Alpharetta City Hall

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 … Continue reading MARTA to Alpharetta

Ormewood Park neighborhood

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 … Continue reading MARTA to Ormewood Park

IInman Park houses for sale

7 Safest Atlanta Neighborhoods Near MARTA Stations

Atlanta neighborhoods aren't equal when it comes to crime. If you're planning to buy a home or looking for place to rent, knowing which areas are safer than others can help you narrow down your choices. See below to explore Atlanta's safest neighborhoods that are also convenient to MARTA stations for greater peace of mind at home and … Continue reading 7 Safest Atlanta Neighborhoods Near MARTA Stations

MARTA to Milton

Milton, Georgia is just outside of MARTA's service area in the north Atlanta suburbs. The closest bus stop is at the Windward Parkway Park and Ride lot just off Ga. 400. Buses 140 and 143 connect with the lot and both travel to the North Springs MARTA station on the red line (bus 143 is a … Continue reading MARTA to Milton

MARTA to Clarkston

Clarkston is an Atlanta suburb next to I-285 and North Dekalb Mall. Current planning is underway to redevelop the downtown area to add more retail, housing and transportation options. Although there isn't a MARTA station nearby, Clarkston does have two buses that connect with MARTA rail. See below for transit options. MARTA Bus Connect with bus … Continue reading MARTA to Clarkston

MARTA to Sylvan Hills

Sylvan Hills is a neighborhood in Southwest Atlanta near the Lakewood/Fort McPherson MARTA station on the red and gold rail lines. Established in the 1920s, the neighborhood has long-time residents and young professionals along with affordable real estate, including bungalows and homes built in the '50s and '60s. There isn't a great deal of commercial or … Continue reading MARTA to Sylvan Hills

MARTA to Stockbridge

Stockbridge is a city southeast of Atlanta and the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. It is not very transit accessible, but there are weekday commuter buses during rush hour that connect Stockbridge with Atlanta. See below for your commute options, keeping in mind that unless you are a daily commuter, a taxi or rental car are easier and … Continue reading MARTA to Stockbridge

MARTA to Peachtree City

Peachtree City is south of Atlanta in Fayette County. MARTA and regional transit does not travel to Peachtree City. Car and van pools are options for residents. If you are trying to get to Peachtree City, you will need to rent a car, use Zipcar or take a taxi. The closest MARTA-accessible rental cars are at … Continue reading MARTA to Peachtree City

MARTA to Forest Park

Forest Park is a city in Clayton County near the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. It is not near a MARTA station, but MARTA bus 193 and bus 195 travel to the area on Forest Parkway. Connect with bus 193 at the East Point MARTA station and bus 195 at the College Park MARTA station on the red/gold rail … Continue reading MARTA to Forest Park

MARTA to Kennesaw

Kennesaw is not in MARTA service area, but there is commuter bus service that connects Kennesaw to several MARTA stations. See below for the different commute options via CobbLinc, though commute times are very long. The best way to plan your trip is to use Google Maps with the transit feature. Tip: Be sure to add … Continue reading MARTA to Kennesaw

Adair Park playground in Decatur

MARTA to Adair Park (Decatur)

Adair Park is a small neighborhood and park in Decatur, Georgia on the north side of the East Lake MARTA station. Housing options include older bungalow-style homes and townhouses that are on the edge of Atlanta and downtown Decatur. The park of the same name has greenspace, picnic areas and a playground. Take a blue line train … Continue reading MARTA to Adair Park (Decatur)

MARTA to the Jefferson Park Neighborhood

Jefferson Park is a historic neighborhood in East Point north and east of the East Point MARTA station on the red/gold rail line (view area map). The neighborhood features affordable bungalow-style homes, tree-lined streets, Brookdale Park and the Tri-Cities High School. Bus 78, 172 and 193 serve the neighborhood, or you can walk to the neighborhood … Continue reading MARTA to the Jefferson Park Neighborhood

Downtown East Point

MARTA to Downtown East Point

Established in 1887, East Point, Georgia is a small city southwest of Atlanta that was once the easternmost point of the Atlanta & West Point Railroad. The historic downtown area has a variety of restaurants across the street from the East Point MARTA station on the red/gold rail line, and free events, festivals and a farmer's market take place throughout … Continue reading MARTA to Downtown East Point

MARTA to Adams Park

Adams Park is a neighborhood and public park in Southwest Atlanta closest to the Oakland City MARTA station on the red and gold line. The large park includes the Alfred Tup Holmes Golf Course as well as a recreation center, playground, basketball court, tennis courts, little-league baseball fields and a swimming pool. The surrounding neighborhood … Continue reading MARTA to Adams Park

Capitol View Neighborhood

MARTA to Capitol View

Capitol View is a historic Atlanta neighborhood near Adair Park and Sylvan Hills in Southwest Atlanta. Established around 1913, the neighborhood was named for its views of the Georgia Capitol. It declined in the years following and crime has been a problem, though the area is slowly revitalizing. Most homes cost under $200,000. The closest … Continue reading MARTA to Capitol View

Adair Park Atlanta house

MARTA to the Adair Park Neighborhood

Adair Park is a historic Atlanta neighborhood next to the West End MARTA station on the red/gold rail line. It was established by the founder of the Atlanta Real Estate Company and co-founder of the Atlanta Street Railway Company, George Washington Adair. Features of the neighborhood include bungalow-style homes that were built between the 1890s and 1940s, several parks … Continue reading MARTA to the Adair Park Neighborhood

MARTA to the West End Neighborhood

Atlanta's West End neighborhood is a nationally recognized historic district with blocks of homes featuring Craftsman Bungalow, Queen Anne, Folk Victorian, Colonial Revival, American Foursquare and Neoclassical Revival styles next to the West End MARTA station. The area originally developed around the White Hall Inn in the 1830s. By the 1880s many of Atlanta's wealthy citizens … Continue reading MARTA to the West End Neighborhood

Inman Park Neighborhood

Living in the Inman Park Neighborhood

Inman Park is a historic Atlanta neighborhood full of parks, famous homes and Civil War battles sites. Built as Atlanta's first suburb in 1890, it was named after Samuel M. Inman, a successful businessman who partnered with engineer Joel Hurt (of the Hurt Building fame) to develop a "rural" neighborhood environment. Inman Park today is a wealthy … Continue reading Living in the Inman Park Neighborhood

Grant Park Neighborhood

Grant Park is one of Atlanta's historic intown neighborhoods near downtown Atlanta and the the King Memorial MARTA station on the blue and green rail line. Victorian homes and bungalows in the area date back to the late 1800s, when the land purchased by Lemuel P. Grant in 1843 was subdivided. The neighborhood also features a large park … Continue reading Grant Park Neighborhood

Vinings Map

MARTA to Vinings

Northwest of downtown Atlanta, Vinings is a semi-suburban neighborhood in Cobb County near the Chattahoochee River. The neighborhood is not near a MARTA train station, but there is one MARTA bus route that stops nearby. Explore the different transit options below to plan your trip. MARTA Train + Uber/Lyft For the quickest commute, connect with … Continue reading MARTA to Vinings

Peachtree Hills neighborhood

MARTA to Peachtree Hills

Peachtree Hills is an attractive neighborhood in Buckhead with cottage-style, single-family homes built before 1950. In addition to having mature trees, a small park and access to shopping centers, it is also in walking distance of the Lindbergh Center MARTA station on the red and gold rail lines. Take any red or gold line train … Continue reading MARTA to Peachtree Hills

Old Fourth Ward Public Art

MARTA to Old Fourth Ward

Old Fourth Ward is an urban and artsy Atlanta neighborhood just east of downtown. As a transitional area, there's low-income tenants, hip housing, parks and nightlife spots. Some of the more popular destinations include the Old Fourth Ward Park, Ponce City Market and the Beltline Eastside Trail, which forms the neighborhood's eastern border. Two MARTA stations are near the area: … Continue reading MARTA to Old Fourth Ward

Avondale Estates

MARTA to Avondale Estates

Avondale Estates is a neighborhood and city east of Decatur that was named after the birth place of William Shakespeare. Popular with families, the neighborhood has a small commercial district with Tudor-style architecture, a variety of restaurants and businesses, and a large park with a lake. There are two MARTA stations near Avondale Estates: Avondale and Kensington on the blue rail … Continue reading MARTA to Avondale Estates

MARTA to Tucker

Tucker, GA is a neighborhood and city northeast of Atlanta, near the intersection of I-85 and I-285. The closest MARTA station is Doraville on the gold line, and the Chamblee and Brookhaven MARTA stations are also nearby. All three stations offer daily parking for commuters. Note that MARTA has cut bus service during the pandemic. If … Continue reading MARTA to Tucker

Reynoldstown Street Art Atlanta

MARTA to Reynoldstown

Reynoldstown is an Atlanta neighborhood east of downtown and and just south of Inman Park/Reynoldstown MARTA station. Originally settled by freed slaves, houses are primarily shotgun cottages and bungalows, and there's a mix of old and new apartment complexes. As a redeveloping area, there is more crime here than in nearby neighborhoods, but convenience to the … Continue reading MARTA to Reynoldstown