East Lake station

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E5
East Lake
MARTA rapid transit station
East Lake Transit Center (MARTA).JPG
The entrance to East Lake MARTA station
Location2260 College Avenue
Atlanta, GA 30307
Coordinates33°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
Platforms1 island platform
Tracks2
ConnectionsBus transport MARTA Bus: 2, 34, 123
Construction
Structure typeAt-grade
Parking611 spaces
Bicycle facilities18 spaces
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Station codeE5
History
OpenedJune 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 and Oakhurst. 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 , Clifton Springs Health Center,North Dekalb Mall 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 H. 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 Avenue / Druid Hills
  • Route 34 - 2nd Avenue / Gresham Road / Clifton Springs Road
  • Route 123 - Church Street / North DeKalb Mall

Nearby landmarks and popular destinations[edit]

References[edit]

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

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