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MARTA trying to fix glitches

ATLANTA — Officials with Atlanta's public transit system are working to fix several problems, including glitches in the system used to sell the passes needed to ride.

Escalators broke down during the Labor Day holiday weekend, as visitors to Dragon Con tried to use the MARTA system to get in and out of the downtown area.

Purchasing a card to ride the system also became a problem when machines malfunctioned, and would not accept debit or credit cards.

MARTA spokesman Ryland McClendon said the system wasn't sending the correct data back to the Breeze card vending machines. MARTA officials said they were working to correct the problems.

MARTA stands for Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority.

Comments

JohnGalt 2 years ago

What is this...the third time in as many months this inept excuse of a gov'ment transportation entity has managed to keep this FUBAR of a payment system as dysfunctional as the entity that runs it? LOL, you cannot make this crap up. And you wanted how many TSPLOST dollar$ to expand and shore up the system of ineptitude? Gotta love it! It would be downright comical if it weren't so ridiculous.

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Mack711 2 years ago

And some want MARTA in Gwinnett? With all the problems and the massive debt that they have and wanting Gwinnett and surronding to 'BAIL' them out. They know where the money is, and it is not in Dekalb and Fulton. That is why they wanted the TSLOST to pass. Like John said You can not make this stuff up. It has to be the most miss managed system in the country.

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