Georgia State (MARTA station)

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Georgia State
MARTA rapid transit station
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Georgia State Station
Station statistics
Address 170 Piedmont Avenue SE
Atlanta, GA 30303
Coordinates 33°45′02″N 84°23′11″W / 33.750539°N 84.386464°W / 33.750539; -84.386464Coordinates: 33°45′02″N 84°23′11″W / 33.750539°N 84.386464°W / 33.750539; -84.386464
Structure type Elevated
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Parking None
Bicycle facilities 1 bike rack
Other information
Opened June 30, 1979
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Station code E1
Breeze Card Yes
Preceding station   MARTA   Following station
Blue Line
toward Indian Creek
toward Bankhead
Green Line

Georgia State is an elevated station on the Blue and part-time on the Green lines of the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) rail system located in the eastern part of Downtown Atlanta. The station is located within the James H. Floyd State Office Building and was constructed concurrently with the building in the late 1970s. Exits are located on Piedmont Avenue and Jesse Hill Jr. Drive (formerly Butler Street). The station's name is in reference to its proximity to Georgia State University.

The station provides access to Georgia State University, and the Georgia State Capitol. Access is also provided to Grady Memorial Hospital, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Hughes Spaulding, The Fulton County Health System, the Georgia Archives, James H. Floyd Twin Towers State buildings and Turner Field. Bus service is provided at this station to Lakewood Stadium, Piedmont Park, and Atlanta Medical Center.

Station layout[edit]

Platform level
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Westbound Green Line toward Bankhead (Five Points)
Blue Line toward Hamilton E. Holmes (Five Points)
Eastbound Green Line toward Edgewood/Candler Park (King Memorial)
Blue Line toward Indian Creek (King Memorial)
Side platform, doors will open on the right
G Street Level Exit/Entrance, station house

Buses at this Station[edit]

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