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Public Hearings

Notice of Public Hearings:
December 1, 2, & 4, 2014

Notice is hereby given that the Board of Directors of the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) will hold public hearings for the purpose of considering

Proposed Bus Service Modifications for March 21, 2015

Proposed routing and/or segment adjustments for the following bus routes:

Route 1 - Centennial Olympic Park/Coronet Way: This route is proposed to terminate at North Avenue
Station. The segments along Luckie Street (between Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd. and Pine Street), Centennial Olympic Park Drive (between North Avenue & Pine Street and Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd. & Marietta Street), Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd. (between Centennial Olympic Park Drive & Spring Street), Spring Street, Marietta Street, Forsyth Street, Alabama Street, Peachtree Street, and Martin Luther King Jr. Drive will be discontinued. The route will be renamed Route 1 – North Avenue/Coronet Way.

Route 15 – South DeKalb/Candler Road: The trips that currently terminate at GA Perimeter College will be extended along Panthersville Road past River Road to Left - Bouldercrest Road, Right - Forest Parkway, Right - Grant Road, Right - Anvil Block Road which will be the new terminus.
The Route 15 extension will be renamed Route 15 - Candler Road/South DeKalb/Forest Parkway. Service along River Road, Linecrest Road, and Clevemont Road remains unchanged.

Route 16Noble: This route is proposed to terminate at Civic Center Station. The segments along Courtland Street, Peachtree Center Avenue, Auburn Avenue, Peachtree Street, Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Broad Street, and Alabama
Street will be discontinued.

Route 55 – Jonesboro Road/Hutchens Road: This route will be extended from Conley Road and Jonesboro
Road south along Jonesboro Road to Forest Parkway turnaround in Clayton County. The segment along Jonesboro Road between Hutchens Road and Conley Road will be discontinued.
The segment along Hutchens Road, Forrest Park Road, and Conley Road will be provided bi-directional service.
This route will be renamed Route 55 – Jonesboro Road/Hutchens Road/Forest Parkway.

Route 74 – Flat Shoals: This route is proposed to be extended to terminate on Rainbow Way and Candler Road via Ember Drive. The route will operate alternating service (every other trip) via Flat Shoals Road and Whites Mill Road to the new terminus location. Additionally, this route is proposed to terminate at King Memorial Station. The segments along Lloyd Road, Cavalier Drive, Jamestown Way, Williamsburg Drive, Williamsburg Way, Memorial Drive, Capitol Avenue, Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Broad Street, Alabama Street, Peachtree Street, and Mitchell Street will be discontinued.

Route 84 – East Point/Camp Creek: This route will operate a short turn alignment between East Point Station and Camp Creek Market Place on weekdays until approximately 8:00 p.m. and Saturdays until approximately 9:00 p.m. The short turn alignment will provide service to the Social Security Administration Office on weekdays instead of Route 82 - Camp Creek/Welcome. The service frequency will be reduced to the Camp Creek Parkway (between Princeton Lakes Pkwy. & Old Fairburn Rd.), Old Fairburn Road, Fairburn Road, N. Camp Creek Pkwy, and Hogan Road segments during this time. Sunday service remains unchanged with all trips operating from East Point Station to N. Camp Creek Parkway.

Route 196 – College Park/Church/Upper Riverdale/Mt. Zion: This new route will originate from College Park Station South Bus Bay, Interstate 85 South to Interstate 285 East, Riverdale Road Exit, then Riverdale Road, Garden Walk Blvd., Highway 85 (SR 85), Main Street (S.R. 139), Church Street, Highway 85 (S.R. 85), Lamar Hutcheson Pkwy. to GRTA Park/Ride, continue Lamar Hutcheson Pkwy., Upper Riverdale Rd, Tara Blvd., Mt. Zion Rd. to Southlake Mall terminus.

Mobility: Implement complementary ADA service for the above new and extended routes to comply with the Americans
with Disabilities Act of 1990.

Monday Dec. 1 

 Tuesday Dec. 2 

Thursday Dec. 4

3717 College Street
College Park, 30337
College Park
Public Safety Complex
7:00 p.m.
Community Exchange: 6-7 p.m.
Staff available to discuss MARTA initiatives.
Riding MARTA: Riding MARTA: Route 172 from College Park Station

68 Mitchell Street, Suite 3100
City of Atlanta
Old Council Chambers Auditorium
7:00 p.m.
Community Exchange: 6-7 p.m.
Staff available to discuss MARTA initiatives.
Riding MARTA: Bus Routes 32, 49, 55,
and 74 from Five Points Station.

1300 Commerce Drive
Decatur, 30030
Maloof Auditorium
7:00 p.m
Community Exchange: 6-7 p.m.Staff available to discuss MARTA initiatives.
Riding MARTA: Walk one block west of Decatur Station.

2424 Piedmont Road NE
Atlanta, 30324
MARTA Headquarters
7:00 p.m.
Community Exchange: 6-7 p.m.
Staff available to discuss MARTA initiatives.
Riding MARTA: Across the street from north end of the Lindbergh Center Rail Station.

 112 Smith Street
Jonesboro, 30236
Clayton County
Board Room
7:00 p.m.
Community Exchange: 6-7 p.m.
Staff available to discuss
MARTA initiatives.

for Clayton County
public hearing only,
please contact MARTA
External Affairs at

Copies of the proposed bus service modifications will also be available at MARTA’s Office of External Affairs, 2424 Piedmont Road, N.E. Atlanta, Georgia 30324 during regular business hours, Mon-Fri 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

For formats (FREE of charge) in accordance with the ADA and Limited English Proficiency regulations contact (404) 848-4037. For those patrons requiring further accommodations, information can be obtained by calling the Telephone Device for the Deaf (TDD) at 404 848-5665.

In addition, a sign language interpreter will be available at all hearings. If you cannot attend the hearings and want to provide comments you may: (1) leave a message at (404) 848-5299; (2) write to MARTA’s Office of External Affairs, 2424 Piedmont Road, N.E. Atlanta, GA 30324-3330; (3) complete an online Comment Card at; (4) or fax your comments no later than December 12, 2014 to (404) 848-4179.

All citizens of the City of Atlanta and the counties of Fulton, DeKalb, Clayton and Gwinnett whose interests are affected by the subjects to be considered at these hearings are hereby notified and invited to appear at said times and places and present such evidence, comment or objection as their interests require.

Keith T. Parker, AICP General Manager/CEO

Click here to view a printable version of this information.

Community Meetings 

Help Us Shape Clifton Corridor!

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The Clifton Corridor Transit Initiative is MARTA’s proposed light rail line linking the Lindbergh and Avondale Stations. It
will provide rail service to one of the region’s most congested areas – and biggest job centers – serving Emory University &
Hospital, CDC, Children’s Healthcare, and VA Hospital.

Come to one of our Scoping meetings to:

  • Find out the latest developments
  • Learn more about the environmental study
  • Answer your questions about the project

Thursday, December 4, 2014, 6-8 pm
Westminster Presbyterian Church
1438 Sheridan Rd. NE, Atlanta, GA 30324

Tuesday, December 9, 2014, 6-8 pm
Emory Student Activity & Academic Center
Room 316
1946 Starvine Way, Decatur, GA 30033

For more information:

Click here for a printable version of this information

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