MARTA to suspend service at 9 p.m. Sunday

MARTA will suspend all service at 9 p.m. Sunday, citing Atlanta’s curfew. (AJC FILE PHOTO)

MARTA will suspend all bus, rail and paratransit service at 9 p.m. Sunday.

The agency cited Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms' decision to extend a 9 p.m. curfew through today. The announcement gave riders more notice than Saturday's decision to suspend service with less than an hour's notice.

MARTA said riders should board their last train by 8:30 p.m. All 38 rail stations will close at 9 p.m. Because of police and National Guard activity at Centennial Olympic Park, the agency has already suspended streetcar service.

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MARTA said it has police officers stationed throughout its system to protect passengers. Those who need assistance with transportation after 9 p.m. can call the agency’s customer care center at 404-848-5000.

MARTA said all transit service will resume a normal schedule Monday morning.

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