East Lake station

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East Lake
 
E5
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
Line(s)
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Construction
Structure type At-grade
Parking 611 spaces
Bicycle facilities 18 spaces
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Station code E5
History
Opened June 30, 1979
Traffic
Passengers (2013) 1,241 (avg. weekday)[1]Decrease 8%
Services
Preceding station   MARTA   Following station
Blue Line
toward Indian Creek

East Lake is a transit station in Atlanta and Decatur, Georgia, serving the Blue Line of the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) rail system. It has a tracks in each direction serving an island platform. When the station entered service on June 30, 1979, the opening ceremony took place in the south parking lot.

This station is located mainly in the neighborhood of Kirkwood (Atlanta), but is named after East Lake Boulevard in neighboring Decatur, into which the east end of the station extends. The station also serves the Village of East Lake, Oakhurst, as well as Druid Hills. There are two Zip car parking spaces in the north parking lot. Connecting bus service is operated from the station to The Village of East Lake, East Lake Golf Course, Georgia Perimeter College (Decatur Campus), Clifton Springs Health Center 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
G
Ground/
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)

Buses at this station[edit]

The station is served by the following MARTA bus routes:

  • Route 2- Ponce De Leon/East Lake
  • Route 34- 2nd Avenue/Gresham Road/Clifton Springs Road
  • Route 123- North DeKalb Mall/Decatur/East Lake

Nearby landmarks and popular destinations[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2014 Transportation Fact Book" (PDF). Atlanta Regional Commission. Retrieved 22 July 2015. 

External links[edit]