John Lewis Hero Mural in Atlanta

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 … Continue reading MARTA to the John Lewis Mural

Fulton County Government Center

MARTA to the Fulton County Government Center

The Fulton County Government Center is near the Georgia State and the Five Points MARTA station at 141 Pryor Street. Many city services can be found here, including: Fulton County Tax Commissioner Car registration and title Motor vehicle tags Early voting Five Points Directions Take any train to Five Points. Go to street level and exit via Peachtree … Continue reading MARTA to the Fulton County Government Center

MARTA to Ramada Plaza Atlanta Capitol Park

Ramada Plaza Atlanta Capitol Park is located near the Georgia Capitol and Turner Field at 450 Capitol Avenue SE. The hotel features a rooftop pool deck, free WiFi, meeting space and a complimentary three-mile radius shuttle, which includes pick up and drop off at the nearest MARTA station, the Georgia State MARTA station on the blue/green rail line. … Continue reading MARTA to Ramada Plaza Atlanta Capitol Park

MARTA to the State Court of Fulton County

 The State Court of Fulton County is at 185 Central Avenue SW in between the Georgia State and Five Points MARTA stations. If you receive jury duty summons for Fulton County, this is the place to go. Things to Know All trains stop at Five Points MARTA station (view station map)The walk is quieter, slightly … Continue reading MARTA to the State Court of Fulton County

Catholic Shrine of the Immaculate Conception Atlanta

MARTA to the Catholic Shrine of Immaculate Conception

The Catholic Shrine of the Immaculate Conception at 48 Martin Luther King Jr. SW is a historic attraction in downtown Atlanta closest to the Georgia State MARTA station. It is Atlanta's first Catholic church, although the original structure is no longer standing, but did survive Sherman's burning of Atlanta thanks to Father Thomas O’Reilly. Because the church was … Continue reading MARTA to the Catholic Shrine of Immaculate Conception

Sloppy Floyd State Building

MARTA to the Sloppy Floyd State Building

The Sloppy Floyd State Building consists of two small office towers near the Georgia Capitol at 200 Piedmont Avenue SE. One of the towers is directly connected to the Georgia State MARTA station on the blue and green rail line, but only on the eastbound train platform. If you are traveling east from the Five Points MARTA station, … Continue reading MARTA to the Sloppy Floyd State Building

Georgia Railroad Freight Depot

MARTA to the Georgia Railroad Freight Depot

The Georgia Railroad Freight Depot is the oldest building in downtown Atlanta at 65 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. Built in 1869 not long after the Civil War, the freight depot is currently used for a variety events including the Atlanta Hip Hop Festival, The Pancakes & Booze Art Show and Uncorked & Untapped and is conveniently … Continue reading MARTA to the Georgia Railroad Freight Depot

MARTA to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Hughes Spalding Hospital

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Hughes Spalding is near the Georgia State MARTA station at 35 Jesse Hill Jr.  Drive SE.  It is about a three block walk from the station and near streetcar and bus stops. View directions and map below. Train + Walking Directions Take a blue or green line train to the Georgia … Continue reading MARTA to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Hughes Spalding Hospital

Atlanta Thanksgiving Half Marathon

MARTA to the Atlanta Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon & 5K

The Atlanta Half Marathon and 5K are two of the largest races in the United States on Thanksgiving Day. All races start and end near the Georgia State Stadium (formerly Turner Field), which is closest to the Georgia State MARTA station on the blue and green rail line. Things to Know Train service will begin at 4:45 a.m. … Continue reading MARTA to the Atlanta Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon & 5K

Sweet Auburn Royal Peacock Mural

MARTA to the Sweet Auburn Heritage Festival

The Sweet Auburn Heritage Festival takes place each fall on historic Auburn Avenue near downtown Atlanta. The festival highlights the history of the historic street and has an artist market, live entertainment and a kids zone. There are several options for getting to the event on transit: Train The closest MARTA stations are the Georgia State and … Continue reading MARTA to the Sweet Auburn Heritage Festival

Sweet Auburn Curb Market

MARTA to the Sweet Auburn Curb Market

The Sweet Auburn Curb Market is in downtown Atlanta at 209 Edgewood Avenue near the Georgia State MARTA station on the blue and green rail line (view station map). It contains a variety of restaurants and food markets where you can buy produce, meat, meals and more. There are several options for getting to the … Continue reading MARTA to the Sweet Auburn Curb Market

Atlanta Fair rides

MARTA to the Atlanta Fair

The Atlanta Fair sets up next to the Georgia State Stadium, formerly Turner Field, about a 25-minute walk from the Georgia State MARTA station on the blue and green rail lines. The fair includes games, rides, food and entertainment. If you plan to walk, take the Piedmont Road exit out of the station and turn left. You can … Continue reading MARTA to the Atlanta Fair

MARTA to Atlanta City Hall

City Hall is located downtown near the Five Points, Georgia State and Garnett MARTA stations (see area map).  The closest station is Georgia State on the blue/green rail line, though if you are coming from the north/south, exiting at Five Points or Garnett removes the need to transfer trains. From Georgia State Take the Piedmont Avenue exit … Continue reading MARTA to Atlanta City Hall

Sweet Auburn Springfest

MARTA to the Sweet Auburn Springfest

May 11-12, 2019

MARTA to Grady Hospital

Grady Hospital is in downtown Atlanta at 80 Jesse Hill Jr. Drive, a 5-minute walk away from the Georgia State MARTA station (view station map). It is the largest hospital in Georgia and is known for its trauma center. Plus, Grady Hospital is an extremely transit-friendly place to work. View latest job openings. Tip: If … Continue reading MARTA to Grady Hospital

Georgia State Capitol

MARTA to the Georgia Capitol

The Georgia State Capitol building at 206 Washington Street SW is only one block away from the Georgia State MARTA station on the blue/green rail line. The gold-dome building houses the Georgia General Assembly and also contains the Capitol Museum. Take a blue or green line train to the Georgia State station. If you are traveling from … Continue reading MARTA to the Georgia Capitol

Georgia State University campus

MARTA to Georgia State University

Georgia State University is a public research university in downtown Atlanta next to three MARTA stations: Peachtree Center, Five Points and Georgia State. See below for the major campus buildings (view campus map) with the closest rail station: Robinson College of Business: Five Points Andrew Young School of Policy Studies: Five Points Natural Science Center: Five … Continue reading MARTA to Georgia State University

Future Turner Field/GSU stadium

MARTA to the Georgia State Stadium

The Georgia State Stadium (formerly Turner Field) is at 755 Hank Aaron Drive SW, closest to the Georgia State MARTA station on the blue and green rail lines. It is the the starting location of several road races and used for Georgia State University football games. (Looking for Braves baseball? Head to SunTrust Park). There are … Continue reading MARTA to the Georgia State Stadium