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Notice of Public Hearings:
April 13, 14 & 16, 2015

Notice is hereby given that the Board of Directors of the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) will hold public hearings for the purpose of considering

Proposed Bus Service Modifications for August 8, 2015

Proposed routing and/or segment adjustments for the following bus routes:

Route 8 North Druid Hills: Add Sunday service. Route proposed to operate seven (7) days a week.

Route 21-Memorial Drive
Route 21 service will be extended along Memorial Drive to Capitol Ave. inbound and outbound to GA State Station. The inbound routing will maintain current routing to Hill Street, then continue Memorial Drive, Right-Capitol Ave., continue Piedmont Ave. then continue current routing along Piedmont Ave., Gilmer Street, and Jesse Hill Jr. Dr. to designated bus bay. The outbound routing to King Memorial Station will operate via continue Jesse Hill Jr. Dr., Left-M.L.King Jr. Dr., Left-Washington St., Left-Capitol Square, Right-Capitol Ave., Left-Memorial Dr., Left-Grant St., Right-Decatur St. into King Memorial Station. The segments along Hill and Decatur Streets will be discontinued. The routing to/from King Memorial Station to Kensington Station remains

Route 74-Flat Shoals
Route 74 Whites Mill Rd. segment will be realigned to operate via Lloyd Rd. inbound and outbound from Five Points. The outbound routing from Five Points will maintain current routing to Whites Mill and Lloyd Roads then Right-Lloyd Rd., Left-Flat Shoals, Left-Candler
Rd., Right-Ember Dr., Left-Rainbow Way to current terminus location. The Inbound routing will operate via Left-Candler Rd., Right-Flat Shoals Rd., Right-Lloyd Rd., Left-Whites Mill Rd. then continue current routing to Five Points (Pryor & Wall Streets). The segment along H. F. Shepard Dr. will be discontinued.

Route 75 Tucker: Add Sunday service. Route proposed to operate seven (7) days a week.

Route 148 Medical Center/Riveredge Parkwy:
Route 148 will be realigned to operate from MARTA’s Sandy Spring Station to Riveredge Pkwy., instead of Medical Center Station, to improve schedule adherence.

Route 148 will operate from Sandy Springs station via: Right- Perimeter Center West, Left-Mt. Vernon Hwy., Left-Roswell Rd., Right-Mt. Vernon Hwy., Right-Powers Ferry Rd., continue Powers Ferry Rd., Right-New Northside Dr., Left-Interstate North Pkwy., Right-Riveredge Pkwy., Right-Northside Dr., Left-Powers Ferry Rd., Left-Mt. Vernon Hwy., then continue routing to return to Sandy Springs Station. Route 148 will be renamed 148-Sandy Springs/Riveredge Pkwy.

Route 191-SR 85-Riverdale Road/ Forest Parkway/Justice Center
Route 191 will operate from the Clayton County Justice Center to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (International Terminal) via: Left-Tara Blvd., alternating trips (every other trip) between Flint River Rd. and GA-138 (North Ave.), Right-SR-85, Right-Lamar Hutcheson Pkwy., Into GRTA/XPRESS Park & Ride, continue Right-Lamar Hutcheson Pkwy., Left-Valley Hill Rd., Bear Left at fork to continue Valley Hill Rd., Continue across SR 85, continue Main Street (SR 139), Right-Church Street, continue Riverdale Rd. (SR 139), Right-Garden Walk Blvd., Left-SR 85, Right-Forest Pkwy., Left-Old Dixie Rd., Left-Old Dixie Hwy., Left-Charles W. Grant Pkwy., Continue into Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (International Terminal along Maynard H. Jackson Jr. Blvd.)

Route 193-Jonesboro Road/ Forest Parkway/Justice Center
Route 193 will operate from the Clayton County Justice Center to East Point Station via: Left-Tara Blvd., alternating trips (every other trip)between Smith & N. Main Streets and Battle Creek Rd., Jonesboro Rd. (SR 54), service Clayton State University, continue Jonesboro Rd. (SR 54), Left-Forest Parkway, Right-Old Dixie Rd., Left-Old Dixie Hwy., continue Porsche Ave., continue Central Ave., continue Central Ave., Left-Irene Kidd Pkwy., Left-Main Street into East Point Station.

Route 195 Forest Parkway/Roosevelt Highway
Route 195 will operate from College Park Station North Bus Bay to Anvil Block Rd. & Lunsford Drive via Left-Harvard Ave., Left-E. Main Street, Right-Lee Street, Left-Main Street, continue Roosevelt Highway, Right-Herschel Rd., Left-Old National Highway, continue Old National Highway, Left-Godby Rd., continue S. Hampton Rd., Right- W. Fayetteville Rd. (SR 314), Left-Phoenix Blvd., continue Forest Parkway, Left-Bouldercrest Rd., Left-Anvil Block Rd. to Lunsford Dr. which will be the terminus. Inbound to College Park Route 195 will operate via I-675 South to Forest Parkway Exit then continue regular route.

Lovejoy/Justice Center Flex Route
This service will be operated utilizing a smaller vehicle (30 foot with 15-24 seat capacity depending upon wheelchair accommodations) along a fixed route alignment between Clayton County Justice Center and the City of Lovejoy. The proposed fixed route alignment will operate via Tara Blvd., Left-McDonough Rd., continue straight onto Hastings Bridge Rd., service the Lovejoy Community Center, Right-Hastings Bridge Rd., continue straight onto McDonough Rd., Left- Tara Blvd, Left-Lovejoy Rd., Right-Talmadge Rd., service Lovejoy City Hall, continue Talmadge Rd., Right-Tara Blvd., Left-Lovejoy Rd., Right-Panhandle Rd., Right-McDonough Rd., Left-Tara Blvd. to Justice Center. This service may deviate up ¾ miles of proposed fixed route service upon request.

Mobility: Implement complementary ADA service for the above new and extended routes to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

Monday April 13

Tuesday, April 14

Thursday, April 16 

374 Valley Hill Road SW, Riverdale, 30274
Living Waters
International Church
7:00 p.m.
Community Exchange: 6-7 p.m.
Staff available to discuss MARTA initiatives.

Riding MARTA: Riding MARTA: Bus Route 196

231 Sycamore Street, Decatur, 30030
Recreation Center
7:00 p.m
Community Exchange: 6-7 p.m.
Staff available to discuss MARTA initiatives.

Riding MARTA: Walk one block east of Decatur Station.

2424 Piedmont Road NE
Atlanta, 30324
MARTA Headquarters
7:00 p.m.
Community Exchange: 6-7 p.m.
Staff available to discuss MARTA initiatives.

Riding MARTA: Across the street from north end of the Lindbergh Center Rail Station.

7741 Roswell Rd, Sandy Springs, 30350
North Fulton Service Cntr
7:00 p.m.
Community Exchange: 6-7 p.m.
Staff available to discuss
MARTA initiatives.

Riding MARTA: Bus Route 87 from Dunwoody or North Springs Rail Stations.

Copies of the proposed bus service modifications will also be available at MARTA’s Office of External Affairs, 2424 Piedmont Road, N.E. Atlanta, Georgia 30324 during regular business hours, Mon-Fri 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

For formats (FREE of charge) in accordance with the ADA and Limited English Proficiency regulations contact (404) 848-4037. For those patrons requiring further accommodations, information can be obtained by calling the Telephone Device for the Deaf (TDD) at 404 848-5665.

In addition, a sign language interpreter will be available at all hearings. If you cannot attend the hearings and want to provide comments you may: (1) leave a message at (404) 848-5299; (2) write to MARTA’s Office of External Affairs, 2424 Piedmont Road, N.E. Atlanta, GA 30324-3330; (3) complete an online Comment Card at;(4) or fax your comments no later than April 21, 2015 to (404) 848-4179.
All citizens of the City of Atlanta and the counties of Fulton, DeKalb, Clayton and Gwinnett whose interests are affected by the subjects to be considered at these hearings are hereby notified and invited to appear at said times and places and present such evidence, comment or objection as their interests require.

Keith T. Parker, AICP General Manager/CEO

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