North Fulton approves MARTA expansion for public transit but not necessarily heavy rail

The chart above groups together those who favored either the BRT and LR options. It also includes those who did not approve expansion.

The chart above groups together those who favored either the BRT and LR options. It also includes those who did not approve expansion.

A 2014 MARTA study had a 76% percent approval rate for a potential MARTA expansion to Forsyth county. The overall consensus seems to be that people are in favor of expansion.

However, a deeper dive into the numbers of the study shows that Heavy Rail is not the preferred way that people would want to expand MARTA along GA 400. Additionally, the questions asked in the survey may be misleading.

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