Brookhaven/Oglethorpe station

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Brookhaven/Oglethorpe
 
NE8
MARTA rapid transit station
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Location 4047 Peachtree Road NE
Brookhaven,GA 30319
Coordinates 33°51′39″N 84°20′24″W / 33.860705°N 84.340003°W / 33.860705; -84.340003
Line(s)
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Construction
Structure type Elevated
Parking 1,252 spaces
Bicycle facilities 18 spaces
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Station code NE8
History
Opened December 15, 1984
Previous names Brookhaven (1984-1995)
Services
Preceding station   MARTA   Following station
toward Airport
Gold Line
toward Doraville

Brookhaven/Oglethorpe is a train station in Brookhaven, Georgia, on the Gold Line of the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) rail system. An elevated station, it is located one mile south of Oglethorpe University. The station provides connecting bus service to North Druid Hills, Toco Hills, North DeKalb Mall, the Peachtree Boulevard business district, and the Georgia Department of Labor.

In the 2010s, the station was planned to become a "city center" for Brookhaven on the property composed of mixed use, office, retail, civic and public space. The plan was canceled in 2017.

Station layout[edit]

P
Platform level
Westbound Gold Line toward Airport (Lenox)
Island platform, doors will open on the left
Eastbound Gold Line toward Doraville (Chamblee)
G Street Level Entrance/Exit, station house

Parking[edit]

Brookhaven/Oglethorpe has 1,252 daily and long term parking spaces available for MARTA users, located in paved parking lots.

Development[edit]

MARTA and the City of Brookhaven planned to build a transit-oriented "city center" on the station's parking lot in 2014. The proposal entailed a development composed of mixed uses, offices, retailers, and civic and public space.[1][2] The project was cancelled in early 2017, after plans by Brookhaven's mayor to suspend their work on the project and delay rezoning and tax incentives for the property's development.[3]

Landmarks and popular destinations[edit]

Bus routes[edit]

The station is served by the following MARTA bus routes:

  • Route 8 - North Druid Hills Road
  • Route 25 - Peachtree Industrial Boulevard
  • Route 47 - Briarwood Road/I-85 Access Road/Chamblee

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Brookhaven-Oglethorpe MARTA Station announced for redevelopment". Brookhaven Post. August 12, 2014. 
  2. ^ "MARTA's proposed Brookhaven Station development offers challenges, report says". Saporta Report. September 3, 2014. 
  3. ^ Wickert, David; Niesse, Mark (February 3, 2017). "MARTA calls off major Brookhaven development". Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Retrieved February 5, 2017. 

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