For metro Atlanta commuters who manage the patchwork between county bus systems, MARTA and Xpress, a barely noticed revolution is tiptoeing through the state Capitol.
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9,000: daily passengers
12: counties containing Xpress park and ride lots
5 million: gallons of gas saved per year by drivers off the road
$24 million: annual budget
$7 million: fare receipts
$5 million: ongoing federal funding
Source: Georgia Regional Transportation Authority