Even with the Atlanta Regional Commission's $25 million lifeline, MARTA's still nearly $110 million in the red. Yesterday, the transit agency released its budget proposal, which includes several changes it's mulling to cut costs. Here's a quick rundown:
MARTA riders could potentially see:
MARTA employees could potentially see:
If you want the specific details transit agency's cash situation, download MARTA's 2010 budget proposal (PDF).
MARTA will hold public hearings to solicit citizen input about the proposed changes. Those dates and locations are pasted after the jump.
Tuesday, June 16, 2009
Atlanta City Hall
55 Trinity Ave.
Bus routes 21, 49, 55, 97 from Five Points Station.
Special bus shuttle will be provided from the Five Points Station.
North Fulton Service Center
7741 Roswell Road
Sandy Springs, 30350
Bus route 87 from the Dunwoody or North Springs Station.
Wednesday, June 17, 2009
South Fulton Service Center
5600 Stonewall Tell Road
College Park, 30349
Bus route 180 from College Park Station
Maloof Auditorium (Downtown Decatur)
1300 Commerce Drive
One block west of Decatur Station
(Information sessions will begin at 6:00 p.m. at all locations on both nights.)
Typical Atlanta City action - much ado about nothing. Strain at a gnat and swallow…