Georgia State station

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Georgia State
 
E1
MARTA rapid transit station
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Georgia State Station
Location 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
Line(s)
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Construction
Structure type Elevated
Parking None
Bicycle facilities 1 bike rack
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Station code E1
History
Opened June 30, 1979
Traffic
Passengers (2013) 4,055 (avg. weekday)[1]Decrease 2%
Services
Preceding station   MARTA   Following station
Blue Line
toward Indian Creek
toward Bankhead
Green Line

Georgia State is a train station in Atlanta, Georgia, serving the Blue Line of the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) rail system. It also serves part-time on the Green Line. The station is located within the James H. Floyd State Office Building in Downtown Atlanta 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]

2F
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[edit]

The station is served by the following MARTA bus routes:

  • Route 21 – Memorial Drive
  • Route 99 – Boulevard / Monroe Drive
  • Route 109- Monroe Dr/Boulevard
  • Route 155 – Windsor Street / Lakewood Avenue

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]