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MARTA is transforming Five Points Station into a vibrant city center with improved transit connectivity, increased safety, and enhanced customer amenities. The first phase of the project is the deconstruction of the concrete canopy.

During this approximately 18-month process:

  • Eight bus routes will be relocated to nearby stations

  • Street-level access to Five Points will be closed,

  • Station services will be relocated to Ashby Station

  • Select elevators will be closed during construction

  • All rail service will continue as scheduled.



See detailed information below.

Service Impacts



BUS REROUTES:

Beginning July 6: Eight bus routes will relocate to nearby rail stations.

The following routes will terminate at Georgia State Station:

  • 21 – Memorial Drive

  • 42 – Pryor Road

  • 49 – McDonough Boulevard

  • 55 – Jonesboro Road

  • 186 – Rainbow Road Drive/South DeKalb



The following routes will terminate at King Memorial Station:

  • 26 – Marietta Street/Perry Boulevard

  • 899 – Old Fourth Ward



The following routes will terminate at Civic Center Station:

  • 816 – North Highland Avenue

Three bus routes will be through-routed to maintain service to Downtown:

  • 3 – Martin Luther King Jr. Drive/Auburn Avenue

  • 40 – Peachtree Street/Downtown

  • 813 – Atlanta University Center



Bus routes operated by regional transit partners CobbLinc, Ride Gwinnett, and Xpress will run as scheduled.

STATION ACCESS:

Beginning July 29: There will be NO street-level access at Five Points Station.

  • Customers may NOT enter or exit the station at street level.

  • Customers may NOT access tunnels to the Federal Building and Underground Atlanta.

  • The nearest stations for pedestrian access to Downtown Atlanta are:

    • Peachtree Center Station (.4 miles from Five Points Station)

    • Georgia State Station (.7 miles from Five Points Station)

    • Garnett Station (.6 miles from Five Points Station)

    • GWCC/CNN Station (.4 miles from Five Points Station)



STATION SERVICES:

Beginning July 29: Five Points offices and resources will be relocated.

The following MARTA offices will be relocated to the parking lot at Ashby Station:

  • MARTA Police precinct

  • Lost & Found

  • Reduced Fare office

  • RideStore

  • MARTA HOPE office



The following station amenities will temporarily close during construction:

  • StationSoccer

  • MARTA Market

  • Five Points Community Garden



Restrooms will NOT be available at Five Points during construction. The nearest public restrooms are located at:

  • Peachtree Center Station

  • GWCC/CNN Center Station



ADDITIONAL STATION INFORMATION:

MARTA Transit Ambassadors will be stationed throughout the system in the early weeks of the closure and rail station agents positioned on the platform levels throughout the project to assist customers.

MPD will maintain a presence on the Five Points platforms, at the rail stations with added bus service, and throughout the system.



RAIL SERVICE:

All rail service will continue as scheduled. Platform levels will remain open.

Accessibility

For Customers Needing an Elevator:

Select elevators will be closed during construction. Shuttle service will be provided for customers needing an elevator to transfer between the North and East Lines and the South and West Lines. 

Board Shuttle at Peachtree Center for transfer between:

  • Northbound to Eastbound

  • Southbound to Westbound

Board Shuttle at Georgia State for transfer between:

  • Eastbound to Northbound

  • Westbound to Southbound

NORTHBOUND TO EASTBOUND RAIL TRANSFERS

Traveling NB FROM ANY of these stations:

Airport

College Park

East Point

Lakewood/Ft. McPherson

Oakland City

West End

Garnett

Traveling EB TO ANY of these stations:

Georgia State

King Memorial

Inman Park/Reynoldstown

Edgewood/Candler Park

East Lake

Decatur

Avondale

Kensington

Indian Creek

How to Transfer:

Board shuttle at PEACHTREE CENTER

SOUTHBOUND TO WESTBOUND RAIL TRANSFERS



Traveling SB FROM ANY of these stations:

North Springs

Sandy Springs

Dunwoody

Medical Center

Buckhead

Lindbergh Center

Arts Center

Midtown

North Avenue

Civic Center

Peachtree Center

Doraville

Chamblee

Brookhaven/Oglethorpe

Lenox

Traveling WB TO ANY of these stations:

GWCC/CNN Center

Vine City

Ashby

West Lake

Hamilton Holmes

Bankhead

How to Transfer:

Board shuttle at PEACHTREE CENTER

EASTBOUND TO NORTHBOUND RAIL TRANSFERS

Traveling EB FROM ANY of these stations:

Hamilton E. Holmes

West Lake

Bankhead

Ashby

Vine City

GWCC/CNN Center

Traveling NB TO ANY of these stations:

North Springs

Sandy Springs

Dunwoody

Medical Center

Buckhead

Lindbergh Center

Arts Center

Midtown

North Avenue

Civic Center

Peachtree Center

Doraville

Chamblee

Brookhaven/Oglethorpe

Lenox

How to Transfer:

Board shuttle at GEORGIA STATE

WESTBOUND TO SOUTHBOUND RAIL TRANSFERS

Traveling WB FROM ANY of these stations:

Indian Creek

Kensington

Avondale

Decatur

East Lake

Edgewood/Candler Park

Inman Park/Reynoldstown

King Memorial

Georgia State

Traveling SB TO ANY of these stations:

Garnett

West End

Oakland City

Lakewood/Ft. McPherson

East Point

College Park

Airport

How to Transfer:

Board shuttle at GEORGIA STATE

Elevator transfers available at Five Points for transfer between: 

  • Northbound to Westbound

  • Southbound to Eastbound

NORTHBOUND to WESTBOUND

ELEVATOR TRANSFERS AVAILABLE AT FIVE POINTS

Traveling NB FROM ANY of these stations:

Airport

College Park

East Point

Lakewood/Ft. McPherson

Oakland City

West End

Garnett

Traveling WB TO ANY of these stations:

GWCC/CNN Center

Vine City

Ashby

West Lake

Hamilton Holmes

Bankhead

How to Transfer:

Take elevator at FIVE POINTS

SOUTHBOUND TO EASTBOUND

ELEVATOR TRANSFERS AVAILABLE AT FIVE POINTS

Traveling SB FROM ANY of these stations:

North Springs

Sandy Springs

Dunwoody

Medical Center

Buckhead

Lindbergh Center

Arts Center

Midtown

North Avenue

Civic Center

Peachtree Center

Doraville

Chamblee

Brookhaven/Oglethorpe

Lenox

Traveling EB TO ANY of these stations:

Georgia State

King Memorial

Inman Park/Reynoldstown

Edgewood/Candler Park

East Lake

Decatur

Avondale

Kensington

Indian Creek

How to Transfer:

Take elevator at FIVE POINTS

To learn more about the Five Points Station Closure, visit the MARTA Five Points Website.


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