|WHAT WOULD YOUR IDEAL RAIL CAR LOOK LIKE?|
|NEXT STEP: BRAND NEW MARTA RAIL CARS|
Re-imagine the future of transit as a fast-moving work of art! We need your help selecting the bold and exciting exterior for MARTA’s new rail cars. Click here to review our four potential design themes for MARTA’s sleek new railcar fleet, then tell us which version you like best, and why. This quick and easy survey only takes a few minutes to complete.
In 2019 MARTA’s board of directors approved a $646 million agreement with Stadler Rail for the purchase of 254 new rail cars. The procurement, which is the single largest for either organization, is a milestone in MARTA’s capital improvement program aimed at more efficient performance and enhanced customer experience. The rail cars are scheduled to be delivered between 2023 and 2028, with the delivery of a pilot car in 2022.
|YOUR RIDE, YOU DECIDE|
You are just a click away from helping MARTA select the exterior design of our next generation of rail cars that will upgrade your ride and enhance the overall customer experience. During our Phase I efforts, more than 17,000 votes were cast to help shape key attributes of the completely redesigned interior cabin. It’s your ride, you decide!
Our online survey is open until October 9, so share your thoughts today.
|RAISING THE BARMARTA’s next generation of rail cars will build upon new technology and advance safety and security for all customers. The goal is to expand comfort and convenience elements to create a reimagined transit experience. Each new pair of rail cars will feature:an open gangway design with modernized electronic signage and public address system,more comfortable seating,handholds and stanchions with better functionality,wheelchair locations,charging stations,luggage space,and enhanced video surveillance. The new rail cars will also interface with other investments aimed at enhancing the customer experience such as MARTA’s new integrated operations center, new station audio-visual information upgrade, systemwide elevator and escalator upgrade, restroom modernization program and station rehabilitation program which will refresh MARTA stations.|
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Got questions? We’re here for you. For more information contact us at 404-848-5000.