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Bus Transportation

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Bus Companies Shut Down For Safety Violations

ATLANTA (WAOK)-Dozens of East Coast bus companies are being shut down by federal authorities.  The U.S. Department of Transportation cited multiple safety violations in issuing the order against 26 bus operators.  Federal regulators claimed the […]

WAOK-AM–06/02/2012

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Bus Crash Injures 19

ATLANTA (AP) – A spokeswoman for Atlanta’s MARTA bus system says 19 people including the driver were taken to the  hospital after a bus crashed on the city’s southwest side.     Atlanta Fire Capt. Jolyon (JOE-lee-on) Bundrige says […]

WAOK-AM–01/23/2012

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MARTA Fares Increase

Atlanta (WAOK)-MARTA fares rise from $2 to $2.50 beginning today.  This is the second time in two years fares have gone up. MARTA last raised its regular fares in October 2009, from $1.75 to $2. It […]

WAOK-AM–09/21/2011

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MARTA Riders Must Pay More

Get ready to dig a little deeper in your pocket to ride on MARTA. The transit agency board on Wednesday voted to raise one-way fares from $2 to $2.50 some of the highest rates in the nation. The fare […]

WAOK-AM–06/22/2011