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What to know if you must ride MARTA, use Atlanta transit right now

The transit agency is wiping down rail cars and buses, offering hand sanitizer, and changing service schedules.

Lindbergh MARTA stop’s transit-oriented community primed for makeover

Architect: "We’re activating the site and creating a place people will choose to be."

As ridership plummets, MARTA weighs fare adjustments, credit options for transit users

The coronavirus outbreak is forcing Atlantans indoors, and transit officials say slimmer services could result.

Stressing affordable housing over parking, latest MARTA-adjacent project breaks ground

About one-third of apartments at the Grant Park mixed-use development will be earmarked for lower rent prices.

Construction of MARTA’s King Memorial TOD could finally be on the horizon

Expect new apartments—some affordable—and retail space to replace surface parking at the transit hub.

MARTA hopes to add 2,000 parking spaces at high-traffic train stations

And advocates for good urbanism aren’t upset about it.

Cobb County could try transit referendum in 2022

Might the historically transit-averse government welcome MARTA some day?

Months after rejecting MARTA, Gwinnett County is launching transit committee

The goal is to create a report on the future of transit investment by year’s end.

MARTA transit could be back in cards for Gwinnett County

Just months after a majority of voters turned down the possibility, officials are back at the drawing board.

Midtown’s Arts Center MARTA Station primed for another artsy update

Spruce-ups continue around the busy station, with a livelier West Peachtree frontage planned.

How does Atlanta transportation affect public health? GSU researchers want to know

After $250K grant, subjects could earn free MARTA passes, cash, transportation counseling, and more.

Atlanta’s third transit-connected soccer field should debut within weeks

Soccer in the Streets installment has broken ground next to East Point’s MARTA station.

How MARTA is stepping up to fight Atlanta’s ‘food desert’ problem

Beginning this week, fresh produce is another reason to use mass transit.

Visuals: How this key MARTA stop is becoming more pedestrian-friendly right now

The DeKalb Avenue pedestrian bridge is soon to be back in business.

Pioneering autonomous shuttle to begin service at Doraville development this spring

Atlanta’s first driverless vehicle service will ferry passengers between Assembly Yards and nearby MARTA stop.

Amidst Super Bowl hoopla, local, national media spotlight streetcar shortcomings

Fortunately, MARTA’s heavy rail network impressed.

As Atlanta preps for Super Bowl LIII, derailed MARTA train disrupts travel to airport

The dilemma could be resolved today, but long lines still await travelers crossing TSA checkpoints.

Latest, greatest MARTA dream map could actually happen

Seriously!

District elections prove regional transit network ‘The ATL’ is moving forward

New transit authority continues to put operational pieces together, moving toward 2023 launch date.

Invest Atlanta launches $15M transit-oriented development fund, but is it enough?

Renovating the Hotel Clermont cost twice as much.

Edgewood MARTA’s transit development lands performing arts center

Rail-connected project for Atlanta youth dance group is scheduled to break ground Thursday.

After school at the West End MARTA Station’s new soccer fields

As Atlanta’s love for soccer blooms, Westside parents are grateful kids have another place to play after the bell rings.

MARTA board to vote on spending $2.5B for transit expansion in October

Some activists worry the Beltline won’t get the transit system it deserves; MARTA’s public survey closes next week.

How one Atlanta theater company is bringing virtual performances to MARTA

Because who doesn’t want to spice up their underground commute with a musical?

Feds say MARTA ridership is decreasing (gasp), but why?

Report: Atlanta transit system has logged ridership dips for two years running, despite boost in transit desirability.

Photos: Touring Spoke, MARTA’s first foray into transit-connected development

In MARTA’s quest to erase half-empty parking lots, apartment move-ins have begun.

MARTA: Atlantans don’t want just any transit on Beltline—they want light rail

Advocacy group Beltline Rail Now! is here to help.

Renderings: MARTA’s next mixed-use build aims for swanky in Decatur

Cortland Decatur East has topped out, with hopes of opening in August.

Georgia passes landmark legislation for regional transit; prepare for ‘The ATL’

It’s official: The region’s various transit agencies will operate under a unified name by 2023.

Georgia governor throws $100M behind metro Atlanta transit initiatives

Is this really happening in Georgia?

Peachtree Street corner atop downtown MARTA seeks building ideas

Development could fill a small lot ruled by an entrance to Peachtree Center MARTA Station.

Summerhill BRT line bags federal grant for new buses, 30 stops

The line will connect downtown to Georgia State’s redevelopment around former Turner Field.

Georgia Legislature lays groundwork for regional transit

A bill has passed in each chamber that would allow for increased funding for transit across the region.

Vibrant Midtown ‘Art Walk’ could run through heart of neighborhood

The project would connect from North Avenue Station to Arts Center, transforming Cypress Street and Peachtree Walk.

After public survey, vision for MARTA’s next mixed-use endeavor emerges

Tentative images show remake of East Lake station, as final public hearing draws near.

Throughout Atlanta, an array of transit-connected MARTA development is rolling

From Chamblee to Edgewood, development adjacent to MARTA stations is changing the game for transit agency.

Dunwoody office tower to rise alongside MARTA station

Along with the 16-story office and retail spaces, a new hotel is also in the works.

At Midtown MARTA Station, muralists sought for first step of ‘placemaking’ overhaul

Qualified painters requested for $20K initiative to spruce up transit center’s concrete walls.

MARTA to get new trains, Wi-Fi throughout, mobile payment

A contract for new cars, worth $1 billion, should be signed early this year.