Today, we learn about…first-mile/last-mile connectivity.
More on First-Mile/Last-Mile Connectivity
To tackle the first/last-mile issue, planners and others consider solutions that make those first and last legs 1. shorter and 2. more pleasant. Think transit-oriented developments built right near transit stations, as well as improved bike-ped trails, ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft, nicer sidewalks, and, of course, those motorized scooters.
Cain Williamson is the City of Atlanta’s Office Liaison for the More MARTA Program—the plan for the city’s largest transit expansion in years. More MARTA was given the greenlight in fall 2018. For more about the program, check out these places…
The More MARTA website
$2.7 billion plan for new Atlanta transportation projects OK’d by MARTA — Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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