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MARTA bus’s photobombing of the Georgia Dome implosion goes viral

Monday morning the producers of the Weather Channel had intentions of filming the implosion of the Georgia, but a MARTA bus had unexpectedly done a photobomb.       Today’s Georgia Dome implosion isn’t the first time the MARTA bus …

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Campbell believes the Braves move to Cobb County is “Blasphemous”

Former city of Atlanta mayor, Bill Campbell, recently sat down with local station, WXIA 11 Alive, to talk about the history of the 1996 Atlanta Olympic games and the Braves move to Cobb County, a move that he considers, “blasphemous.” …

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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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Teenage girl found dead in DeKalb County

Monday night a teenage girl was found dead lying with gunshot wounds on a sidewalk of Flat Shoals Road at a MARTA bus stop A pedestrian reported the dead body, and the DeKalb County Police are trying to determine the …

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ATT Georgia sues city of Atlanta and MARTA for cost of relocating utilities

Less than only a month of operations, the Atlanta streetcar is in court defending themselves in a $8 million dollar lawsuit by ATT Georgia. Filed in Fulton County courts last month, the lawsuit argues that ATT was forced to relocate …

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Will MARTA Be Offering Service In Clayton?

After a long strenuous wait, Clayton County residents will now have the opportunity to vote whether or not to bring the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority to the area. Residents will be voting in November to be charged an extra penny sales …

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A Classic History of MARTA

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Have you seen MARTA's Big Ass Fans?

Seriously… have you seen the Big Ass Fans?  MARTA has installed new industrial ceiling fans called, “Big Ass Fans,” in the entrance of some of their stations.  Delta T Corp., doing business as (dba) Big Ass Fan Co, is a …

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MARTA considers expansion with six new stations up GA 400

Several local media outlets are reporting that MARTA is studying options of opening six new stations on the north line to go along GA 400. The Atlanta Business Journal states, “the agency is focusing on an alignment that would run …

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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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