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Atlanta Streetcar

The Atlanta Streetcar is the result of a cooperative effort by the City of Atlanta, the business community and MARTA to bring to fruition critical infrastructure that will connect the metro area and the greater region. Visit www.TheAtlantaStreetcar.com for more information.

The long-term vision for the proposed streetcar includes a north-to-south route from the Brookhaven MARTA station to Fort McPherson and an east-to-west route connecting The King Center to the Centennial Olympic Park area west of Peachtree Street. The initial funding focused on the Downtown east-west route.  As they become available, additional federal funding opportunities will be pursued to further fund the streetcar’s expansion.  Key features of the streetcar include:

  • Potential for higher passenger loads
  • Draw new transit riders
  • Produces fewer emissions, impacting air quality and sustainability
  • Reduces dependence on cars in a significant live-and-work corridor
  • Appeals to visitors with its predictable fixed route
  • Potential to increase ridership on connecting transit network


 

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Stories

Design innovations and the mobility evolution continue to drive North American streetcar development

'Freedom Corner' the Next Auburn Avenue Property Aiming for Vibrancy

Streetcars: If You Build It, Will They Come?

Atlanta Transportation Guide: Rideshares, MARTA and More

How to Spend a Day in Atlanta: Streetcar Edition

Best Restaurants Along the New Atlanta Streetcar Route

White House Lifts Up Welcoming Initiatives in Atlanta

Could Atlanta Once Again Become a Streetcar City?

Mobile App Will Offer New Way to Pay for Atlanta Streetcar

Streetcar's Moved Past Glitches

 

Videos

Video - Atlanta Streetcar Safety Video

Video - Roads are Closed but Businesses are Open for Streetcar Construction

Video - Business Owners Practice Patience During Streetcar Construction

Video - Atlanta Streetcar Project on track to open 2014

Video- Mayor Reveals Sneak Peek of Atlanta Streetcar

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