06 Jun '18, 5pm

#Pamplona MARTA to assume operations of Atlanta Streetcar

The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority will assume ownership and day-to-day operations of the Atlanta Streetcar from the City of Atlanta on July 1. Photo: MARTA The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) will assume ownership and day-to-day operations of the Atlanta Streetcar from the City of Atlanta on July 1. The four-car light rail system will be integrated into MARTA operations and its new Office of Light Rail Operations. This office will handle all daily operations, maintenance, and technical inspections. Communications, human resources, and policing, as well as other support services, will be provided by staff within current MARTA departments. RELATED: Siemens, Atlanta Streetcar form tech, digital service partnership “As MARTA looks at ways to provide more and better transit options, the streetcar presents an opportunity to expand with light r...

Full article: http://www.metro-magazine.com/rail/news/730021/marta-to-a...

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