first_img0:58 | Play story Add to My ListIn My List ‘It’s Fractured’: Georgia Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan On Healing Republican Party Legal Advocate Discusses Medical Abuse At Shut Down Georgia ICE Facility Share Listen to the story. 0:58Starting in January, new MARTA Breeze cards will cost twice as much.MARTA said the new $2 cards will have stronger chip technology needed to prevent hacking. At the the Lindbergh MARTA station, commuters like Jonelle Shields-McKenzie, said they weren’t happy with the change.“Does MARTA have a lot of instances of breaching and hacking MARTA cards? Is the cost actually necessary?” Shields-McKenzie said. “And passing it on the rider, when they’ve already endured many raises in the cost, I think is a little weird.”ASK intTAG will manufacture the new cards, and the switch will cost MARTA $1.03 million.The old $1 Breeze cards will be phased out over an 18-month period and will stop working in the summer of 2017.  For Whom The Bell Rings Related Storieslast_img