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MARTA Holds Public Input Meeting on New Initiative, Tuesday

A meeting was held in January in Sandy Springs. Tuesday's meeting in Roswell also seeks ideas for a corridor between I-285/Ga. 400 and McGinnis Ferry Road.


MARTA and its Connect400 team will hold a public input meeting Tuesday night, in Roswell, on extending the north line from North Springs station. The team is looking at a transit connection between the I-285/Ga. 400 interchange and McGinnis Ferry Road.

The meeting will be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m., at , to reintroduce the project to the community and seek feedback on potential transit connection options.

This is part of MARTA's Ga. 400 Corridor Transit Initiative. MARTA has a transit study under way that includes analysis of the communities where the transportation system might be constructed. Community resources, historic sites, and natural resources would be taken into consideration if a transit system is developed.

A transit project would include Sandy Springs, Dunwoody, Alpharetta, Milton, Mountain Park and Johns Creek; and could take 6 to 12 years to develop depending on funding. If the one-penny sales tax referendum is passed in July, funds would be available for preliminary designs and engineering.

On Monday night, .


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