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MARTA SERVICE CHANGES Effective December 14th

Several of MARTA's bus routes are being modified to improve overall service and on-time performance.
The following changes will go into effect on Saturday, December 14, 2013.
For additional information, please visit www.itsmarta.com or call us at (404) 848-5000.

Effective Saturday,  December 14, 2013 restrooms at the following stations are open:
Kensington, Avondale, West End, Peachtree Cener and Arts Center

Effective Saturday, December 14, 2013 restrooms at the following station ae closed:
Candler Park

Route Days Affected Service Change Description

Red Rail Line

 Schedule

 

Weekdays, Saturdays & Sundays All trains will extend to the Airport Station from North Springs Station until 9:00 p.m. on all days.   Trains from North Springs Station will continue to terminate at Lindbergh Station after 9:00 p.m.

Green Rail Line

 Schedule

Weekdays, Saturdays & Sundays All trains will extend to the Edgewood/Candler Park Station from Bankhead Station between 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. on all days.   Trains from Bankhead Station will continue to terminate at Vine City Station after 9:00 p.m.

2 - Ponce De Leon Ave./ Decatur

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Weekdays, Saturdays & Sundays Route 2 will be separated into two bus routes.  Route 2-Ponce De Leon Avenue/Decatur will continue the current routing between North Avenue Station and Decatur Station while a new Route 102-Ponce De Leon Ave./Candler Park will operate trips between North Avenue Station and Edgewood/ Candler Park Station.  Some trips times have been adjusted to improve route performance. Service will be removed from West Peachtree Street, 3rd Avenue and Juniper Street between 3rd Avenue and Ponce De Leon Avenue.  Trips departing North Avenue Station will now turn right on Ponce De Leon Avenue and continue the regular routing.

4 - Thomasville/ Moreland Ave.

 Schedule

Saturdays & Sundays Weekend service frequencies will be improved to operate every 50 minutes instead of the current 65 minute service. 

5 - Piedmont Road/ Sandy Springs

 Schedule

Saturdays Saturday service frequency will be improved to operate every 25 minutes instead of the current 30 minute service between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

27 - Cheshire Bridge Road/ Ansley Mall

 Schedule

Weekdays Weekday service frequency will be improved to operate every 25 minutes instead of the current 40 minute service between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.

32 - Bouldercrest

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Weekdays, Saturdays & Sundays Service between Five Points Station and the Civic Center Station via Marietta Street, Ivan Allen Boulevard, West Peachtree Street and Spring Street will be discontinued due to low ridership and to improve route performance.  All service on all days will terminate at Five Points Station with the remainder of the route unchanged.  Trip times have been adjusted but service frequencies remain unchanged with the exception Saturday evening and all day Sunday service will operate every 35 minutes instead of every 30 minutes.  The route will be re-named to  32-Bouldercrest.

33 - Briarcliff Road/Lenox

 Schedule

Weekdays The first trip departing Lenox Station at 5:15 a.m. will be adjusted to depart at 5:07 a.m.  to improve bus to rail connectivity at Chamblee Station. All other trip times remain unchanged.

37 - Defoors Ferry Road/ Atlantic Station

 Schedule

Saturdays & Sundays Saturday and Sunday service frequencies will be improved to operate every 60 minutes instead of the current 70 minute service.

42 - Pryor Road/ McDaniel Street

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Weekdays Some trip times will be adjusted to improve operational performance.

49 - McDonough Boulevard

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Saturdays The Saturday service frequency will be improved to operate every 25 minutes instead of the current 35 minute service between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

55 - Jonesboro Road / Hutchens Road

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Weekdays, Saturdays & Sundays Weekday service frequency will be improved to operate every 20 minutes instead of the current 30 minute service between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.  Saturday frequency will also be improved to operate every 30 minutes instead of the current 45 minutes.  Some Sunday trips will be adjusted to improve operational performance.

66 - Lynhurst Drive/ Barge Road Park & Ride

 Schedule

Weekdays Some trip times will be adjusted to improve operational performance.

73 - Fulton Industrial

 Schedule

Weekdays, Saturdays & Sundays Some trip times will be adjusted to improve operational performance.

74 - Flat Shoals

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Weekdays, Saturdays & Sundays Service along Doris Drive, Clanton Terrace and Sherlock Drive will be discontinued due to low ridership and to improve route performance.  All service on all days will continue along Flat Shoals Road between Doris Drive and Sherlock Drive with the remainder of the route unchanged.  On weekdays only, some A.M. trips leaving Five Points Station and some P.M. trips leaving Battle Forrest Drive or Whites Mill Road will be reduced due to low ridership and to improve route performance.

75 - Tucker

 Schedule

Weekdays An additional trip departing Avondale Station at 9:50 a.m. will be added to relieve crowded conditions.

82 - Camp Creek/ Welcome All

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Weekdays, Saturdays & Sundays Service within Camp Creek Marketplace Shopping Center will be revised to operate all trips in one direction.  All trips will operate via Commerce Drive, left on Marketplace Boulevard, right on Shelby Lane then right on Commerce Drive and continue the regular route. Saturday service has been revised to operate every 30 minutes between College Park Station and the Marketplace and every 60 minutes between the Marketplace and Roosevelt Highway at Stonewall Tell Road to improve route performance.

83 - Campbellton Road/ Greenbriar

 Schedule

Weekdays Some trip times will be adjusted to improve operational performance.

84 - East Point/ Camp Creek

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Weekdays, Saturdays & Sundays Service within Camp Creek Marketplace Shopping Center will be revised to operate all trips in one direction.  All trips will operate via Commerce Drive, left on Marketplace Boulevard, right on Shelby Lane then right on Commerce Drive and continue the regular route.

87 - Roswell Road/ Morgan Falls

 Schedule

Weekdays Weekday service frequency will be improved to operate every 25 minutes instead of every 30 minutes between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.  Service frequency after 9:00 p.m. will be changed to operate every 35 minutes instead of every 30 minutes to improve route performance.

89 - Flat Shoals Road / Scofield Road

 Schedule

Weekdays Some trip times will be adjusted to improve operational performance.

99 - Boulevard / Monroe Drive

Map | Schedule

Weekdays, Saturdays & Sundays Service frequency on Saturdays and Sundays will be improved to operate every 60 minutes instead of the current 65 minute frequency.  On weekdays, service will be removed from West Peachtree Street, 3rd Avenue and Juniper Street between 3rd Avenue and Ponce De Leon Avenue.  Trips departing North Avenue Station will now turn right on Ponce De Leon Avenue and continue the regular routing.

102 - Ponce De Leon Avenue/ Candler Park (New Route)

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Weekdays, Saturdays & Sundays This is a new route that will be operating trips from Route 2 that services North Avenue Station to Edgewood/Candler Park Station.  Trips times will be adjusted and service frequency remains unchanged.

107 - Glenwood Road

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Saturdays & Sundays Saturday and Sunday service frequency will be improved to operate every 25 minutes instead of the current 30 minute service.

110 - Peachtree Street "The Peach"

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Saturdays Saturday trip times will be adjusted to improve route performance.

116 - Redan Road/Stonecrest

 Schedule

Weekdays On weekdays only, some A.M. trips leaving Indian Creek Station and some P.M. trips leaving the Mall at Stonecrest will be reduced due to low ridership and to improve route performance.  Midday service will be improved to operate every 25 minutes instead of the current 30 minute service.

120 - E. Ponce de Leon Avenue/ Tucker

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Saturdays Saturday service frequency will be improved to operate every 20 minutes instead of the current 25 minute service from the beginning of service until approximately 8:00 p.m.  Evening service after 8:00 p.m. will continue to operate every 30 minutes.

124 - Pleasantdale Road

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Weekdays, Saturdays & Sundays Weekdays, new service will be provided along Dawson Boulevard and Button Gwinnett Drive from Pleasantdale Road between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. to Doraville Station and again between the hours of 3:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. from Doraville Station.  A later trip departing Doraville Station has been added on all service days.

143 - Windward Park & Ride

 Schedule

Weekdays An additional northbound trip departing North Springs Station at 2:00 p.m. will be added. The 5:27 a.m. trip departing Windward Park & Ride will be adjusted to depart at 5:25 a.m. and the 4:20 p.m. trip departing North Springs Station will be adjusted to depart at 4:25 p.m. to improve bus and rail connections.

153 - H.E. Holmes Drive/ Browntown

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Weekdays, Saturdays & Sundays Service along Hightower Road, 6th Street, Ethridge Drive, 7th Street, St. James Avenue and Northwest Drive will no longer be provided by Route 153 due to low ridership and the duplication of other service.  Hightower Road, St. James Avenue and Northwest Drive will continue to be served by Routes 58 and 60.  Route 153 will instead operate via James Jackson Parkway between Hamilton E. Holmes Drive and Browntown Road.  The rest of the route remains unchanged.

155 - Windsor Street/ Lakewood Avenue

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Weekdays, Saturdays & Sundays Service frequency on this route will be modified to operate every 35 minutes instead of the current 30 minute service to improve route performance and schedule reliability.  Inbound trips to Five Points Station will be routed via Castleberry Street and Forsyth Street instead of Spring Street.  Trips departing Five Points Station will  maintain the current routing via Spring Street.

162 - Headland Drive/ Alison Court

Map | Schedule

Saturdays & Sundays Trip times will be revised to improve route performance and schedule reliability.

172 - Sylvan Road/ Virginia Avenue

Map | Schedule

Weekdays Some trip times will be adjusted to improve operational performance.  A new trip will be added to operate school days only departing McClarin High School at 3:20 p.m. and continuing to College Park Station.

180 - Fairburn/Palmetto

 Schedule

Saturdays & Sundays Service frequency will improve to operate every 30 minutes instead of the current 35 minutes service.

185 - Alpharetta/ Holcomb Bridge Rd.

 Schedule

Weekdays Trip times will be adjusted to improve route performance and schedule reliability.

189 - Old National Highway/ Union Station

 Schedule

Weekdays, Saturdays & Sundays An earlier weekday trip will be added to depart Union Station Mall at 4:20 a.m. and arrive at College Park Station at 5:00 a.m. to relieve crowded conditions.  Saturday and Sunday service frequency will improve to operate every 30 minutes instead of the current 35 minutes service.

193 - Sylvan Hills

 Schedule

Saturdays & Sundays Trip times will be adjusted to improve route performance and schedule reliability.
Christmas Eve Service December 24, 2013 Bus service will operate a regular Saturday schedule with the exception that Routes 24, 143 and 148 will operate their regular weekday schedule since these routes do not normally operate on Saturdays.  Rail service will operate the normal Saturday schedule with the exception that service will begin at the normal weekday times.
Christmas Day and New Year's Day Service December 25, 2013 and January 1, 2014 Bus and Rail service will operate a normal Sunday service on these days.
New Year's Eve Service December 31, 2013 Bus service will operate a regular Saturday schedule with the exception that Routes 24, 143 and 148 will operate their regular weekday schedule since these routes do not normally operate on Saturdays.  Rail service will operate an improved weekday service by extending ser- vice until approximately 2:00 a.m. on all lines due to downtown events.  All Red Line trains will con- tinue to operate between the Airport Station and North Springs Station until the end of service.


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