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Super Bowl 2019: 5 things to know about MARTA service

Super Bowl 2019 is fast approaching. Fans will be descending on Atlanta, so expect traffic unless you opt to ride MARTA. Here's what you need to know about schedules, commute options, parking and more over Super Bowl weekend. 1. Pre-Game and Protect Your Fare If possible, buy fare for the entire Super Bowl weekend before … Continue reading Super Bowl 2019: 5 things to know about MARTA service

Super Bowl 53 sign

Free Atlanta Super Bowl Events Near MARTA

Looking for free Super Bowl events in Atlanta? Check out these activities that are also in walking distance of MARTA stations so you can leave the car at home. For more information, see things to know about MARTA service during Super Bowl weekend. Super Bowl LiveHead to Centennial Olympic Park for free concerts leading up … Continue reading Free Atlanta Super Bowl Events Near MARTA

Mary Mac's Tea Room Southern food

Iconic Atlanta food near MARTA

Want to make the most of your trip to Atlanta? Be sure eat at one of the city's iconic food spots or enjoy cuisine that Atlanta does best, including soul food, barbecue, Asian and American gastropub. Here are the top restaurants to check out that are in walking distance of MARTA stations for a car-free … Continue reading Iconic Atlanta food near MARTA

Ted's Montana Grill

10 best restaurants near the Mercedes-Benz Stadium and MARTA

Taking MARTA to the Mercedes-Benz Stadium and looking for a place to eat before or after a game or concert? Here are the top places you can walk to easily from the stadium and nearby train station. Restaurants are listed in order from closest to the stadium to furthest away on foot. Exit at the … Continue reading 10 best restaurants near the Mercedes-Benz Stadium and MARTA

Super Bowl Experience Atlanta

MARTA to the Super Bowl Experience 2019

The Super Bowl Experience 2019 is at the Georgia World Congress Center Jan. 26 through Feb. 2. An easy train commute, the event is only a 5-minute walk away from the closest MARTA station. Don't miss the interactive exhibits and games, plus get autographs and view the Super Bowl rings. MARTA Directions Take a blue or … Continue reading MARTA to the Super Bowl Experience 2019

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

Downtown Atlanta Skyline

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

Embassy Suites Downtown Atlanta

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

9 places to exercise near MARTA

If you're looking for a new gym or are motivated to improve your fitness, make exercise by easy by combining it with your MARTA commute. Several gyms and fitness studios are a short walk from rail stations, and your walk to and from the train is a great way to warm up. See the list … Continue reading 9 places to exercise near MARTA

Midtown Market Atlanta

MARTA to Midtown Market

The Midtown Market is a small convenience store at 225 10th Street near the Midtown MARTA station. It's a great spot for grabbing snacks, drinks or other supplies on the walk to Piedmont Park. Directions Take a red or gold line train to the Midtown MARTA station Use the central escalators/elevator to go to street … Continue reading MARTA to Midtown Market

Fulton and Dekalb County early voting

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

Brighten Park

MARTA to Brighten Park Shopping Center

Brighten Park shopping center is at the intersection of North Druid Hills and Briarcliff Roads, accessible via MARTA bus 30. Major tenants include Dance 101, Plato's Closet, Tuesday Morning, CorePower Yoga, ElectroBike Georgia and Dollar Tree. Connect with the bus at the Lindbergh Center MARTA station or along Lavista Road east of Briarcliff Road. To … Continue reading MARTA to Brighten Park Shopping Center

Oakhurst Porchfest

MARTA to Oakhurst Porchfest

The Oakhurst Porchfest is a fall neighborhood event filled with live music and other performances on front porches throughout the tree-filled Oakhurst neighborhood. There is also various food for sale at different homes, with some of the proceeds benefiting charitable causes. View the interactive Google Map to learn more. MARTA Directions The East Lake MARTA … Continue reading MARTA to Oakhurst Porchfest

AC Hotel Marriott Atlanta Downtown

MARTA to the AC Hotel Downtown Atlanta

The AC Hotel is a newer downtown Atlanta hotel at 101 Andrew Young International Blvd. closest to the Peachtree Center MARTA station on the red and gold line. Amenities include a seasonal outdoor pool, free Internet and direct train service to and from the Atlanta airport. The Atlanta Streetcar also stops near the hotel as another transportation option. Directions Take any … Continue reading MARTA to the AC Hotel Downtown Atlanta

Origin Market Atlanta

MARTA to Origin Market

Origin Market is an independent and family-owned business at 117 MLK Jr. Drive, just a three-minute walk from the Five Points MARTA station. The focus is on fresh and healthy food, and you can stop by for breakfast, lunch, a bakery treat, fruit and other snacks. As a perk, it's near government offices, including City … Continue reading MARTA to Origin Market

East Lake MARTA station train

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

Kensington Train Station entrance

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

MARTA to the Buckhead Fine Arts Festival

The Buckhead Fine Arts Festival is a two-day fine arts outdoor festival in September closest to the Buckhead MARTA station on the red line. The event takes place in the Buckhead Village and features approximately 100 painters, photographers, sculptors, metalwork, glass artists, jewelers and more. Artist demonstrations and live acoustic music are also part of … Continue reading MARTA to the Buckhead Fine Arts Festival

World of Coca-Cola exhibit

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

MARTA Bus 14 Route Map

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

John Lewis Hero Mural in Atlanta

MARTA to the John Lewis Mural

The John Lewis Mural in Atlanta is painted on a building in downtown Atlanta at 219 Auburn Ave NE, about a 10-minute walk from the Georgia State MARTA station on the blue and green rail lines. In the historic Sweet Auburn district, there are several other sites to visit nearby including the Sweet Auburn Curb Market … Continue reading MARTA to the John Lewis Mural

Atlanta Cheese Fest

MARTA to Cheese Fest Atlanta

Cheese Fest Atlanta in an annual fall event with over 100 small producers of fine artisan cheeses and specialty foods from around the world. Near the BeltLine Eastside Trail and the North Avenue MARTA station, the festival takes place in the Historic Old Fourth Ward Park and features unlimited food samples, live music and cash bars … Continue reading MARTA to Cheese Fest Atlanta

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

Atlanta Daily World Building

Historic Sites Not to Miss at Each Atlanta Streetcar Stop

Planning to ride the Atlanta Streetcar and love history? Check out this guide to the top historic sites at each stop to explore the rich past of downtown Atlanta. If you're new to the streetcar, learn how to ride to get details on fares and other things to know. Note that streetcars operate approximately every 10 … Continue reading Historic Sites Not to Miss at Each Atlanta Streetcar Stop