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MARTA to the Fire in the Fourth Festival

Fire in the Fourth is a new Atlanta festival in the Sweet Auburn neighborhood near the King Memorial MARTA station on the blue/green rail line. The event commemorates the Great Atlanta Fire of 1917 with fire rescue competitions, live music and street performances that include fire as an art form. 321 more words


The Atlanta Streetcar; Or How to Overcome Loneliness and Make People Like You

Poor streetcar. You’re sleek, you’re shiny, you’re new and apparently no one likes you. Not only that, but now all those who questioned you from the beginning are saying you’ll always be a complete failure. 1,510 more words



The Atlanta Streetcar is finally up and running, but the best part is that for two months (or three) it’s free! The perfect time for me to persuade my best friend to try it with me. 169 more words

Atlanta Initiates Streetcar Service

Atlanta officials officially launched the city’s new electric streetcar at a Dec. 30 grand-opening ceremony.

Mayor Kasim Reed and Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) officials spoke about the streetcar system’s potential appeal to the city’s younger population as well as economic developers, according to news reports on the celebration. 116 more words


ATL Getaway!

You know those rainy days where you feel like being a bum (i.e., yesterday…)?? Those are the perfect days for a day trip! We made our way to Atlanta today to see friends and be tourist-y in the big city. 239 more words

As Told By Ginger

The Atlanta Streetcar Is Now In Service

Think about the last time you rode a streetcar or trolley through a downtown area?  You probably have not ridden a streetcar, unless you went to San Francisco or another country.   339 more words

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