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April 2014

Atlanta Revisits its Streetcar ‘Routes’ to Help Revitalize City

The 2.7-mile Atlanta Streetcar will provide improved connectivity between existing MARTA heavy rail, express bus services, planned light rail and locations not well-served by transit today.

February 2014

Five Questions: Keith Parker, GM/CEO MARTA

When taking over as GM/CEO of MARTA in Dec. 2012, Parker, who has a large array of both public and private sector experience in diverse communities around the country, said he’d like to change the perception of the agency.

November 2013

Track deaths force BART to change protocol, explore options

The deaths of two track workers forced BART to end its “simple approval” method that allowed workers to walk along the tracks in pairs, with one person serving as the lookout.

March 2012

Referendums continue to find success, but it’s not an easy road

While 79% of state and local ballot measures to boost transportation passed in 2011, many are fighting an uphill battle. In Atlanta, a major ballot measure looks to fund a wide-ranging transportation plan, including $3.2 billion for public transit.

November 2010

Advocates Step Up Fight for Transit Services

Across the country, labor, environmental, school and community groups banded together to demand financial support to keep public transportation available to all citizens. Some won the public eye, but not more of the federal purse just yet.

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