King Memorial station

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King Memorial
 
E2
MARTA rapid transit station
King Memorial.JPG
Location 377 Decatur Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30312
Coordinates 33°45′00″N 84°22′32″W / 33.749959°N 84.37544°W / 33.749959; -84.37544Coordinates: 33°45′00″N 84°22′32″W / 33.749959°N 84.37544°W / 33.749959; -84.37544
Line(s)
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Construction
Structure type Elevated
Parking 21 spaces; limited daily parking
Bicycle facilities None
Disabled access Yes
Architect Aeck Associates [1]
Other information
Station code E2
History
Opened June 30, 1979
Traffic
Passengers (2013) 1,517 (avg. weekday)[2]Increase 8%
Services
Preceding station   MARTA   Following station
Blue Line
toward Indian Creek
toward Bankhead
Green Line

King Memorial is an elevated train station in Atlanta, Georgia, serving the Blue Line and part-time on the Green Line of the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) rail system. It is named for Martin Luther King, Jr. and nearby Memorial Drive. It mainly serves the Sweet Auburn Historic District as well as the communities surrounding Oakland Cemetery, providing access to Zoo Atlanta and Grant Park.

Station layout[edit]

3F
Platform level
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Westbound Green Line toward Bankhead (Georgia State)
Blue Line toward Hamilton E. Holmes (Georgia State)
Eastbound Green Line toward Edgewood/Candler Park (Inman Park / Reynoldstown)
Blue Line toward Indian Creek (Inman Park / Reynoldstown)
Side platform, doors will open on the right
M - Mezzanine
G Street Level Exit/Entrance

Buses at this station[edit]

The station is served by the following MARTA bus routes:

  • Route 21 - Memorial Drive
  • Route 99 - Boulevard / Monroe Drive (Weekdays Only)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "King Memorial Station : MIT Libraries". Retrieved 21 August 2015. 
  2. ^ "2014 Transportation Fact Book" (PDF). Atlanta Regional Commission. Retrieved 22 July 2015. 

External links[edit]