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MARTA adopts FY2007 budget

The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) board recently approved a $344.8 million operating and $403.7 million capital budget for fiscal-year 2007.

The operating budget includes funds to hire additional staff to clean trains and rail stations, and customer service agents to help passengers learn how to use a new fare-collection system.

The capital budget includes a passenger-car and track rehabilitation program, and communications system improvements.

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