ATLANTA -- In response to the explosions in Boston, MARTA says it's "exercising an abundance of caution" and heightening security.
In a press release MARTA officials say, while "there are no credible threats to transit, MARTA is asking employees and customers to be vigilant and remain on high alert."
The MARTA Police Department is working with federal, state and local agencies, including the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority and the Transit Security Administration in Washington, D. C. to stay updated on any recommendations related to public transit.
In addition, MARTA is in contact with the Georgia Emergency Management Agency, the Atlanta-Fulton County Emergency Management Agency and its liaison to the FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force.
MARTA is taking the following proactive measures: