Bowl in Atlanta.
Planetizen
January 17, 2019, 11am PST
CEO and General Manager Jeffrey Park urged a "moonshot for transit" to keep up with population growth over the next 40 years.
Smart Cities Dive
November 9, 2018, 6am PST
The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) is working on mixed-use development plans for a location near Kensington Station, in DeKalb County.
SaportaReport
October 20, 2018, 1pm PDT
The Atlanta region could soon gain a commuter rail line similar to those found in New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
September 27, 2018, 1pm PDT
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.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
September 17, 2018, 10am PDT
Emory College printed an editorial supporting a MARTA light rail line on the Clifton Corridor.
Emory News
September 13, 2018, 6am PDT
Survey says...More MARTA.
Curbed Atlanta
September 1, 2018, 7am PDT
With $2.5 billion in new transit funding generated by a half-cent sales tax, Atlanta has choices about the future of its public transit systems. One advocate says investments should target economic mobility for low-income communities.
SaportaReport
August 5, 2018, 11am PDT
Transit activists celebrated the good news that residents will finally be given the opportunity to join the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority but bemoaned that they would have to wait till March 2020 to vote on the one percent sales tax.
WSB-TV - Atlanta
June 29, 2018, 12pm PDT
Due in part to a parking shortage, Atlanta firms are doling out higher rents to get closer to MARTA stations.
Bisnow
June 6, 2018, 7am PDT
They say if you love something, you should set it free.
The Atlanta-Journal Constitution
May 24, 2018, 7am PDT
Atlanta needs federal funding to make its light rail and bus service dreams a reality, but it already has $2.5 billion in sales tax revenue to work with.
Atlanta
March 16, 2018, 5am PDT
Regional transportation officials gathered recently in Atlanta to tout a new era of regional cooperation, focused on delivering public transit improvements.
SaportaReport
March 11, 2018, 5am PDT
The amenity in highest demand for companies looking to develop office space in Atlanta might surprise people: it's access to public transit.
Bisnow Atlanta
March 9, 2018, 5am PST
The Summerhill Bus Rapid Transit Project—on track to become the first bus rapid transit line in the state of Georgia—received a critical bath of funding from the federal government this week in the form of a $12.6 million TIGER grant.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution