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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  

CONTACT:

Alisa T. Jackson

Dec. 30, 2015

 

404.804.1717

MARTA Hosts Community Meetings Starting Jan. 4

 MARTA will host a series of public meetings about proposed and upcoming changes that will affect our customers. At these meetings, which start on Jan. 4 at MARTA Headquarters, the following topics will be discussed: Fare Policy Updates—In accordance with the Federal Transit Administration, MARTA adopted a revised fare policy, which governs fare changes. The 2013 policy is being updated and requires public input.

April Service Modifications—The following routes have been slated for changes that will go into effect in April 2016: Route 9-Toney Valley/Peachcrest Road; Route 24-East Lake/Hosea Williams Drive; Route 34-Gresham Road/Clifton Springs; Route 73-Fulton Industrial; Route 86-Fairington Road/McAfee Road; Route 99-Boulevard/Monroe Drive; Route 140-North Point/Mansell Park & Ride; Route 143-Windward Park & Ride; Route 172-Sylvan Road/Virginia Avenue and Route 185-Alpharetta/ Holcomb Bridge Road. 

Breeze Card Updates—MARTA is introducing a secure Breeze Card that will cost $2 and Breeze Tickets that will cost $1, effective Jan. 9, 2016. Current Breeze Cards will still be good for 18 months.

Holiday Group Pass—MARTA is introducing a new discounted one-day group pass that will allow customers to purchase 2-5 individual tickets to ride all day for only $7 per person – a $2 discount for each person.

All meetings will begin at 7 p.m. and will provide identical information. The public is invited to attend on the following dates:

 

Monday, Jan. 4

MARTA Headquarters, Atrium

2424 Piedmont Road

Atlanta, Ga. 30324

Tuesday, Jan. 5

Clayton County Library

865 Battle Creek Road

Jonesboro, Ga. 30236

Thursday, Jan. 7  

Maloof Auditorium                          

1300 Commerce Drive

Decatur, Ga. 30030


For more information, please contact Chris Pitts in the Department of Communications & External Affairs at cpitts@itsmarta.com or 404.426.3773.  

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