Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA)

Atlanta, GA 30324

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2424 Piedmont Road, NE
Atlanta, GA 30324
United States
http://www.itsmarta.com/
404.848.5000

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MARTA provides transit serivce to the metro Atlanta region. 

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MARTA’s balanced FY25 operating and capital budgets emphasize keeping system in state of good repair, growing ridership

June 14, 2024
The budget prioritizes projects necessary to ensure customer safety, those associated with the arrival of the new railcars and new buses and infrastructure, station rehabilitation...
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Safety & Security

APTA recognizes six agencies with 2024 Rail Safety and Security Excellence Awards

The six agencies awarded an APTA Rail Safety and Security Award were evaluated based on the effectiveness, benefit level, innovation and transferability of some their projects...
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MARTA to begin transformation of Five Points Station in July

May 30, 2024
The first phase of the $230 million project will be the deconstruction of the concrete canopy while future construction phases include building a new canopy that allows for ample...
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MARTA reopens Airport Station after six-week renovation

May 21, 2024
The $55 million Airport Station Project is part of MARTA’s approximately $1 billion multi-year Station Rehabilitation Program.
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Infrastructure

MARTA Board of Directors adopts amended locally preferred alternative for Rapid Southlake BRT

May 15, 2024
The amendment allows Rapid Southlake to advance to the 30 percent design phase and to have a direct connection to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.
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Atlanta Mayor Dickens issues Administrative Order for infill MARTA rail stations, BRT line

April 15, 2024
In addition to identifying the infill station locations and BRT corridor, the order calls for community engagement and directs the identification of financing options.
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Passenger Info

MARTA marks Autism Acceptance Month with rail announcements featuring children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

March 26, 2024
The announcements include a reminder to not litter, to report suspicious activity and messages of escalator and elevator safety.
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Atlanta Regional Commission Board approves major update to Atlanta MTP

The MTP will allocate $168 billion in federal, state and local funding through 2050 to improve transportation and safety across the 20-county region in Atlanta, Ga.
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MARTA adds two to Office of External Affairs

Feb. 15, 2024
Sr. Director of Government & Community Affairs Jennifer Larosa and Government Affairs Program Manager Stephanie Johnson Hardy will work together with MARTA leadership to advance...
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Fare Collection

MARTA selects INIT to provide automated fare collection system

With INIT's AFC 2.0, MARTA will be able further optimize operations and increase farebox recovery.

Articles & News

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Management

TOD updates from MARTA and Santa Clara VTA

May 31, 2024
MARTA and Santa Clara VTA are working with developers to increase housing options near their respective transit systems.
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Safety & Security

APTA honors five transit agencies with 2024 Bus Safety, Security and Emergency Management Awards

May 2, 2024
The 2024 award winners were rewarded in categories based on bus ridership and submissions are evaluated on criteria including effectiveness, benefit, innovation and transferability...
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Management

ATU locals reach two three-year agreements with two transit agencies

Aug. 11, 2023
ATU Local 732 reached a three-year collective bargaining agreement with MARTA that features new benefits in MARTA’s healthcare coverage and ATU Local 788 reached a three-year ...
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MARTA, city of Atlanta and community representatives celebrated the start of construction on the Summerhill BRT project - the region's first BRT project.
Infrastructure

MARTA, Atlanta break ground on region’s first BRT line

June 16, 2023
The Summerhill BRT will be the first of several BRT lines planned as part of the authority’s MARTA Rapid service.
Mass Transit
APTA recognized its 2023 Rail Safety, Security and Emergency Management Awards winners at its Rail Conference that was held in Pittsburgh, Pa.
Safety & Security

APTA honors nine agencies with 2023 Rail Safety, Security and Emergency Management Awards

June 15, 2023
The awards, which added a new emergency management category this year, recognize transit organizations’ proactive safety and security efforts.
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Safety & Security

MARTA Police Department saw reduction in 2022 crime statistics

The transit police department reports both Part 1 and operator assaults were down in 2022 and the department achieved state law enforcement certification, a reduced vacancy rate...
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MARTA has placed a safety hold on streetcar service until the wheel assemblies of its streetcars can be replaced.
Maintenance

MARTA expedites streetcar wheel replacement following safety hold on service

Dec. 12, 2022
MARTA’s decision to place a safety hold on streetcar service follows a comprehensive assessment of known wheel issues that had degraded beyond a point of acceptable risk.
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MARTA to pursue BRT for Clayton County

The updated BRT-only Locally Preferred Alternative will better match Clayton County commuter preference to have all-day, frequent transit service.
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The MARTA Board of Directors’ GM/CEO Search Committee advanced Collie Greenwood as the sole finalists to lead the authority; Greenwood's recommendation is expected to be brought before the board this month.
Management

MARTA names Collie Greenwood as sole finalist for role of GM/CEO

Oct. 7, 2022
Greenwood has been serving in the role in an interim capacity and is credited for employing ‘steady, skilled leadership.’
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CX programs can improve customer satisfaction, attract riders and improve morale.
Management

Diverse strategies in customer experience programs across North America help increase ridership, improve morale

Sept. 28, 2022
As programs develop, it will be essential to get buy-in at all levels, provide CX staff with the resources required and continue an obsessive focus on customer experiences to ...

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Management

Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners approves notice of intent to call for referendum for $17 billion transit plan

The current proposal, which was approved by the board in September, does not include any MARTA expansion in Gwinnett County and would reconfigure and extend bus routes, adding...
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Bus

MARTA launches year-long celebration of Civil Rights leaders with bus honoring the King family

Jan. 5, 2024
MARTA is focusing its efforts on celebrating Atlanta Civil Rights leaders throughout 2024, starting with a bus design honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King...
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FTA triennial review finds MARTA in good position to remain competitive for future federal funding

Jan. 4, 2024
The review looked at 23 different program areas and found the agency was in a competitive standard.
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Vehicles

MARTA, Georgia Department of Natural Resources deploys two decommissioned railcars into Atlantic Ocean

Dec. 27, 2023
In September, the dismantled older model railcars were stripped of hazardous materials and contaminants and inspected and approved by the U.S. Coast Guard for deployment as artificial...
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Infrastructure

MARTA advances Clayton Southlake BRT project

Dec. 8, 2023
The $338 million project now moves into proposals for final design for the entire 15.5-mile alignment and a potential airport connection.
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Shelters, Stations, Fixtures, Parking & Lighting

MARTA advances Five Points Station Transformation Project to public review process under NEPA

Dec. 6, 2023
Five Points Station is the largest and busiest rail station in the MARTA system and the connecting point for all four rail lines and nine bus routes.
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Infrastructure

MARTA Board of Directors advances Safe Routes to Transit Project

Nov. 10, 2023
The Safe Routes to Transit Project will allow MARTA to provide safe, accessible connections to existing MARTA service at multiple locations.
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Management

USDOT awards MARTA $1.75 million in funding for TOD accelerator

Oct. 30, 2023
MARTA is looking to invest federal dollars into a TOD accelerator that aims to close capital funding gaps.
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Fare Collection

MARTA Board of Directors awards contract to INIT for new fare collection system

Oct. 13, 2023
The new automated fare system, AFC 2.0, will be deployed over a five-year period and will allow for multiple methods of payment, including debit and credit cards and mobile wallets...