Recently the personal finance website NerdWallet.com ranked US cities according to criteria including rate of fatal crashes and rate of stolen vehicles, and surprise! Atlanta ranks #7. It turns out that the likelihood of an accident in Atlanta is 43% higher than the U.S. average. Interestingly, the study found that Atlantans pay an average of $321 more annually for car insurance than do citizens of the safest cities.
This study illustrates the advantages of using MARTA as a primary method of transportation.
To read more about this study, go to NerdWallet.com.