Kensington station (MARTA)

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Kensington
 
E8
MARTA rapid transit station
Kensington Transit Station MARTA.jpg
Location 3350 Kensington Road
Decatur, GA 30032
Coordinates 33°46′22″N 84°15′07″W / 33.772664°N 84.251937°W / 33.772664; -84.251937Coordinates: 33°46′22″N 84°15′07″W / 33.772664°N 84.251937°W / 33.772664; -84.251937
Line(s)
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Construction
Structure type At-grade
Parking 1,946 spaces
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Station code E8
History
Opened June 26, 1993
Traffic
Passengers (2013) 5,950 (avg. weekday)[1]Decrease 2%
Services
Preceding station   MARTA   Following station
Blue Line
Terminus

Kensington is an at-grade train station in unincorporated DeKalb County, Georgia, serving the Blue Line of the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) rail system. It has one island platform with 1 track on each side. This station opened on June 26, 1993.

Kensington is mainly a park and ride train station for commuters heading into Atlanta. This station mainly serves Decatur's unincorporated communities, as well as communities in Stone Mountain, Lithonia, and Tucker.

Bus service is provided at this station to Dekalb County Sheriffs Headquarters and Jail, The City of Stone Mountain, Georgia Piedmont Technical College (formerly known as Dekalb Technical College), Georgia Department of Labor, Memorial Drive Park & Ride, North Dekalb Mall, Northlake Mall and Dekalb Lou Walker Senior Center. Transfers to the Emory Cliff Shuttle's Oxford route are also available.

Bus Rapid Transit is provided at this station to points along Memorial Drive: 221L- Memorial Drive Limited.

Station layout[edit]

G Street Level Entrance/Exit, station house
G
Ground/
platform level
Westbound Blue Line toward Hamilton E. Holmes (Avondale)
Island platform, doors will open on the left
Eastbound Blue Line toward Indian Creek (Terminus)

Buses at this station[edit]

The station is served by the following MARTA bus routes:

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]