Diversity
& Inclusion

MARTA Accessibility Committee

I. Purpose


The MAC was established to assist MARTA by: 

  • Connecting MARTA and the diverse communities it serves to achieve a greater awareness of the transportation need of seniors and persons with disabilities.
  • Developing and suggesting procedures to identify and correct potential accessibility deficiencies in facilities, programs, services and communications.
  • Advising MARTA on issues surrounding individuals with disabilities and seniors and recommending appropriate steps.
  • Providing recommendations to improve access to MARTA programs and services. 

II. Members

  • Jorge Urrea – Committee Chairperson
  • Dr. Brad Fain – Principal Research Scientist, Chief, Human Factors Program Office – GA Tech Research Institute  
  • Mark Gasaway – Representing the Hearing Impaired 
  • Monica L. Manns – Recruitment & Intake Unit Manager, All About Developmental Disabilities
  • Jimmy Peterson – Executive Director, Georgia Center of the Deaf & Hard of Hearing, Inc.
  • Ike Presley – Project Manager of Professional Development, American Foundation for the Blind 
  • Brent Reynolds – Representing the Blind 
  • Kakwete Sibetta – Associate State Director, Community Outreach, AARP
  • Leonard Stinson – Representing Cognitive/Developmental Disabilities
  • Gladys Taylor – Representing the Seniors 
  • Annette P. Walker – Director, Atlanta VA Medical Center

III. 2018 MAC Meeting Schedule 

  • January 9, 2018 – Closed Work Session
  • March 13, 2018
  • May 8, 2018
  • July 10, 2018
  • September 11, 2018
  • November 13, 2018

Meetings will be held at the MARTA Headquarter Building at 2424 Piedmont Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30324 from 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. 


Meeting Minutes

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