Zero Mile – Windows of the Train

Posted by Decaturish.com May 3, 2017

A MARTA train passes over the mural at the corner of Dekalb Ave. and Arizona Ave. on Thursday, April 17, 2014. File Photo by Jonathan Phillips

The Zero Mile Post marked the meeting of two railway lines and possibly the beginning of the city of Atlanta. Zero Mile is a series of sometimes fictionalized and sometimes real stories based on life in Atlanta, Georgia.

By Nicki Salcedo, contributor 

I take MARTA across Atlanta. I’m not a daily traveler anymore, but I ride the train often. I’ve been on MARTA my whole life to get downtown or to the airport. When I was pregnant, driving became difficult. I was morning-noon-night sick for nine months. I kept a Kroger grocery bag in my lap as I drove just in case, because driving made the queasiness worse. MARTA has been good to me over the years.

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