MARTA Service Modifications
MARTA is making operational adjustments beginning Thursday, March 26, to protect the health and wellness of employees as they continue providing essential transit service during the COVID-19 pandemic. Also, MARTA is making service plan changes to bus and rail operations beginning Monday, March 30, to address the dramatic ridership and revenue decline seen in the wake of this national health crisis.
Changes Beginning March 26, 2020
Bus customers will enter and exit using the rear doors only, except for customers who require the accessibility ramp.
MARTA is suspending fare collection on buses.
For customers transferring to and from the rail system, fares will be paid at the rail stations.
MARTA is closing public restrooms at low-utilization rail stations. Public restrooms will remain open at College Park, Doraville, Five Points, H.E. Holmes, Indian Creek, Lindbergh, and North Springs rail stations.
Changes Beginning March 30, 2020
Red Line Schedule
Gold Line Schedule
Blue Line Schedule
Green Line Schedule
Weekday rail service will begin at 5 am and operate on a Sunday schedule, with trains arriving at stations approximately every 20 minutes.
All Red and Gold Line trains will go to the airport; Green Line trains will turn back at King Memorial.
MARTA is closing the station serving Mercedes-Benz/State Farm Arena/GWCC. Trains will not stop at this station until events resume.
Weekend schedules can be viewed here.
Bus (View schedules here)
MARTA will reduce bus service by 30 percent. All bus routes will continue to operate, but with fewer buses on each route.
Routes 15, 39, 5, 121, 196, 73, 110, 78, 83, and 89, have no service reduction planned at this time due to help with social distancing due to heavy ridership.
Streetcar (View schedules here)
- Streetcar service will run on a Sunday schedule.
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@MARTAService) for real-time information for rail and bus operations.
Call our Customer Care Center at 404-848-5000 if you have any concerns.
View the related press release
View MARTA’s COVID-19 communications