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MARTA to test double-decker bus until the end of August

5:35 pm Jul. 18, 2016

Starting this week, commuters will have a chance to try out MARTA’s latest experiment.

MARTA is road-testing a double-decker bus which can hold up to 100 people. They’ll be testing the bus until the end of August.

Its first stop

Heavy traffic expected after delay-free holiday weekend

12:50 pm Jul. 8, 2016

Enjoyed navigating metro Atlanta last weekend without the typical roadwork that clogs interstates?

Don’t get used to it.

After suspending construction-related lane closures for the long Fourth of July weekend, Georgia Department of Transportation crews will be out

MARTA expands amenities for cyclists

5:38 pm Jul. 7, 2016

Good news for people who pair public transit with cycling: MARTA’s making it an easier option.

Since 2015 MARTA has offered bike racks and repair kiosks at several stations including the Lindbergh Center, Ashby, Edgewood/Candler Park, Five Points,

Construction suspended for Fourth of July weekend

4:25 pm Jun. 30, 2016

By Asia Burns

The Georgia Department of Transportation is trying to ease Fourth of July traffic congestion, officials said. In a press release, the department said it will suspend construction-related lane closures on interstate and major

Atlanta near bottom of national driver safety report

2:36 pm Jun. 28, 2016

For Atlanta drivers who see accidents on a daily basis and wonder which cities they might compare to, a new report offers an answer—not many.

Allstate Insurance Agency’s annual “America’s Best Drivers Report” ranks the 200 most populous U.S.

Traffic will give you time to think of the perfect Father’s Day gift

11:04 am Jun. 17, 2016

If you’ve had trouble picking out a Father’s Day present, fret not. Sitting in weekend traffic will give you plenty of time to mull it over. Expect several lane closures and delays as you make your way to visit dad.

Northwest Corridor Express Lanes


One northbound lane and two southbound lanes will be closed between Windy Hill Road and Cumberland Boulevard from 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. on Friday and Saturday.

One southbound

MARTA says no fare increase in 2017

11:56 am May. 13, 2016

MARTA announced there will no fare increase in 2017.

The transit system proposed a budget of $453.3 million for 2017 on Wednesday. The budget, scheduled to be adopted June 2, says there will be no increase in base