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MARTA Public Hearing set for Thursday


Clayton County recently voted overwhelmingly for public transportation. Now residents have a chance to customize the kind of  transit system that meets their needs.

MARTA will host a Dec. 4 public hearing on proposed bus routes in Clayton County. The 7 p.m. meeting will be in the boardroom of the Clayton County Administration building, 112 Smith St. in Jonesboro. MARTA will begin limited bus service in March with a full complement by 2016.

Need a ride to the meeting?

MARTA is offering free pick up and drop-off service at four locations: The Riverdale Town Center, 7200 Church St., Riverdale; Forest Park's Park & Recreation building, 803 Forest Parkway in Forest Park; the Carl Rhodenizer Recreation Center, 3499 Rex Rd in Rex and the Gerald Matthews Park, 1935 McDonough Rd. in Hampton. Departure times for all locations are 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Return times are 7:30 p.m. and at the end of the meeting. For a ride, call 404 949-5337.

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Tammy Joyner covers local government in Clayton, Fayette and Henry counties.

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