We asked Atlantans to ride the bus on February 3rd and 4th in honor of Transit Equity Day and Rosa Parks’ birthday. The purpose was to highlight what transit equity means to people in our city.
Atlantans stepped up by speaking about our experiences, encouraging friends and family to ride transit, and showing solidarity with people who rely on transit to get around every day. Some prominent Atlantans rode transit on February 3rd, including Mayor Andre Dickens.
Read more for videos from the press conference and media coverage, and social media posts: #TransitEquityDayATL.
- Atlanta riders say city officials should experience public transit challenges firsthand | WABE Atlanta
- Mayor Andre Dickens introduces ‘Transit Equity Day’ in celebration of Rosa Parks | Atlanta Voice
- Videos from Mayor's press conference: Transit brings the world to young people; Why City of Atlanta supports Transit Equity Day
- Ride MARTA Feb. 3-4 in honor of Transit Equity Day | Rough Draft Atlanta