Starting Friday, Jan. 22 at 3 p.m., the Atlanta metro area will be under a Winter Weather Advisory until 1 p.m. on Saturday, according to the National Weather Service. Up to one inch of snow is possible in the city, with heavier snow and ice in North Georgia.

Consider MARTA commutes or stay at home until temperatures rise above freezing. See the tips below for more information on how to use MARTA during snow and ice events. If you plan to travel, be sure to have winter gear including gloves, a warm coat and shoes or boots you can walk in.

Tweet status updates (including good service) or problems you have or see on MARTA to #MARTAAlert, and follow @MARTAAlert to view the latest winter storm news from commuters.

How to Use MARTA in Winter Weather

Number 1Park and Ride

Park at a MARTA station closest to you and take the train to work if that’s an option. View MARTA stations with free daily parking.

Number 2Explore Your MARTA Commute Options

Not sure which MARTA station is near you or which routes can help you get to and from work, school or other destination? View MARTA trip planning tools, the MARTA station map and MARTA bus routes by neighborhood to explore your options.

Number 3Use Real-Time Schedules

Download and use the MARTA on the Go app for real-time train arrivals in case there are delays. For buses, we recommend OneBusAway.

Number 4Have a Back-Up Plan

Be familiar with interstate exits for MARTA stations in case road conditions become bad and you need to get off the road. Many hotels are near MARTA, including two hotels via SkyTrain next to the Airport MARTA station, if you can’t make it home.

More Information

Using Google Maps for MARTA Directions
How to Ride MARTA Trains
Grocery Stores Near MARTA
Fun Things to Do Near MARTA
Sign Up for MARTA Email Alerts