After over a decade of absence, articulated buses are coming back to Atlanta.  Eighteen of the double-length vehicles will join MARTA’s bus fleet next year, helping to account for the organization’s recent uptick in ridership.  marta articulated bus

Is there a real need for buses twice the length of standard ones?  Will they be able to make turns on Atlanta’s perpetually under-construction traffic-filled streets without sideswiping any poor sod foolish enough to park on the side of the road?  Those are questions that can and will be answered in 2016, so for now just try to get used to dodging the streetcar before some of its six (twelve?) wheeled cousins join it on Atlanta’s streets. 

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