Georgia Dome before implosion

Georgia Dome implosion to disrupt MARTA service on Monday

In preparation for the Georgia Dome implosion, all blue and green line rail service west of Five Points will be suspended on Monday, November 20. Three bus shuttles will provide connections between Five Points and the Bankhead, Ashby, West Lake and H.E. Holmes MARTA stations, and the Dome and Vine City stations will be closed … Continue reading Georgia Dome implosion to disrupt MARTA service on Monday

Service Alert

No MARTA service on Monday due to Irma

MARTA has suspended all service on Monday, Sept. 11, 2017 due to hazardous weather conditions. According to the National Weather Service, Atlanta is under a Tropical Storm Warning until further notice, with wind gusts up to 55 mph possible. Additionally, a flash flood watch is in effect until Tuesday. Visit the MARTA website (www.itsmarta.com) or … Continue reading No MARTA service on Monday due to Irma

Five Points MARTA Station Soccer Field

5 Atlanta Transit Wins in 2016

Once called Terminus after its many railroads, Atlanta is slowly regaining ground as a transit city thanks to voters, city leaders, new organizations and those passionate about making a difference. As 2016 comes to a close, it's important to acknowledge the progress the city has made -- from trains and buses to bikes and the BeltLine. Here are five of … Continue reading 5 Atlanta Transit Wins in 2016

Atlanta Winter Weather Advisory Jan. 22-23

Atlanta Winter Weather Advisory in Effect on Friday

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 … Continue reading Atlanta Winter Weather Advisory in Effect on Friday

2015 MARTA Year in Review

MARTA was busy in 2015. Service expansion, new initiatives and awards were just some of the things that made this year stand out. Here are 10 of the top developments in 2015 to celebrate. 1. MARTA Expands to Clayton County Clayton County bus service started in March and additional bus routes were throughout the year, making 2015 as the first jurisdictional … Continue reading 2015 MARTA Year in Review

Third Rail Studios Doraville

5 Developments Near MARTA Stations to Watch

Construction is booming in Atlanta. Almost everywhere you look a new building is rising from the ground, many of which are near MARTA stations. (A good thing, as traffic seems to be getting worse every day.) Read on to explore five of the more interesting transit-accessible developments underway that will provide new options in how we live, work and play. … Continue reading 5 Developments Near MARTA Stations to Watch

Atlanta Streetcar

5 Atlanta Transit Wins in 2014

For the first time in a few years, Atlanta has some celebrating to do in regard to public transit. And it isn't just MARTA getting a little smarter. Here are the top five new developments in 2014 to toast. 1. Increased MARTA Frequency As of May 19, frequency of trains increased to every 10 minutes from … Continue reading 5 Atlanta Transit Wins in 2014