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MARTA Offering Free Rides On Labor Day

Tim Adams
A MARTA train arrives at West End station in Atlanta, Georgia.
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MARTA is offering free rides on its trains and buses on Labor Day. 

Traffic congestion is always a worry in Atlanta, where several downtown events happening at the same time can mean heavy traffic or, worse yet, gridlock.

MARTA assistant General Manager of External Affairs Ryland McClendon talked with Rose Scott and Jim Burress on “A Closer Look” about why the transit agency is offering free rides and other MARTA incentives.

CORRECTION: WABE originally reported that MARTA would be giving free rides over the weekend. We regret the error.