3:25 pm June 22, 2009, by Henry Unger
It’s not a pretty choice. Pay more for MARTA or sit in traffic congestion with average gas prices of more than $2.50 a gallon.
AJC reporter Ariel Hart reports today that MARTA’s board of directors approved $2 fares starting Oct. 1, up from $1.75. It’s the first increase since 2001.
Also, both trains and buses will run less frequently. But rail service will keep going until 1 a.m. It will not be cut back at midnight, as had been proposed.
What do you think of MARTA’s decision, given its budgetary constraints?
Will you change your commuting habits?
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