Dick Lane Velodrome

MARTA to Sumner Park and the Dick Lane Velodrome

Sumner Park is a public park in East Point, Georgia at 1889 Lexington Avenue. The park has a baseball field, tennis court, playground and the Dick Lane Velodrome. To reach the park on MARTA, board bus 93 at the East Point MARTA station on the red/gold rail line. It is free to transfer to the bus from … Continue reading MARTA to Sumner Park and the Dick Lane Velodrome

BuggyWorks East Point

MARTA to BuggyWorks Office Park

BuggyWorks is an office park at 1513 East Cleveland Avenue near the East Point MARTA station on the red/gold rail line. On the National Register of Historic Places, the nine buildings in the office park (including Jefferson Station) were once used to manufacture carriages and other goods (Photo courtesy http://buggy-works.com/). Take any red or gold line train to … Continue reading MARTA to BuggyWorks Office Park

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

East Point Historical Society

MARTA to the East Point Historical Society

The East Point Historical Society at 1685 Norman Berry Drive is near the East Point MARTA station on the red/gold rail line. Archives and a museum are free and open to the public in a restored 1913 house. Hours are Thursdays 12-3 p.m. and Saturdays 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. For updates on events and closings, visit their … Continue reading MARTA to the East Point Historical Society

East Point Industrial District

MARTA to the East Point Industrial District

On the National Register of Historic Places, the East Point Industrial District contains late 18th and early 19th century mills and warehouses that were used to manufacture wagons, carriages, cotton seed oil and farm machinery. The buildings have been converted to office and commercial space, with BuggyWorks and Wagon Works the largest office parks (photo courtesy buggy-works.com). The closest MARTA … Continue reading MARTA to the East Point Industrial District

MARTA to the John D. Milner Athletic Complex

The John D. Milner Athletic Complex at 3009 Randall Street is near the East Point MARTA station on the red/gold rail line. The large park has batting cages, four baseball fields and a playground. Take any red or gold line train to the East Point MARTA station. The athletic complex is only about a 10-minute walk away from … Continue reading MARTA to the John D. Milner Athletic Complex

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

East Point Carnival Georgia

MARTA to the East Point Carnival

The East Point Carnival takes place two times a year in July and in September/October on Main Street, near the East Point MARTA Station (see area map).    The event features rides, games and food and is a short walk from the station.  After exiting the station, merely turn right on Main Street and walk a … Continue reading MARTA to the East Point Carnival

Atlanta Central Library

MARTA to Atlanta Fulton County Public Library

The Atlanta Fulton County public library system has several libraries near MARTA stations. See below for directions to the branches closest to transit. Central Library Atlanta's central library is conveniently located across the street from the Peachtree Center MARTA station on the red and gold rail line. Follow the signs to the Ellis Street exit after getting off the … Continue reading MARTA to Atlanta Fulton County Public Library

MARTA to Bank of America

If you need to do some banking or use an ATM, there are several Bank of America's near train stations: Five Points In the heart of downtown Atlanta, this full-service banking location is less than a block away from MARTA. Follow the signs to the Peachtree Street exit at street level, and immediately after exiting the fare gates … Continue reading MARTA to Bank of America