5 Atlanta Hospitals You Can Walk To From MARTA Stations

Fun fact: Several hospitals in Atlanta are less than a 10-minute walk from a MARTA station, making it easy to reach doctor appointments or a healthcare job without a car. Many others are accessible via bus routes, so there are many transit options and medical facilities to choose from. If you prefer to commute by … Continue reading 5 Atlanta Hospitals You Can Walk To From MARTA Stations

MARTA to Northside Medical Midtown

Northside Hospital has medical offices in Midtown Atlanta at 1110 W Peachtree Street NW, about a 6-minute walk away from the Arts Center MARTA station on the red and gold lines. Services for cancer, radiology, the spine, sleep disorders, diabetes and nutrition, maternity, heart and vascular, sports medicine and urgent and primary care can be … Continue reading MARTA to Northside Medical Midtown

Freedom Park greenspace in Inman Park

Top 10 Neighborhood Parks Near MARTA Stations

With social distancing, closed venues and cancelled events across Atlanta, getting outside in nature is one of the few activities to enjoy. If you're riding MARTA rail (or driving or biking) here are the top parks you can visit that are all less than a 10-minute walk from a train station. To keep the list … Continue reading Top 10 Neighborhood Parks Near MARTA Stations

MARTA to Walgreens

Several Walgreens pharmacies are in walking distance of MARTA stations, from downtown Atlanta all the way to the Perimeter. See the list below to explore your options. The Walgreens stores are listed from shortest to longest walking time from a train station. Five Points Station Rail Line: All Just a 4-minute walk from the Five … Continue reading MARTA to Walgreens

Neighborhood Markets Near MARTA

Shopping at neighborhood markets is a great way to support local businesses and get outside as you walk, bike, ride a bus or take a train to reach them. It is especially important to support them now in order to keep these great resources from closing. Plus, you can avoid large crowds in the bigger, … Continue reading Neighborhood Markets Near MARTA

Hyatt Place Centennial Park

MARTA to Hyatt Place Centennial Park

Hyatt Place Centennial Park is a new downtown Atlanta hotel in walking distance of the GWCC/CNN MARTA station. It's across the street from the Georgia Aquarium and near Centennial Olympic Park, World of Coca-Cola, State Farm Arena and the Mercedes-Benz Stadium. View transit options below. Train + Walking Directions Take a blue or green line … Continue reading MARTA to Hyatt Place Centennial Park

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MARTA stations with the most and least crime in 2019

Atlanta is fortunate to have a transit system that has a low crime rate. In fiscal year 2019, the rail station with the most reported crime had only 33 incidences -- over the entire year. And four stations only had one crime each. See the list below to view MARTA stations ranked in terms of … Continue reading MARTA stations with the most and least crime in 2019

Is MARTA safe at night?

MARTA, or the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority, is generally a safe public transportation system. In fiscal year 2019, there were a total of 421 reported crimes, which averages out to 35 crimes per month. These took place on trains and buses, in parking lots and at other MARTA facilities. In comparison, Washington D.C.'s transit … Continue reading Is MARTA safe at night?

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MARTA Holiday Schedules 2020

View the list of observed MARTA holidays with corresponding schedule changes and hours for 2020. In most cases, trains and buses operate on weekend schedules on holidays (trains every 20 minutes). You can view weekend and weekday rail schedules and bus schedules online or in the MARTA on the Go app. Tip: We recommend using … Continue reading MARTA Holiday Schedules 2020

MARTA to City Winery

Atlanta's City Winery is a bar, restaurant and performance venue at 650 North Avenue, which is on bus route 899 and next to Ponce City Market. In addition to live music, enjoy special events including the Atlanta Winter Wine Festival, jazz brunches and comedy shows. Bus Directions Bus 899 travels between the King Memorial and … Continue reading MARTA to City Winery

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Best quick lunch spots in Atlanta near train stations

If you take a MARTA train to work, school or other destination, you don't have to be stuck in one place all day or limit yourself to restaurants around your final destination. There are many places to eat next to rail stations all around the city. Explore the list below of our top picks for … Continue reading Best quick lunch spots in Atlanta near train stations

MARTA to the Trap Music Museum

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U9_6NUtqsKo The Trap Music Museum is at 630 Travis Street NW near two MARTA bus routes. In addition to a museum/art gallery, there is also an escape room and weekly "Trappy Hour" event at this location. See below for transit directions. Train + Lyft or Uber For the shortest Lyft or Uber ride from a … Continue reading MARTA to the Trap Music Museum

Where are MARTA RideStores?

MARTA RideStores are at the Airport (404-848-3430) and Five Points (404-848-3205) MARTA stations (view station map). These stores are staffed on weekdays only between 8 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Note that if you are seeking a reduced fare card, you have to go to one of the Reduced Fare Offices (at Five Points and Lindbergh … Continue reading Where are MARTA RideStores?

Does MARTA run 24 hours?

MARTA does not run 24 hours. Buses and trains stop at different times, and morning start times vary depending on if it is a weekday or weekend. See below information to learn more. Train Hours Train service ends each night after 1 a.m. The last trains depart from stations at different times starting around 1:15 … Continue reading Does MARTA run 24 hours?

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MARTA to the East Atlanta Village New Year’s Eve Celebration

For the 2020 New Year, head to the East Atlanta Village for the NYEAV celebration with live music, rooster drop and fireworks. This event replaces the Peach Drop, which has been cancelled this year. Two MARTA buses go directly to NYEAV: Bus 74 Bus 74 offers the most direct ride to the New Year's Eve … Continue reading MARTA to the East Atlanta Village New Year’s Eve Celebration

MARTA to the Home Depot Backyard

The Home Depot Backyard is a public plaza and greenspace next to the Mercedes-Benz Stadium and the Vine City MARTA station on the blue and green rail line. Events take place here throughout the year, including tailgating, bootcamps, fitness classes and outdoor markets. Directions Take a green or blue line train to the Vine City … Continue reading MARTA to the Home Depot Backyard

MARTA Anniversary Festival

Directions to the MARTA Anniversary Party at Avondale Yard

MARTA is celebrating 40 years on Sunday, November 3 at the Avondale Yard next to the Avondale MARTA station. Live music, food trucks, games, bus tours and more are part of the festivities from 2:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Keeping with the '70s theme (since the first MARTA trains departed from Avondale in 1979), Yacht … Continue reading Directions to the MARTA Anniversary Party at Avondale Yard

MARTA to the Atlanta Hip Hop Day Festival

The Atlanta Hip Hop Day Festival is free family festival in Woodruff Park, just a short walk away from the Five Points MARTA station and the Peachtree Center MARTA station. Enjoy artists and DJs at this two-day event. Tip: Trains operate every 20 minutes on the weekend, so be sure to download the MARTA on … Continue reading MARTA to the Atlanta Hip Hop Day Festival

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Airport Train Schedule: Things to Know

MARTA trains travel to and from the Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport on a daily schedule, with weekend rail service on a different timetable than weekday. It's an easy connection, with the Airport MARTA station at the end of baggage claim and typically low wait times, depending on the time of day. To better plan your … Continue reading Airport Train Schedule: Things to Know

Decatur, Georgia cemetery

MARTA to the Decatur Cemetery

The Decatur Cemetery, near the Decatur MARTA station, is on the National Register of Historic Places, with old burial sites, greenspace, pond and trail that leads to the nearby Glenlake Park. Second Sunday strolls and some ghost tours are offered seasonally. Walking time is approximately 8 minutes from the train station. Directions Take a blue … Continue reading MARTA to the Decatur Cemetery

MARTA to the Airport Rental Car Center

The Rental Car Center at the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport is off-site and accessible via the free SkyTrain and the Airport MARTA station. Most major car rental companies have a desk at this location, and it is an easy place to rent a car, whether you are a local or arriving at the airport. Especially if … Continue reading MARTA to the Airport Rental Car Center

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Summer in Atlanta 2019: Best things to do near each MARTA station

Summer is great time to get out and explore Atlanta. Choose from many free outdoor events, festivals and activities from outdoor movies to pools and bike trails. View the list below for the top summer things to do near each MARTA station to plan your summer to-do list. Note that MARTA will be on modified … Continue reading Summer in Atlanta 2019: Best things to do near each MARTA station

Salesforce Tower Atlanta

MARTA to the Salesforce Tower Atlanta

The Salesforce Tower Atlanta is at 950 East Paces Ferry Road, conveniently next to and connected to the Lenox MARTA station on the gold rail line. Formerly Atlanta Plaza, Salesforce Tower has new amenities including outdoor workspaces, a top floor open to non-profits and local educational groups on evenings and weekends, and expanded conference facilities. In addition … Continue reading MARTA to the Salesforce Tower Atlanta

American Craft Show

MARTA to the American Craft Show

The American Craft Show takes place at the Cobb Galleria Centre in March. As one of the largest juried fine craft shows in the Southeast, the event features 250 of the country’s top contemporary craft artists, specializing in everything from handmade ceramics to fine jewelry, apparel, furniture, home décor and textiles. Explore the best transit … Continue reading MARTA to the American Craft Show

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Waffle Houses near MARTA stations

Waffle House first opened near Atlanta in 1955 and has become a landmark dining destination since. There are locations all around the city (and country), with multiple options to choose from if you are traveling via MARTA train and want to walk to get a bite to eat. Explore the Waffle Houses closest to MARTA … Continue reading Waffle Houses near MARTA stations