ATLANTA—MARTA will hold public hearings on Thursday, Sept. 14, for proposed bus service
modifications in DeKalb and Fulton counties. All changes accepted by MARTA’s Board of Directors will become effective Dec. 9, 2017.
The public is invited to attend the hearings. MARTA representatives will be on hand to answer questions beginning at 6 p.m. followed by the public hearings at 7 p.m. The previously scheduled public hearing for Sept. 11 in Clayton County will be rescheduled for a later date.
Proposed bus service modifications are as follows:
Route 3:MLK Jr. Drive/Auburn Ave.
Route 4: Thomasville/Moreland Ave./MTC
Route 13: Atlanta Student Movement Blvd./Hunter Hills
Route 16: Ralph McGill Blvd./N. Highland/Lenox
Route 24: Hosea Williams Drive/McAfee Road
Route 40 (New): Peachtree Street/Downtown
Route 42: Pryor Road/McDaniel Street
Route 49: McDonough Boulevard
Route 55: Jonesboro Road/Hutchens Road/Forest Parkway
Route 81: Venetian Hills
Route 86: Peachcrest Road/Snapfinger Road/Fairington Road
Route 95: Metropolitan Parkway/Hapeville
Route 107: Glenwood Road
Route 110: Peachtree Street (The Peach)
Route 111: Snapfinger Woods Drive/Stonecrest
Route 115: Covington Highway/South Hairston Road
Route 116: Redan Road/Stonecrest
Route 126: North Lake/Chamblee
Route 142 (Demonstration Status): Hosea Williams Drive/McAfee Road
Route 155: Windsor Street/Lakewood Ave/Polar Rock
Route 162: Alison Court/Delowe
Route 172: Sylvan Road/Virginia Avenue
Route 192: Old Dixie/Tara Boulevard
Route 295 (New): Metropolitan Campus Express
Route 889 (Demonstration Status): Oakley Industrial.
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.
CURRENT PUBLIC HEARING SCHEDULE:
Thursday, Sept. 14, Maloof Auditorium 1300 Commerce Drive Decatur, GA 30030 Community Exchange: 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. Public Hearing: 7 p.m. Riding MARTA: Walk one block west of Decatur Rail Station
Thursday, Sept. 14 Fulton County Assembly Hall 141 Pryor St., SW Atlanta, GA 30303 Community Exchange: 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. Public Hearing: 7 p.m. Riding MARTA: Bus Routes 32, 49, 55, 74, and 186.
Copies of the proposed bus service modifications will also be available at MARTA’s headquarters in the Office of External Affairs, at 2424 Piedmont Road, Atlanta, GA 30324, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.
A sign language interpreter will be available at the public