Iconic Atlanta food near MARTA

Want to make the most of your trip to Atlanta? Be sure eat at one of the city’s iconic food spots or enjoy cuisine that Atlanta does best, including soul food, barbecue, Asian and American gastropub. Here are the top restaurants to check out that are in walking distance of MARTA stations for a car-free […]

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2019 Holiday Information

2019 is over! View the list of observed 2020 MARTA holiday schedules here. 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 the real-time […]

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MARTA to Midtown Market

The Midtown Market is a small convenience store at 225 10th Street near the Midtown MARTA station. It’s a great spot for grabbing snacks, drinks or other supplies on the walk to Piedmont Park. Directions Take a red or gold line train to the Midtown MARTA station Use the central escalators/elevator to go to street […]

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Early voting locations near MARTA

The 2018 midterm elections are here! Early voting is now an option at multiple locations so you can vote when it’s convenient, including on the weekend. Here are the spots that are easiest to get to on MARTA rail so you can combine civic duty with your work/school commute or reach a voting location without […]

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MARTA to Brighten Park Shopping Center

Brighten Park shopping center is at the intersection of North Druid Hills and Briarcliff Roads, accessible via MARTA bus 30. Major tenants include Dance 101, Plato’s Closet, Tuesday Morning, CorePower Yoga, ElectroBike Georgia and Dollar Tree. Connect with the bus at the Lindbergh Center MARTA station or along Lavista Road east of Briarcliff Road. To […]

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MARTA to Oakhurst Porchfest

The Oakhurst Porchfest is a fall neighborhood event filled with live music and other performances on front porches throughout the tree-filled Oakhurst neighborhood. There is also various food for sale at different homes, with some of the proceeds benefiting charitable causes. View the interactive Google Map to learn more. MARTA Directions The East Lake MARTA […]

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MARTA to the AC Hotel Downtown Atlanta

The AC Hotel is a newer downtown Atlanta hotel at 101 Andrew Young International Blvd. closest to the Peachtree Center MARTA station on the red and gold line. Amenities include a seasonal outdoor pool, free Internet and direct train service to and from the Atlanta airport. The Atlanta Streetcar also stops near the hotel as another transportation option. Directions Take any […]

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8 Safest MARTA Stations in 2018

Crime is generally low at MARTA stations around the city. In fact, crime is so low that in fiscal year 2018, the following stations only had three or less reported crimes over an entire year. Did your favorite station make the list? Read on to find out. To learn more, visit MARTA’s Crime Stats page and for […]

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MARTA to the Buckhead Fine Arts Festival

The Buckhead Fine Arts Festival is a two-day fine arts outdoor festival in September closest to the Buckhead MARTA station on the red line. The event takes place in the Buckhead Village and features approximately 100 painters, photographers, sculptors, metalwork, glass artists, jewelers and more. Artist demonstrations and live acoustic music are also part of […]

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MARTA bus 14: 14 reasons to ride

One of MARTA’s newest routes is bus 14, a West Midtown transit option that’s great for beginner riders due to its simple and relatively short route. It also opens up more work commute options for those who need to get to MARTA rail or jobs near 14th Street, Huff Road, Ellsworth Industrial Blvd., Chattahoochee Avenue […]

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MARTA to the John Lewis Mural

The John Lewis Mural in Atlanta is painted on a building in downtown Atlanta at 219 Auburn Ave NE, about a 10-minute walk from the Georgia State MARTA station on the blue and green rail lines. In the historic Sweet Auburn district, there are several other sites to visit nearby including the Sweet Auburn Curb Market […]

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MARTA to Cheese Fest Atlanta

Cheese Fest Atlanta in an annual fall event with over 100 small producers of fine artisan cheeses and specialty foods from around the world. Near the BeltLine Eastside Trail and the North Avenue MARTA station, the festival takes place in the Historic Old Fourth Ward Park and features unlimited food samples, live music and cash bars […]

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MARTA to Alpharetta

Alpharetta is a suburb north of Atlanta that is not near a MARTA rail station. However, there are a few bus routes that travel to the area from the North Springs MARTA station on the red rail line. Keep in mind that it is a long commute. Trip time from downtown Atlanta to Alpharetta on MARTA […]

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MARTA to Ormewood Park

Ormewood Park is a historic and former streetcar neighborhood in Southeast Atlanta. Near several bus routes and the East Atlanta Village, the neighborhood has gained popularity due to its proximity to the BeltLine. Plus, the Inman Park MARTA station on the blue and green line is a short drive away and has free daily parking. Choose […]

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