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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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