The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) will hold three community meetings to discuss proposed bus service modifications to 25 routes. The meetings are scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 9 at the Clayton County Riverdale Library, Wednesday, Jan. 10 at the Adamsville Recreation Center, and Thursday, Jan. 11 at the South Fulton Service Center 

MARTA representatives will be on hand for the meetings which begin at 6:30 p.m. and conclude at 8 p.m. All changes accepted by MARTA’s Board of Directors will become effective Apr. 14, 2018. 

MARTA regularly evaluates bus route performance including scheduling, on-time performance, ridership, and safety. Modifications were recommended based on feedback received from customers and the Authority’s service analysis. 

Modifications to the following routes will be discussed:
• Route 1: Marietta Blvd./Joseph E. Lowery Blvd;
• Route 3: Martin Luther King Jr. Dr./Auburn Ave.;
• Route 12: Howell Mill Rd./Cumberland;
• Route 1414th St./Blandtown;
• Route 26Perry Blvd./North Ave.;
• Route 37: Defoors Ferry Rd.;
• Route 50: Donald Lee Hollowell Pkwy.;
• Route 51: Joseph E. Boone Blvd.;
• Route 58Atlanta Industrial/Hollywood Rd.;
• Route 60: Hightower Rd./Moores Mill;
• Route 66Lynhurst/Greenbriar;
• Route 68Donnelly Ave./Peyton;
• Route 82: Camp Creek Pkwy./Welcome All Rd.;
• Route 84: Washington Rd./Camp Creek Marketplace;
• Route 93: Headland Dr./Princeton Lakes;
• Route 153H.E. Holmes/Browntown;
• Route 180Fairburn/Palmetto;
• Route 181: Washington Rd./Fairburn;
• Route 189: Flat Shoals Rd./Scofield Rd.;
• Route 191: Riverdale/ATL International Terminal;
• Route 813 (formerly Route 13): Atlanta Student Movement Blvd.;
• Route 850: Carroll Heights/Fairburn Heights;
• Route 853 (formerly Route 53): Collier Heights;
• Route 856 (formerly Route 56): Baker Hills/ Wilson Mill Meadows;
• Route 867 (formerly Route 67): Harland Terrace/Dixie Hills 

Copies of the proposed bus service modifications will also be available at MARTA Department of Planning, located at 2424 Piedmont Road, Atlanta, GA 30324, from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. 

If you cannot attend and want to share comments, you may: (1) leave a message at 404-848-5299; (2) write to MARTA’s Department of Planning; (3) complete an online Comment Card at www.itsmarta.comThe deadline for public comments is Jan. 25. 

 

COMMUNITY MEETING DETAILS: 

Tuesday, Jan9, 6:30 p.m. – 8p.m.
Clayton County Riverdale Library  (420 Valley Hill Rd.Riverdale, GA  30274)

 

Wednesday, Jan. 10,  6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Adamsville Recreation Center (3201 MLK Jr. Dr. SW, Atlanta, GA  30311)

 

Thursday, Jan 11, 6:30 p.m. – 8p.m.
South Fulton Service Center (5600 Stonewall Tell Rd., College Park, GA  30349)

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