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Date: 06/13/19 14:00
GA: MARTA Board makes transit decisions
Author: Lackawanna484

and they go for the bus rapid transit as the first two projects.  Light rail and streetcars come later, years later.

Emory University, a huge employer, makes an appeal for an alternative which improves access to the university

https://www.ajc.com/news/local-govt--politics/marta-board-approves-atlanta-expansion-timeline/rJ2JvE8F1h2XWGYfFupwdJ/



Date: 06/13/19 15:20
Re: GA: MARTA Board makes transit decisions
Author: Duna

Lackawanna484 Wrote:
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> and they go for the bus rapid transit as the first
> two projects.  Light rail and streetcars come
> later, years later.
>
> Emory University, a huge employer, makes an appeal
> for an alternative which improves access to the
> university
>
> https://www.ajc.com/news/local-govt--politics/mart
> a-board-approves-atlanta-expansion-timeline/rJ2JvE
> 8F1h2XWGYfFupwdJ/



BRT vs. LRT:  Much less expensive to construct and operate. Higher capacity.



Date: 06/13/19 15:30
Re: GA: MARTA Board makes transit decisions
Author: SP4360

Great news for duna.

Lackawanna484 Wrote:
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> and they go for the bus rapid transit as the first
> two projects.  Light rail and streetcars come
> later, years later.
>
> Emory University, a huge employer, makes an appeal
> for an alternative which improves access to the
> university
>
> https://www.ajc.com/news/local-govt--politics/mart
> a-board-approves-atlanta-expansion-timeline/rJ2JvE
> 8F1h2XWGYfFupwdJ/



Date: 06/13/19 15:37
Re: GA: MARTA Board makes transit decisions
Author: Duna

SP4360 Wrote:
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> Great news for duna.



Great news for travelers & taxpayers.

Let the highest value mode prevail.



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