STONECREST, GA – On Friday, Feb. 17, Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) and Sen. Jon Ossoff (GA) are meeting with Stonecrest city officials to announce the $1 million they secured in the 2023 Community Project Funding (CPF) appropriations for a new transit hub for city residents. The new hub will provide riders with better amenities such as restrooms, covered waiting areas and fare vending.
Congressman Johnson secured $15 million in funding for 15 community projects in GA04 in the FY23 Appropriations, including $1 million for a MARTA transit hub in Stonecrest.
WHO: Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04); Sen. Jon Ossoff; Stonecrest Mayor Jazzmin Cobble; Stonecrest City Council members; MARTA CEO Collie Greenwood; DeKalb County Commissioner D-5 Mereda Davis Johnson
WHAT: Congressman Johnson, Sen. Ossoff holding a press conference with MARTA, DeKalb County and Stonecrest officials about the $1M CPF award.
WHERE: Stonecrest City Hall: 3120 Stonecrest Blvd #190, Stonecrest, GA 30038
WHEN: Friday, Feb. 17, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Stonecrest Transit Hub: The funding would be used for MARTA’s Stonecrest Transit Hub serving Routes 86, 111, 115, and 116 by providing customers covered waiting areas, fare vending, real-time arrival/information, and public restrooms. Enhanced amenities along with easier bus-to-bus transfers will improve the transit experience for constituents. A service building will offer restrooms, customer service window, and operator relief facilities. Design is underway and will be followed by engineering and construction.