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MARTA stations with the most and least crime in 2019

Atlanta is fortunate to have a transit system that has a low crime rate. In fiscal year 2019, the rail station with the most reported crime had only 33 incidences -- over the entire year. And four stations only had one crime each. See the list below to view MARTA stations ranked in terms of … Continue reading MARTA stations with the most and least crime in 2019

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MARTA Holiday Schedules 2020

View the list of observed MARTA holidays with corresponding schedule changes and hours for 2020. In most cases, trains and buses operate on weekend schedules on holidays (trains every 20 minutes). You can view weekend and weekday rail schedules and bus schedules online or in the MARTA on the Go app. Tip: We recommend using … Continue reading MARTA Holiday Schedules 2020

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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

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Summer in Atlanta 2019: Best things to do near each MARTA station

Summer is great time to get out and explore Atlanta. Choose from many free outdoor events, festivals and activities from outdoor movies to pools and bike trails. View the list below for the top summer things to do near each MARTA station to plan your summer to-do list. Note that MARTA will be on modified … Continue reading Summer in Atlanta 2019: Best things to do near each MARTA station

2019 Holiday Information

2019 is over! View the list of observed 2020 MARTA holiday schedules here. In most cases, trains and buses operate on weekend schedules on holidays (trains every 20 minutes). You can view weekend and weekday rail schedules and bus schedules online or in the MARTA on the Go app. Tip: We recommend using the real-time … Continue reading 2019 Holiday Information

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MARTA to Downtown Atlanta: Best train stations to use

Taking MARTA to downtown Atlanta is an easy commute with perks of avoiding parking fees and traffic, especially during big events. Plus, it's very convenient to ride MARTA from the airport to downtown, with a commute of approximately 20 minutes. Read on if you're making travel plans and figuring out your best route options. There … Continue reading MARTA to Downtown Atlanta: Best train stations to use

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11 Atlanta hotels closest to the Mercedes-Benz Stadium

If you're planning on going to the game or another event at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium, we recommend booking a hotel in walking distance for an easy commute. Luckily there are a few hotels to choose from. Keep in mind that you can also take a MARTA train from the airport to reach downtown Atlanta in … Continue reading 11 Atlanta hotels closest to the Mercedes-Benz Stadium

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Early voting locations near MARTA

The 2018 midterm elections are here! Early voting is now an option at multiple locations so you can vote when it's convenient, including on the weekend. Here are the spots that are easiest to get to on MARTA rail so you can combine civic duty with your work/school commute or reach a voting location without … Continue reading Early voting locations near MARTA

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8 Safest MARTA Stations in 2018

Crime is generally low at MARTA stations around the city. In fact, crime is so low that in fiscal year 2018, the following stations only had three or less reported crimes over an entire year. Did your favorite station make the list? Read on to find out. To learn more, visit MARTA's Crime Stats page and for … Continue reading 8 Safest MARTA Stations in 2018

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MARTA stations with the most crime in 2018

MARTA remains one of the safest transit systems in the United States. Although it isn't crime-free, the station with the most reported crimes in fiscal year in 2018 only had 35 over 365 days. To learn more about the stations that made the 2018 list, read on, or view stations with the most and least … Continue reading MARTA stations with the most crime in 2018

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CityPass Atlanta: Best MARTA itineraries

If you are planning to check out Atlanta's major attractions and museums, CityPass is a way to prepay for admission tickets and get a discount on the places you already planned to visit. Combined with commuting on MARTA while in the city, you can save money by avoiding a car rental fees and cost of … Continue reading CityPass Atlanta: Best MARTA itineraries

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MARTA bus 14: 14 reasons to ride

One of MARTA's newest routes is bus 14, a West Midtown transit option that's great for beginner riders due to its simple and relatively short route. It also opens up more work commute options for those who need to get to MARTA rail or jobs near 14th Street, Huff Road, Ellsworth Industrial Blvd., Chattahoochee Avenue … Continue reading MARTA bus 14: 14 reasons to ride

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Tech Throwback: Funniest MARTA Station Tips on Foursquare

Ah, Foursquare -- one of the early location-based social media networks that has gone through many changes throughout the years. Part of the site was split into Swarm in 2014, but until then, it was one of the first online networks for check-ins and user tips. There are some interesting relics from back in the … Continue reading Tech Throwback: Funniest MARTA Station Tips on Foursquare

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8 Safest MARTA Stations in 2017

Would it surprise you to learn that multiple MARTA stations have 10 or less reported crimes over the course of an entire year? According to MARTA crime stats, 66% of rail stations can claim that safety record for fiscal year 2017. Here is the list of stations with the fewest crimes (see disclaimers on the MARTA … Continue reading 8 Safest MARTA Stations in 2017

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Top 5 MARTA Stations With the Most Crime in 2017

Your chances of being a crime victim on MARTA is small. In fiscal year 2017, reported part I crimes (which include theft, assault and homicide) totaled 450 (an average of only 1.2 crimes per day), with the majority of crimes involving larceny, or theft of personal property, according to MARTA crime stats. While you should … Continue reading Top 5 MARTA Stations With the Most Crime in 2017

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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

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5 Breeze Card Hacks

Now that the new silver Breeze Cards are fully implemented, are you taking advantage of all the card has to offer? Whether you are a pro commuter or new rider, you can level up your Atlanta transit experience with these fare hacks to save time and money. Read on for tips and things you should … Continue reading 5 Breeze Card Hacks

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5 Things to See and Do at the Inman Park MARTA Station

With historic homes, parks, bike paths, nightlife and more near the Inman Park MARTA station, there's plenty of sights to see and activities to keep you entertained. Here are some of the top things to do if you're visiting the area along with seasonal events to check out. 1. Bakery The Inman Park station takes the … Continue reading 5 Things to See and Do at the Inman Park MARTA Station

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5 MARTA Buses That Go to Cool Places

MARTA’s bus service is usually seen as the ugly duckling of transit, and some riders who ride the train wouldn’t dream of getting on a bus. But, if you are visiting from out of town or just trying to get to some of Atlanta’s major attractions (or your job) without driving, there are a few … Continue reading 5 MARTA Buses That Go to Cool Places

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Safest MARTA Stations in 2016

MARTA is one of the safest transit systems in the United States. Based on fiscal year 2016 crime statistics, there was an average of only 1.2 crimes per day across the entire system (total of 462 reported crimes). Larceny was the most common type of crime by far. But for the MARTA stations below, they had the … Continue reading Safest MARTA Stations in 2016

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Atlanta Marriott Hotels Near MARTA

Atlanta is full of Marriott hotels, many of which are near rail stations, if you're planning a trip to the city and belong to the Marriott Rewards program (and prefer a transit-accessible hotel). See below for the list of hotels that are in walking distance of MARTA stations to plan your visit. Note that we … Continue reading Atlanta Marriott Hotels Near MARTA

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Top 10 MARTA Stations for Tourists

If you're planning a trip to Atlanta and intend to ride the train to avoid driving in the city, there's plenty to see and do without a car. However, not all MARTA stations are in hot spots with things to see and do. To help you decide where to go, here is a list of stations … Continue reading Top 10 MARTA Stations for Tourists

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5 Ways to Use the Atlanta Streetcar

Up until 1949, Atlanta had an extensive streetcar network, one that rivaled other major U.S. cities. Then after 65 years of focus on the automobile, the streetcar returned on Dec. 30, 2014. But unlike the original streetcar lines that traveled from downtown Atlanta to surrounding neighborhoods, the modern streetcar, similar to new streetcars in other … Continue reading 5 Ways to Use the Atlanta Streetcar

Atlanta snow storm at the Midtown MARTA station

How to Use MARTA in Winter Weather

Winter Weather Advisory on Tuesday. Plan for snow.

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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