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Old 01-22-2013, 07:35 PM
 
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I'd ride MARTA if it went out to Conyers. No point if I'm commuting from Conyers and it's out of the way. I do ride it occasionally when I just want to experience some kind of "big city" experience. I'll take MARTA from Indian Creek and go to the city, hang out, then head back on MARTA.

 
Old 01-22-2013, 07:45 PM
 
Location: Atlanta, GA..don't go to GSU
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Southern rich people suck. They act like plantation owners.
lol what.
 
Old 01-22-2013, 08:07 PM
 
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The New York subway seems just a bit more useful than Marta getting you where you want to go...
 
Old 01-22-2013, 08:09 PM
 
Location: Atlanta, GA..don't go to GSU
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The New York subway seems just a bit more useful than Marta getting you where you want to go...
Where would you like to go that would make practical sense for marta?
 
Old 01-22-2013, 08:13 PM
 
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Where would you like to go that would make practical sense for marta?
Well, it would make commuting from the suburbs into the city easier if it went farther out. There are also spots like Emory/North Druid Hills, Marietta, and Kennessaw that are big spots and not served at all....Also, Six flags...Imagine a train running near KSU. It would allow many KSU students to easily get to the city if they don't have a car.
 
Old 01-22-2013, 08:32 PM
 
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Well, it would make commuting from the suburbs into the city easier if it went farther out. There are also spots like Emory/North Druid Hills, Marietta, and Kennessaw that are big spots and not served at all....Also, Six flags...Imagine a train running near KSU. It would allow many KSU students to easily get to the city if they don't have a car.
Don't forget that a majority of city residents commute to work somewhere outside the city limits. So transit will have to take into account the large number of outbound commuters as well.
 
Old 01-22-2013, 08:35 PM
 
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Don't forget that a majority of city residents commute to work somewhere outside the city limits. So transit will have to take into account the large number of outbound commuters as well.
That's fine. I would hope the train goes back and forth.
 
Old 01-22-2013, 09:04 PM
 
Location: The Greatest city on Earth: City of Atlanta Proper
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I'd ride MARTA if it went out to Conyers.
You live in Conyers? Well that explains a lot...
 
Old 01-22-2013, 09:07 PM
 
Location: West Cobb County, GA (Atlanta metro)
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The story takes place in NYC, and "riding MARTA as an option" has been discussed multiple times. Please find an existing thread for MARTA daily discussions.
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