Relay Bike Share is Atlanta’s new bike sharing program with bright blue bikes docked at locations around Atlanta. You can pay as you go by the hour or sign up for a monthly plan with a set amount of daily ride time.
Things to Know
- In addition to designated bike docks, there are additional bikes that may be left at other locations around the city. View the Relay Bike map or use the Social Bicycles app to see bike locations
- You can reserve a bike using the above map link or the Social Bicycles mobile app for Android and iPhone.
- The bikes closest to MARTA are next to the West End, Five Points, Peachtree Center, Civic Center, North Avenue, Midtown, Arts Center, Georgia State, King Memorial and Inman Park stations.
More bike hubs are planned. Until then, be sure to submit your feedback on the Relay Bike Share website on where you’d like to see bikes and check out the locations below where you can borrow two wheels near MARTA:
Follow signs to Arts Center Way to exit the station to reach the bikes.
Suggested Use: Bike around the historic and scenic Ansley Park neighborhood, to Piedmont Park or the Atlanta Botanical Garden. If going to the park, a dock is at 12th and Piedmont, next to Park Tavern and on the Park Drive bridge near the dog park.
At the Midtown MARTA station, bikes are next to the Federal Reserve station exit. Look for the Federal Reserve exit at the north end of the station after exiting the train. Bikes are along 10th Street at streel level.
The North Avenue MARTA station conveniently has a bike hub near the main station exit at the intersection of West Peachtree Street and Ponce de Leon Avenue. Exit the station and turn right on West Peachtree and right again on Ponce.
Suggested Use: Georgia Tech, Bobby Dodd Stadium, Northyards offices, West Midtown
Go to street level after exiting the train and walk toward the downtown skyline and turn right on Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd.
Suggested Use: Bike to the Stone Mountain Trail about three blocks away to reach Old Fourth Ward, Inman Park, the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library or even Candler Park. From the bike docks, go south on Peachtree Street toward the skyscrapers, left on John Portman, left on Piedmont Avenue then right on the bike trail near Baker Street.
Tip: Ride bikes in the same direction as car traffic and avoid riding on sidewalks.
In the heart of downtown, Relay bikes are next to the Peachtree Center station’s Ellis Street/Peachtree Street West exit. Additional bikes are on Peachtree Center Avenue near Gus’s Fried Chicken — one street over from the station.
Suggested Use: Bike to Centennial Olympic Park, Georgia Aquarium or World of Coca-Cola, but it is hilly and all up hill back to the Peachtree Center MARTA station, though you can easily dock and leave your bike in the park. Otherwise, get on the Stone Mountain Trail mentioned above to reach a bike path to Atlanta’s residential areas and the BeltLine.
At Underground Atlanta, the bikes next to the Five Points MARTA station are just across the street from the station’s Peachtree Street exit.
The Garnett MARTA station bikes are on Broad Street near the station exit.
Suggested Use: Bike to nearby Castleberry Hill neighborhood (there’s also bike docks there). Or bike south on Peachtree Street (turns into Whitehall Street) to view the historic start to Atlanta’s famous road. Note that this area is isolated and not many pedestrian or bike traffic. Whitehall ends at the West End neighborhood near the West End MARTA station.
Bikes are at the north end of the station near York Avenue.
Suggested Use: Ride to the BeltLine Westside Trail or Atlanta University Center.
On the Georgia State University campus, the Relay bikes near the Georgia State MARTA station are on Piedmont Avenue. Follow signs to the Piedmont Avenue exit to leave the station and turn right.
Ready for a fun way to get the zoo? Bikes are at the entrance to the King Memorial MARTA station and are a great way to get to nearby attractions.
Follow the signs to Inman Park after getting off the train to reach bikes on station property.
Suggested Use: Tour the beautiful houses and parks in the Inman Park neighborhood, explore the Krog Tunnel or Krog Street Market, ride to the Inman Park Village for food, coffee or King of Pops, or get on one of the nearby bike paths, including the Stone Mountain Trail and BeltLine Eastside Trail.