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South of Marietta: Abandon street concessions, unemployed vendors

As a teenager in the 90s, I couldn’t wait to leave school to go to work at Turner Field, and stop to see, Donnie, a street vendor that I grew to become familiar with because of my frequent purchases of: …

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MARTA rolls out new accordion buses

On Monday morning MARTA will be hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony at Five Points to introduce their line of buses… the accordion buses. The new “Articulated Buses” are powered by compressed natural gas (CNG) and cost $845,000 a piece.  A …

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MARTA rolls out new paratransit vehicles

On Friday MARTA rolled out their new fleet of paratransit vehicles. Kevin Shaw, a representative of MARTA, was on hand of a displaying of the  vehicles at the Five Points MARTA station.  “Ever couple of years MARTA updates their fleet …

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