Fearful MARTA patrons get escorts

...patrons home within a 5-mile radius.MARTA officers handed out safety literature and whistles at transit stations on Thursday.MARTA Police Chief Wanda Dunham told WSB-TV...assistance follows three sexual assaults on MARTA property in four monthsDunham encouraged...

Wine Time: 'Uncorked' series will give us a taste of sommelier skills

...dreams. Besides Benjamin, the candidates are: ? Jack Mason, a native of College Station, Texas, and wine director of Marta, a New York City restaurant.? Jane Lopes, a University of Chicago graduate who has worked at New York restaurants, including...

Woman shot outside MARTA station

LITHONIA, Ga. - Authorities say a woman was in critical condition after being shot at a MARTA bus stop in the Lithonia area of DeKalb County.Police say officers were called to the bus stop around 10 a.m. Sunday. They...

Brazilian superstar Marta seems at home in Buffalo

...Kobe Bryant, it makes no difference to Marta.As long as there's a ball to be kicked...all the structure and all that I need," Marta said through an interpreter, in comparing...nearby Niagara Falls.Just don't mistake Marta for a tourist.As she's done in her...

Marta is the latest Brazilian superstar

...all the great Brazilian soccer stars, Marta Vieira da Silva is known by a single name...tough things they have gone through." Marta and her Brazilian teammates face the United...Daniela and Ester - all almost as talented as Marta and standing between the No. 1-ranked...

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Perdue staff meets with MARTA group

...Gov. Sonny Perdue's staff met with MARTA officials on Tuesday after the transit system's...legislators back to Atlanta so they can give MARTA more power to tap into reserves. He said MARTA officials never requested his help to push the...

MARTA to stop accepting old tokens for rides

...any commuters who still have tokens had better use them soon.MARTA stopped issuing tokens three years ago, but has continued to...them in vending machines toward the purchase of tickets.Now, MARTA says the deadline for using the tokens is Sept. 30. Until...

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MARTA train hits pedestrian in tunnel

ATLANTA - MARTA had to temporarily shut down part of its rail line in Atlanta after a train hit someone near a downtown station.MARTA spokesman Lyle Harris told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that a train struck a pedestrian in a tunnel between...

Atlanta teen mob attacks 2 on MARTA train

...About two dozen teens pounced on two Delta employees on a MARTA train headed south toward the airport, according to media reports...victim was repeatedly punched in the face. A report filed by MARTA police identified both victims as Delta employees.Read more...

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New bike route connects Atlanta to Chattanooga

...existing trails and bike lanes, The Marietta Daily Journal reported.The trail begins in downtown Atlanta at the Five Points MARTA Station, travels along Peachtree Street, then links up with the Silver Comet Trail northwest of the city.The bike route...