MARTA Army Helping First-Time Users in Wake of I-85 Collapse

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The grassroots group MARTA Army (organized by Georgia Tech students to improve the transit experience for metro Atlanta) deployed at the beginning of the work week to help first-time riders navigate the system.

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International PhD student, Simon Berrebi (France), is the leader of grassroots group MARTA Army. The MARTA Army positioned volunteers at nine MARTA train stations to help people opting to ride public transit for the first time after a section of Interstate 85 collapsed March 30.

The group is featured on the April cover of Atlanta magazine’s The Connector. Read full story in Atlanta Magazine. Story by Josh Green.

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  • Created On: Apr 4, 2017 - 2:10pm
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