Diversity
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MARTA Accessibility Committee

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I. Purpose

The MARTA Accessibility Committee (MAC) was established to assist MARTA by:   

  • Connecting MARTA and the diverse communities it serves to achieve a greater awareness of the transportation needs of seniors and persons with disabilities;
  • Developing and suggesting procedures to identify and correct potential accessibility deficiencies in facilities, programs, services and communications;
  • Advising MARTA on issues surrounding individuals with disabilities and seniors and recommending appropriate steps; and
  • Providing recommendations to improve access to MARTA programs and services. 

II. Members

  • Jorge Urrea – Committee Chairperson
  • Leonard Stinson – Vice Chairperson (Representing: Cognitive/Developmental Disabilities)
  • Dr. Brad Fain – Principal Research Scientist, Chief, Human Factors Program Office – GA Tech Research Institute (Organization Seat Representing: Upper/Lower Extremity)  
  • Mark Gasaway – Deaf/Hard of Hearing
  • Robert K. Lossie - Upper/Lower Extremity   
  • Monica L. Manns – Recruitment & Intake Unit Manager, All About Developmental Disabilities (Organization Seat Representing: Cognitive/Developmental Disabilities)
  • Sandra Lee Owen - Personal Mobility Aid/Wheelchair User
  • Jimmy Peterson – Executive Director, Georgia Center of the Deaf & Hard of Hearing, Inc. (Organization Seat Representing: Deaf/Hard of Hearing)
  • Brent Reynolds - Blind/Low Vision
  • Kakwete "Kay" Sibetta – Associate State Director, Community Outreach, AARP (Organization Seat Representing: Seniors)
  • Robert Smith - Seniors 
  • Jordan Hall - Mobility Coordinator, Statewide Independent Living Council, GA (Organization Seat Representing: Personal Mobility Aid/Wheelchair User)
  • Vacant - (Organization Seat Representing: Blind/Low Vision)

III. 2020 MAC Meeting Schedule (Proposed)

All MAC meetings are held at the MARTA Headquarters building at: 2424 Piedmont Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30324. The MAC meets the second Tuesday of every other month from 10:00 am to 11:30 am and subcommittees meet on the off month of the MAC meetings as needed. The Committee meetings listed below are open to the public. Sign language interpreters for the Deaf or hearing impaired are present for all meetings. If you require a reasonable accommodation, please contact MARTA no less than ten days in advance of the meeting date. To request a reasonable accommodation, or to request information in another language or in an accessible format please call 404-848-4037 or 404-848-5665 TTY.

  • January 14, 2020
  • March 10, 2020 
  • May 12, 2020 
  • July 14, 2020
  • September 8, 2020 
  • November 10, 2020

IV. Meeting Minutes


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