The first MARTA heavy rail train went into service in 1979, and it was along the East/West Line, which served a suburb in east Atlanta, the first stretch of MARTA rail radiating
This is one second wave Gwinnett County, Ga., officials cannot wait to see unfold. For the second time in less than two years, voters may get the chance to decide if transit
Before the COVID-19 pandemic put a sledgehammer to the nation’s economy, Atlanta’s MARTA was planning on a big expansion. Now it might be looking at a big contraction. The Atlanta Regional Commission
Special Report: On the Front Line—MARTA has a plan in place to preserve social distancing when shelter-in-place orders are lifted
Clear the area. That should be the first priority for transit agencies when shelter-in-place orders are finally lifted. As a measure of preserving social distancing, rail platforms will have to be cleared
Fitch Ratings has placed the ratings of five large U.S. public transit agencies on Rating Watch Negative. The following ratings are affected:
Railroad companies might have to deal with another wet spring. Atlanta board passes plan that includes $11 billion for rail transit. Judge removes himself from Purple Line case. Amtrak decides to repair
The city of Atlanta is getting ambitious with its transportation planning, but so is traffic congestion when it comes to covering the area.
In the decades-long battle between public transportation and the private automobile in metropolitan Atlanta, the private automobile has been the clear winner. Significant road construction has occurred, and ridership on public transportation
Gwinnett County is a large (436 square mile) suburban/exurban county included in the metropolitan Atlanta area, northeast of the city center. Proponents and opponents of extending the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority
MARTA rolled out its project timeline for its More MARTA program, and for some it is less.