Transportation Secretary Chao praises MARTA’s response to I-85 fire

The federal government’s top transportation official called mass transit a critical part of the nation’s infrastructure Wednesday, citing Atlanta as a shining example. Speaking to a national conference for transit professionals at the Georgia World Congress Center, U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao praised MARTA’s role in serving Atlanta commuters after the collapse of the I-85 bridge in Buckhead last spring. Chao called MARTA’s efforts “an excellent example of how Americans’ transit systems are a critical part of our transportation system.”

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