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Mayor Kasim Reed Statement on the Atlanta Streetcar

Post Date:06/28/2016 5:30 PM
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 Mayor’s Office of Communications
55 Trinity Avenue, Suite 2500 • Atlanta, Georgia 30303

Anne Torres, Director
404-330-6423, office
404-904-2618, cell
amtorres@atlantaga.gov

Jenna Garland, Press Secretary
404-330-6612, office
404-357-5579, cell
jgarland@atlantaga.gov

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 28, 2016

News Release

Mayor Kasim Reed Statement on the Atlanta Streetcar

ATLANTA – "I extend my thanks to our partners at the Georgia Department of Transportation for recognizing the substantial and sustained progress made by the City of Atlanta, MARTA and Central Atlanta Progress in reporting our corrective action plans for operating the Atlanta Streetcar. The City and our partners have worked diligently to address all concerns with the system and to ensure the Atlanta Streetcar is safe and secure.

I am also pleased that GDOT no longer anticipates issuing an order to cease operations. I look forward to building upon our positive relationship with GDOT, as we share in our strong commitment to offering safe, convenient and best-in-class transportation opportunities for Atlanta’s residents and visitors."

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For more information about the City of Atlanta, please visit http://www.atlantaga.gov or watch City Channel 26. Follow the City of Atlanta on Facebook and Twitter @CityofAtlanta. Follow Mayor Reed on Facebook and Twitter @Kasim Reed

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