FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 9, 2019
MARTA HOLDS PUBLIC HEARING
ON PROPOSED BUS SERVICE CHANGES
ATLANTA—The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) will hold a public hearing on proposed bus service modifications on Monday, September 16 at the DeKalb County Public Library, located at 215 Sycamore Street in Decatur.
The following routes will be discussed:
- Route 19: Clairmont Road
123: Church Street/North DeKalb Mall
MARTA representatives will be on hand for a community exchange session beginning at 6 p.m., followed by the public hearing at 7 p.m.
MARTA regularly evaluates bus route performance including scheduling, on-time performance, ridership, and safety. Modifications were recommended based on feedback received from customers and the Authority’s service analysis.
All changes accepted by the MARTA Board of Directors will become effective December 7, 2019.
PUBLIC HEARING DETAILS:
DeKalb County Public Library
215 Sycamore Street
Decatur, GA 30030
Exchange: 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Hearing: 7 p.m.
To ride MARTA to the public hearing: Take the Blue Line to Decatur Station, exit on Church Street and travel one block east.
A sign language interpreter will be available at the hearing.
If you cannot attend the hearing but would like to share comments, you may: (1) leave a message at 404-848-5299; (2) write to MARTA’s Office of External Affairs at the address below; (3) complete an online comment card at
www.itsmarta.com; or (4) or fax your comments no later than September 23, 2019, to 404-848-4179.
Copies of the proposed bus service modifications can be found on
www.itsmarta.com and will be available at MARTA’s headquarters, 2424 Piedmont Road, N.E., Atlanta, Ga. 30324, from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.