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MARTA

marta - buckhead stationAll aboard.  If you are new to MARTA and not sure how to ride, you aren’t the only one. Luckily, MARTA is one of the easier transit systems to navigate, and one of the safest systems in the country.
 
Here are some tips to make your commute easier, whether you’re a new rider or just want to improve the commute you already have.
Check out the MARTA Rider Guide

MARTA parking lots and decks are located around Atlanta, with many MARTA stations offering free daily parking. For example, commuters coming from neighborhoods and cities south of Atlanta, the closest parking options are at:
  • West End MARTA Station (daily)
  • Oakland City MARTA Station (daily)
  • Lakewood/Ft. McPherson MARTA Station (daily)
  • East Point MARTA Station (daily)
  • College Park MARTA Station (daily and overnight)
  • Barge Road Park and Ride (daily)
  • South Fulton Park and Ride (daily)
  • Riverdale Park and Ride (daily)
Check out the full MARTA Parking Guide and find the status of the parking lot you plan to use. 

UBERpool to MARTA – Back-to-school time also means back to the usual traffic woes in metro Atlanta, so enter Uber to try and help. Starting today, the ride-sharing service is offering half-price UberPOOL rides to and from MARTA stations during commuting hours. 

The 50 percent off deal is good on weekdays from 5 a.m to 10 a.m. and from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Running from July 31 through September 29.

MARTA fare is $2.50 for a one-way trip, with free transfers automatically added when you use a Breeze Card for payment. The plastic Breeze Card costs $2 and can be purchased at all MARTA rail stations. Livable Buckhead, in 
39.75x35.75 Gold Line Rail Map070210partnership with MARTA, provides unlimited monthly Breeze cards at a 20% discount to Buckhead commuters through their employers and property managers.
 
Buckhead properties who sell discount MARTA cards on site.
 
Buckhead employers who offer discount MARTA cards.  
 
If your employer or property manager participates in the program, you have until April 17th to order a card for May. 
 
Do you work at Alliance Center, Monarch Centre or Phipps Tower? Walk from the Buckhead station.
 
Need help? Let us help you find your options.