It’ll still cost a whole dollar to ride the downtown trolley.
Does MARTA have a prayer of saving the expensive transit alternative?
The line will connect downtown to Georgia State’s redevelopment around former Turner Field.
After a year of work, downtown’s master plan is almost done, forecasting a future with major developments, preserved history.
Nearly three miles of Peachtree was reserved for pedestrian enjoyment as part of ASA’s 2017 finale.
While many have lambasted the streetcar for operational deficiencies, new projects have been transforming neighborhoods all around it.
Plans for the streetcar-adjacent building call for offices, a library, podcast studio, and coffee shop.
System-wide rollout could take years, but easier payment method could spread to other transit agencies in the metro.
Nearly two and 1/2 years after opening, Atlanta’s beleaguered blue streetcars are finally gaining traction.
A range of Georgia leaders (none from MARTA or Atlanta) will provide the House of Representatives a report by the end of the year.
Nearly $3 billion worth of federal funding expected for Atlanta could vanish with new budget proposal.
Initiative by the city brings data from array of sources including Waze, MARTA, Relay bike share, and the Georgia DOT.
The good news: Atlantans hoping for their taxes to go toward impactful projects have chance to weigh in
With the threat of a government-led shutdown in the rearview, and with referenda in the near future (Nov. 8) that could change everything, Atlanta Streetcar leaders are looking toward fresh, inventive ways to spark interest.
A long-vacant street corner in Sweet Auburn, currently occupied by a parking lot, could soon be bustling with activity. Permits have been filed for construction of a student housing facility with street front retail at Auburn and Piedmont avenues.
Years ago, plans called for a streetcar specifically for this stretch of much-traveled road, but due to a lack of federal funding, the city only got as far as building the east-west loop and the maintenance facility beneath The Connector.
Even before the Atlanta Streetcar opened — over budget and behind schedule — it’s been a source of endless fodder. While press surrounding the streetcar has been mostly doom and gloom for the better part of two years, things are looking up. Maybe.
State to city: Address issues by June 28 ... or else. The mandate by the Georgia Department of Transportation gave the city and MARTA until the end June 28 to address a ton of problems listed in audits by the entity.
A recent letter from the Georgia Department of Transportation set an ultimatum for streetcar solutions for what it says are outstanding maintenance and staffing shortfalls. Is that the latest batch of streetcar troubles, or something overblown?
For those who want to the power to (hypothetically) chose how MARTA grows in coming years, a new website — appropriately billed as "MARTA Menu" — has come on line that allows users to decide what projects move forward given limited funds.
Earlier this year, legislators paved the way for the largest expansion of MARTA service in decades. But while it could be the beginning of something great, some are beginning to worry that it's too little too late.
If anyone had a doubt that Sweet Auburn knows how to party, this weekend offered evidence to the contrary. The 32nd annual Sweet Auburn Springfest drew tens of thousands of people to the burgeoning 'hood for three days of music, shopping, and food.
At a "transportation summit" the other night, Bryant Poole, Sandy Springs’ assistant city manager in charge of transportation planning, pitched a radical idea that streetcars could theoretically operate on Roswell Road, swallowing two lanes for cars.
$500 million will be made available in the 2016 round of TIGER discretionary grants. Last year, the streetcar was among many projects left out of the coveted federal funding pool.