MARTA Ridership Up 14% vs. Last Year

O.K. So the bump wasn’t as big as first reported.

According to MARTA CEO Dr. Beverly Scott, in an WABE interview (below), MARTA ridership is up 14% last month vs. year-ago. That’s a bit more believable (based on first hand experience) than the 60% I first found amongst the detritus of the internet. [h/t: PecanneLog]

Guess that leaves some room on the trains when gas goes up another couple bucks. At least these prices have Sonny finally acknowledging the existence of rail transportation.