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View Poll Results: Overall, which region's transit system is the best:
Atlanta's 'Marta' 114 79.17%
Miami-Dade County's Transit System 30 20.83%
Voters: 144. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 10-08-2009, 06:20 PM
 
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From buses to heavy rail, which region's mass transit system is the most efficient, comprehensive, user-friendly, and affordable: Atlanta's 'Marta' or Miami-Dade County's Transit System (Metrobus, Rail, and MetroMover)?
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Old 10-08-2009, 06:36 PM
 
Location: Houston
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My vote goes to Miami. It's a much more dense city so mass transit works better there.
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Old 10-08-2009, 06:44 PM
 
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Miami
Metrorail - 22 miles, 19 stations, ridership 60,000/day.......Metromover - Automated People Mover system with 20 stations, ridership 30,000/day
http://www.co.miami-dade.fl.us/transit/images/k-railmap.gif (broken link).......http://www.co.miami-dade.fl.us/transit/images/mover_map_new.gif (broken link)
Miami-Dade County - Transit (http://www.co.miami-dade.fl.us/transit/metrorailstations.asp - broken link)


Atlanta
MARTA - Heavy Rail system of 48 miles, 38 stations, ridership 251,000/day

MARTA > Schedules And Maps > Rail Schedules or Route
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Old 10-08-2009, 06:45 PM
 
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Miami
Metrorail - 22 miles, 19 stations, ridership 60,000/day.......Metromover - Automated People Mover system with 20 stations, ridership 30,000/day
.......
Miami-Dade County - Transit (http://www.co.miami-dade.fl.us/transit/metrorailstations.asp - broken link)


Atlanta
MARTA - Heavy Rail system of 48 miles, 38 stations, ridership 251,000/day

MARTA > Schedules And Maps > Rail Schedules or Route
Don't forget about the buses.
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Old 10-08-2009, 06:49 PM
 
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Miami Metromover


Miami Metrorail



Atlanta's MARTA
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Old 10-08-2009, 06:56 PM
 
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Don't forget about the bus systems of each region.
Somebody else is gonna have to look those up.

I know in addition to the MARTA bus system, there is:

CCT - Cobb County Tranit
C-Tran - Clayton County Transit
GCT - Gwinnett County Transit
Atlantic Station's Green Line
Georgia Tech's Midtown Loop Trolley

They all interconnect with each other and with MARTA rail. There may be others that I'm not familiar with.
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Old 10-08-2009, 06:59 PM
 
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Somebody else is gonna have to look those up.

I know in addition to the MARTA bus system, there is:

CCT - Cobb County Tranit
C-Tran - Clayton County Transit
GCT - Gwinnett County Transit
Atlantic Station's Green Line
Georgia Tech's Midtown Loop Trolley

They all interconnect with each other and with MARTA rail. There may be others that I'm not familiar with.
Alright, I accept that. Thanks for the pictures, btw!
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Old 10-08-2009, 07:01 PM
 
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Alright, I accept that. Thanks for the pictures, btw!
No problem...I don't know much about Miami's bus system(s).
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Old 10-08-2009, 07:23 PM
 
Location: Jacksonville,Florida
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Miami Metromover

YouTube - Miami Metromover
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Old 10-08-2009, 07:28 PM
 
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I guess ATL wins this one.
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