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?

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?

Atlanta airport gate

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

Restrooms at MARTA stations

MARTA Stations With Restrooms

If you need to use the restroom while riding the MARTA rail system, keep in mind that not all stations can help you in your time of need. Here's what you need to know about available bathrooms and additional public restroom locations in walking distance of stations. Be sure to check on the MARTA rail … Continue reading MARTA Stations With Restrooms

Atlanta Airport Travel Times on MARTA

The Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport is known for being busy, but on the plus side, it was voted the best U.S. airport with a rail connection, making Atlanta's airport a convenient MARTA destination (and there's no risk of getting stuck in traffic). So if you're planning on taking the train to the airport soon, check the average commute times … Continue reading Atlanta Airport Travel Times on MARTA