On a single night in January 2020, 3,240 people were identified as experiencing homelessness in Atlanta. Of those, 939 were unsheltered.
Source: Point-in-Time (PIT) Count
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Those seeking shelter may view transit property as a safe haven, but their presence raises customer concerns about safety and security. In response, MARTA adopted a humane, service-centered approach to address the issue.