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Audit Suggests That MARTA Privatize Services

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – An audit finds that Atlanta’s public transit system will have to cut more services in a few years if it doesn’t control runaway costs. The audit released Monday also found that MARTA is spending […]

WAOK-AM–09/25/2012

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Breeze System Back To Full Operation

ATLANTA (WAOK)- MARTA officials say customers can now use credit, debit and cash to reload their Breeze cards. The Breeze fare system was knocked out of operation last week after a software upgrade “anomaly” that […]

WAOK-AM–09/09/2012

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MARTA To Expand

ATLANTA (WAOK/AJC)-MARTA board members voted Monday to proceed with plans totaling $3.5 billion to expand rail mostly in DeKalb County, contingent on whether voters approve a regional sales tax in July. The board green-lighted a […]

WAOK-AM–04/10/2012

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MARTA May Have Deep Cuts Ahead

ATLANTA (WAOK/AJC)-There may be some dark days ahead for MARTA.  General Manager Beverly Scott warned Monday that the transit agency needed to start preparing for deep service cuts in part because the state legislature failed […]

WAOK-AM–04/02/2012

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Busy Weekend Ahead In Downtown Atlanta

ATLANTA (APD/WAOK)-It is going to be a busy weekend downtown and the Atlanta Police Department has some suggestions on the best way for you to get around. Approximately 250,000 people are expected to visit the […]

WAOK-AM–02/16/2012

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Atlanta Breaks Ground On New Streetcar Project

ATLANTA – (WAOK)  Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed was among the dignitaries to help break ground on a new 95 million dollar streetcar project,  that is designed to bring jobs and businesses to the historic Auburn […]

WAOK-AM–02/01/2012

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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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Unemployed Atlanta Man Rewarded With Job For Honesty

ATLANTA -An unemployed man who found a purse filled with $500 and credit cards at the Lenox MARTA station and returned it to the owner has been rewarded with a job offer, reports Atlanta Business […]

WAOK-AM–12/16/2011

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MARTA Shooting Autopsy Results In

ATLANTA (WAOK)-Results of an autopsy on 19 year old Joetavious Stafford shows three shots to the body. One from the front and two from the back. Stafford was shot to death at the MARTA Vine City […]

WAOK-AM–10/18/2011

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Shooting At MARTA Station-UPDATE

UPDATE: The name of the MARTA officer involved in the shooting was released on Monday. Officer Robert Waldo has been with MARTA since 2008. MARTA officials also had more to say about the shooting itself. […]

WAOK-AM–10/16/2011

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