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SOLD OUT! The Future of Transit in the Atlanta Region — and How the Gwinnett-MARTA Vote Could Change the Landscape

Monday, 03.11.2019

11:30 am - 1:15 pm

The Commerce Club

49th Floor, 191 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30303

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Join the Atlanta Press Club for a conversation with some of the region’s leading voices on transportation. The discussion will focus on the March 19 referendum on extending MARTA into Gwinnett County, and how the vote may help shape the future of transportation in Atlanta.



Doug Hooker, executive director, Atlanta Regional Commission
Charlotte Nash, chair, Gwinnett County Commission
Jeff Parker, general manager and CEO, MARTA
Chris Tomlinson, executive director, State Road & Tollway Authority (SRTA) and the Georgia Regional Transportation Authority (GRTA) and interim executive director, Atlanta-Region Transit Link Authority (ATL)

Moderated by Maria Saporta, Atlanta Business Chronicle & SaportaReport



Monday, March 11
11:30 a.m.– Registration
Noon – Lunch
12:20 p.m. – Discussion with Q & A
1:15 p.m. – Adjourn



The Commerce Club
191 Peachtree Street NE, 49th Floor
Atlanta, GA 30303

Dress at the Commerce Club is business attire.

The ticket price does not include parking. Parking is available in the 191 Building parking deck with entrances on Ellis Street and Peachtree Center Avenue. Discounted parking vouchers for this deck will be available for $10 at the event. Guests must bring the ticket they receive upon entering the deck to receive a discount. The Peachtree Center MARTA station is also conveniently located nearby.


The Atlanta Press Club offers sponsorship opportunities and promotion for your company with this event. Please contact Lauri Strauss at or 404-523-1318 for details and benefits.



This luncheon is open to the public.

Working journalists who wish to cover this event but not partake in lunch may attend for free. Reservations are still required and can be made by calling 404-577-7377 or emailing

APC Member Prices
General admission ticket – $30
Table of 10 – $300
Sponsor table of 10 with table sign & program listing – $325

Nonmember Prices
General admission ticket – $40
Table of 10 – $400
Sponsor table of 10 with table sign & program listing – $450

Not a member? Click here for more information.

Tickets and tables may be purchased here or by calling 404-577-7377. Payment must accompany reservations, and there is a 48 business-hour cancellation policy.