Today’s Headlines

  • Public Funding for Falcons Stadium Balloons to $600 Million (WABE)
  • MARTA Launches Program to Reward Most Frequent Customers (AJC)
  • Sierra Club and Local Democrats Plan to Bring MARTA to Gwinnett (Atl Progressive News)
  • Connecting Amtrak to MARTA Opens a Lot of Possibilities for Atlanta Airport (AJC)
  • First Day of Sunday Service on Athens Transit Exceeds Average Saturday Service (Banner-Herald)
  • Hattiesburg Considers Fare Increases for Transit Service and Marketing (Hattiesburg American)
  • Ride NOLA Report Finds RTA Has Prioritized Streetcars to Detriment of Bus Service (City Lab)
  • Durham-Chapel Hill Choose Alternative Commutes While Raleigh Drives Alone (News & Observer)
  • Amtrak Announces Walk-Up Service for Bicycles in North Carolina (Travel Pulse)

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Anti-Rail Lawmaker Lets MARTA Bill Out of Committee, For a Seat on Transportation Committee (AJC) ATL Urbanist Tweets Graph Highlighting Lack of MARTA Investment Saporta Report: Georgia Must Support Transit for Economy to Remain Competitive Millennials Band Together for MARTA Expansion (AJC) Planners Look to Make Atlanta Less Hellish for Walking (Next City) The BeltLine Is Spurring … Suburban Development? (Curbed) […]

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Koch Brothers Aim to Saddle Tennesseeans With Outmoded, Failing Infrastructure (Times Free Press) Meanwhile, People in Middle Tennessee Are Clamoring for Transit (Nashville NPR) Atlanta, Fulton County Leaders Meet to Devise MARTA Expansion Funding Plan (Saporta Report)  AJC Columnist: Political Lip Service Does Nothing for Transit and Puts Atlanta Behind AJC Columnist: Move MARTA Expansion Forward a Little at a Time TCPalm: Horns From Passenger […]

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GA Sen. John Albers: Why Plan for Tomorrow When People Are Stuck in Traffic Today? (AJC) Albers and Alpharetta Mayor Propose Highway BRT as Distraction From MARTA Rail (WABE) AJC Columnist Parrots Dumb “Robocars Will Make Transit Obsolete” Meme Henry County Residents Show Support for Transit (Neighbor Newspapers) Transit Improvements a Priority for People in and Around Tampa (TBO) […]

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Georgia Democrats Slam Governor Deal for Disregarding Transit (AJC) GA House Minority Leader: MARTA Makes Atlanta a “Destination for New Jobs” (Better Georgia) Sports Stadiums Haven’t Done Much for the People of Atlanta (AJC) Smyrna’s Free Bike-Share Program Well Received (Atlanta Magazine) Amtrak “VIP Train” Aims to Win Support for Restoring Service Lost After Katrina (North Escambia) Key West Hires […]

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With Expansion Plan Smothered by State Lawmakers, What’s Next for MARTA? (AJC) Mayor Reed Still Threatening Road Bill If MARTA Doesn’t Get Its Share (AJC) Cobb’s Busiest Bus Route Looks to Expand Service as Riders Wait for BRT (MDJ) SC Legislators Propose One-Shot Funding Scheme to Fix and Build Roads (T&D) Charlotte’s South End Low-Income Housing […]