After months of planning and months of delays, the Atlanta Streetcar starts today.
An inaugural ride will take place from the maintenance facility on Edgewood Ave at 10:30 a.m. and end at Woodruff Park to be a part of the grand ceremony and ribbon cutting at 11:00 a.m.
The ribbon cutting ceremony is expected to be attended by: Mayor Kasim Reed, A.J. Robinson, president of Central Atlanta Progress; Keith Parker, CEO of MARTA; Yvette Taylor, regional administrator for the Federal Transit Authority and people from Atlanta’s local business and residential communities.
The Streetcar will offer free service for three months starting today, and afterwards will be $1 for adults for a one way fare and free for children under the height of 46″ with a paying adult.