Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority
Resident Sues MARTA for Suspending Bus Service Due to the Coronavirus
A local transit advocate is using legal pressure in an effort to hold the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) accountable for bus transit cuts in the early months of the pandemic.
A Look at Accessibility in Atlanta
A wheelchair user describes what it's like to travel on Atlanta streets and on the city's public transit system.
Younger, Low Income, Minority Voters Favored Transit in MARTA Referendum
New maps show demographic trends in voting after a March special election to expand MARTA in the Atlanta region.
MARTA Launches Station Overhaul, Calls For $100B Transit Investment
CEO and General Manager Jeffrey Park urged a "moonshot for transit" to keep up with population growth over the next 40 years.
Gwinnett County to Vote on Joining MARTA
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.
Making the Most of Atlanta's $2.5 Billion Transit Investment Fund
The city of Atlanta recently gained a windfall of transit funding revenue in the form of a half-cent sales tax. The question now becomes whether the city can maximize the $2.5 billion investment.
Review of November 2016 Transportation Ballot Measures
About 50 transportation measures appeared on local ballots on November 8, 2016. To date, Planetizen reviewed outcomes in nine regions in six states. Here we compare the measures in terms of revenue, taxes, projects, and reasons for failure.
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Benton-Franklin Council of Governments (BFCOG)
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