Traveling through Atlanta using “MARTA”

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092412 ATLANTA: A northbound MARTA train passes by bumper to bumper traffic on GA 400 North at the Glenridge Connector on Monday , Sept. 24, 2012. CURTIS COMPTON / CCOMPTON@AJC.COM

When traveling to Atlanta, the best way to get around the city is to ride “The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority,” also known as “MARTA.” In order to ride MARTA, you must first purchase a Breeze Card, which allows you to add unlimited day passes that are not fixed to a calendar period. The cost of the Breeze Card is only $1.

 

Purchasing Day Passes:
1-day pass $9,
2-day pass $14,
3-day pass $16,
4-day pass $19,
7-day pass $23.75
30-day pass $95

Marta Rail System: MARTA’s rail system has four service lines. The Red, Gold, Blue, and Green.

The Red Line Stations:
Airport
College Park
East Point
Lakewood/Ft. McPherson
Oakland City
West End
Nearby Landmarks & Popular Destinations:
• Adair Park Neighborhood
• BeltLine Westside Trail
• Clark Atlanta University
• Mall at West End
• Metropolitan Business and Arts District
• Morehouse College
• Spelman College
• The Wren’s Nest
• West End Historic District
Garnett
FIVE POINTS
Nearby Landmarks & Popular Destinations:
• Braves Shuttle
• SweetWater 420 Fest
• Underground Atlanta
• Georgia State University
• Woodruff Park
• Atlanta City Hall
• Fairlie-Poplar Historic District
• Fairfield Inn & Suites
• Georgia Railroad Freight Depot
Peachtree/Center Nearby Landmarks & Popular Destinations:
• AmericasMART
• Atlanta Central Library
• Centennial Olympic Park
• Ellis Hotel
• Georgia Aquarium
• Georgia-Pacific Building
• Hampton Inn & Suites
• Hard Rock Cafe
• Hilton Atlanta
• Holiday Inn Centennial Park
• Hyatt Regency
• Imagine It! Children’s Museum
• DoubleTree by Hilton Atlanta Downtown
• Marriott Marquis
• Residence Inn Downtown
• Rialto Center for Performing Arts
• Ritz Carlton
• SweetWater 420 Fest
• Tabernacle
• The Mall at Peachtree Center
• Westin Peachtree Plaza
• World of Coca-Cola

Civic Center
Nearby Landmarks & Popular Destinations:
• Atlanta Civic Center
• Emory University Hospital Midtown
• Megabus
• National Center for Civil and Human Rights
• Twelve Centennial Park Hotel and Residences
• W Hotel

North Avenue
Nearby Landmarks & Popular Destinations:
• AT&T Midtown Center
• Bank of America Plaza
• Emory University Hospital Midtown
• Fox Theatre
• Georgia Tech
• Georgian Terrace Hotel
• Hotel Indigo
• Hotel Melia
• Tech Square
• The Biltmore
• The Varsity
Midtown
Nearby Landmarks & Popular Destinations:
• Atlanta Jazz Festival
• Dogwood Festival
• Federal Reserve
• Georgia Tech
• Margaret Mitchell House and Museum
• McCamish Pavilion
Midtown Nightlife District
• Music Midtown
• Piedmont Park
• Regency Suites Hotel
• Residence Inn Atlanta Midtown
• Taste of Atlanta
• Tech Square
• The Biltmore
• Atlanta Botanical Gardens
Arts Center
Nearby Landmarks & Popular Destinations:
• Alliance Theatre
• Ansley Park
• Artmore Hotel
• Atlanta Jazz Festival
• Atlanta Symphony Hall
• Atlantic Station
• Center for Puppetry Arts
• Center Stage/The Loft/Vinyl
• Colony Square
• Dogwood Festival
• High Museum of Art
• Marriott Suites
• Piedmont Park
• Residence Inn Midtown
• Rhodes Hall
• SCAD
Lindbergh Center /Buckhead /Med Center /Dunwoody /Sandy Springs /North Springs

The Gold Line Stations:
Airport
College Park
East Point
Lakewood/Ft. McPherson
Oakland City
West End
Garnett
FIVE POINTS
Peachtree Center
Civic Center
North Avenue
Midtown
Arts Center
Lindbergh Center
Lenox Square
Nearby Landmarks & Popular Destinations:
• Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center
• J.W. Marriott Hotel
• Lenox Square Mall
• Peachtree Road Race
• Phipps Plaza
• Resurgens Plaza
• Ritz-Carlton Buckhead
Brookhaven/Oglethorpe
Chamblee
Doraville

The Red and Gold lines split north of the Lindbergh Center Station

The Blue Line Stations:

Indian Creek
Kensington
Avondale
Decatur
East Lake
Edgewood/Candler Park
Inman Park/Reynoldstown
King Memorial
Georgia State
FIVE POINTS
Omni/Dome/GWCC
Nearby Landmarks & Popular Destinations:
• Centennial Olympic Park
• Chick-fil-A Bowl
• CNN Center
• College Football Hall of Fame
• Embassy Suites Downtown Atlanta
• Fiesta Atlanta
• Georgia Aquarium
• Georgia Dome
• Georgia Marathon
• Georgia World Congress Center
• Glenn Hotel
• Hilton Garden Inn
• Imagine It! Children’s Museum
• Omni Hotel
• Philips Arena
• SweetWater 420 Fest
• World of Coca-Cola

Vine City
Ashby
West Lake
Hamilton E Holmes

The Green Line Stations:

Bank Head
West Lake
Ashby
Vine City
Omni/Dome/GWCC
FIVE POINTS
Georgia State
King Memorial
Inman Park/Reynoldstown
Edgewood/Candler Park

The Blue and Green lines split at Ashby Station

Schedules and Maps: http://www.itsmarta.com/schedules-maps.aspx
App: http://www.itsmarta.com/developers/app-station.aspx
Breeze Card: http://www.breezecard.com/
Plan Trip Marta trip planner: http://mycommute.itsmarta.com/
Marta’s Official Site: http://www.itsmarta.com/

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