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Campaign wants millennials to get onboard with transit

6:00 am Mar. 14, 2016

Thinking about going somewhere? Think transit.

That’s the message want to get across in a new social media campaign targeted toward millennials. The attitude of the campaign is sarcastic and funny to get peoples’ attention and get them thinking about how they could incorporate local bus or MARTA ridership into their everyday lives.

RELATED NEWS: New transit website to streamline trip planning

So why the social media

Can Atlanta Streetcar snag competitive grants?

6:00 am Feb. 29, 2016

Last year, a half-dozen potential transportation projects in Georgia were left in the dust in a heated nationwide race for federal TIGER grants, including proposals to expand the Atlanta Streetcar and improve transit bus service

Atlanta approves Streetcar expansion plan

5:19 pm Dec. 9, 2015

The Atlanta City Council has approved a new Streetcar System Plan, which includes five crosstown routes in addition to 22 miles of streetcar service along the Beltline.

All totaled, the plan consists of a 50-plus mile

Georgia passed over for TIGER grants

11:02 am Oct. 29, 2015

Georgia didn’t catch the TIGER by the tail this year.

The popular grant program, which in past years has been used to fund the Atlanta Streetcar and pay for part of the Beltline’s buildout, skipped over