Vine City (MARTA station)

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Vine City
MARTA rapid transit station
Station statistics
Address 502 Rhodes Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30314
Coordinates 33°45′25″N 84°24′14″W / 33.75687°N 84.40391°W / 33.75687; -84.40391Coordinates: 33°45′25″N 84°24′14″W / 33.75687°N 84.40391°W / 33.75687; -84.40391
Structure type At-grade
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Parking 27 spaces; Limited free daily parking
Bicycle facilities 15 bike racks
Other information
Opened December 22, 1979
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Station code W2
Breeze Card Yes
Preceding station   MARTA   Following station
Blue Line
toward Indian Creek
toward Bankhead
Green Line

Vine City is an at-grade train station on the Blue Line and part-time terminus station of the Green Line of the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) rail system. It is one of only 2 stations served by the Green and Blue lines at all times. The area it serves, also called Vine City, was mostly industrial in the early 20th century being just south of Atlanta's largest power plant, the Davis Street Plant. As of 2009, some of the areas west of Northside Drive are largely abandoned and primed for redevelopment.

Vine City provides overflow service to the Georgia Dome, as well as access to the Atlanta University Center, Morris Brown College, Morehouse College, Spelman College, Herndon Stadium, and Clark Atlanta University. It is the final connecting point and part-time terminus of the Green Line before it spurs to Bankhead Station. It also features 29 parking spaces in a small on site lot. Because of its dense location it is not directly served with bus service, however bus service is provided along the streets surrounding the station and at Hamilton E. Holmes station or Five Points station.

Station layout[edit]

G Street Level Exit/Entrance, station house
Platform level
Westbound Green Line toward Bankhead (Ashby)
Blue Line toward Hamilton E. Holmes (Ashby)
Island platform, doors will open on the left
Eastbound Green Line toward Edgewood/Candler Park (Dome / GWCC / Philips Arena / CNN Center)
Blue Line toward Indian Creek (Dome / GWCC / Philips Arena / CNN Center)