East Lake (MARTA station)

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East Lake
MARTA rapid transit station
East Lake Transit Center (MARTA).JPG
The entrance to East Lake MARTA station
Location 2260 College Avenue
Atlanta, GA 30307
Coordinates 33°45′55″N 84°18′46″W / 33.765166°N 84.312665°W / 33.765166; -84.312665Coordinates: 33°45′55″N 84°18′46″W / 33.765166°N 84.312665°W / 33.765166; -84.312665
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Structure type At-grade
Parking 611 spaces; Free daily parking
Bicycle facilities 18 spaces
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Station code E5
Opened June 30, 1979
Preceding station   MARTA   Following station
Blue Line
toward Indian Creek

East Lake is an at-grade station on the Blue Line of the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) rail system. It has an island platform and two tracks that serve the platform in each direction. This station was opened on June 30, 1979. MARTA's opening ceremonies and speeches took place in the south parking lot at this station.

This station is located in the neighborhood of Kirkwood (Atlanta), but is named after East Lake Blvd. The station mainly serves Kirkwood (Atlanta), The Village of East Lake as well as Oakhurst, and unincorporated communities in Decatur and Lithonia. There are two Zip car parking spaces in the north parking lot. It provides connecting bus service to The Village of East Lake, East Lake Golf Course, The Mall at Stonecrest and Kirkwood (Atlanta).

The south parking lot has an elevator, but the north parking lot does not.

Station layout[edit]

M Mezzanine Crossover between street and platforms
platform level
Westbound Blue Line toward Hamilton E. Holmes (Edgewood/Candler Park)
Island platform, doors will open on the left
Eastbound Blue Line toward Indian Creek (Decatur)

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