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MARTA gets $30M state grant to improve A/V system in rail stations

Posted on June 27, 2016

ATLANTA — The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) won a $30 million state grant to drastically improve its new audio-visual information system at 38 rail station, Creative Loafing reports.

The grant is part of $75 million in funding announced statewide, which will also fund electric buses in Athens, Ga. and create new signage and some shelters at MARTA bus stops in Fulton, DeKalb and Clayton Counties.

The new A/V system planned for MARTA's 38 rail stations will include multilingual signs, quicker communications, and displays of bus schedules and arrival times for MARTA and other connecting transit agencies. For the full story, click here.

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