North Springs (MARTA station)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
North Springs
MARTA rapid transit station
Marta north springs.jpg
Location 7010 Peachtree Dunwoody Road
Sandy Springs, GA 30328
Coordinates 33°56′40″N 84°21′22″W / 33.944552°N 84.356206°W / 33.944552; -84.356206
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Connections GRTA
Structure type Elevated
Parking Daily is free, overnight is US$8 per day
Bicycle facilities 14 spaces
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Station code N11
Opened December 16, 2000
Preceding station   MARTA   Following station
toward Airport
Red Line Terminus

North Springs is an elevated metro station in the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) rail system and the northern terminus for the Red Line. Located in the North Springs area of Sandy Springs, Georgia, it serves primarily as a commuter station with a large parking deck for Atlanta workers and university students that live in Roswell, Alpharetta and other towns north on State Route 400. This station provides connecting bus service to Sandy Springs, The City of Alpharetta, North Point Mall, The City of Roswell, Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park and Mansell Rd & Windward Park-Rides. This station also provides Bus assistance from North Springs High School via Route 87.

North Springs has a direct exit from southbound Georgia 400 and a direct entrance to northbound Georgia 400, allowing commuters from the north direct access to the station without having to use surface streets. There is also a surface street entrance for nearby residents. Commuters who enter the station from Georgia 400 south must exit the station via Georgia 400 north, and local commuters entering from Peachtree Dunwoody Road must exit to Peachtree Dunwoody Road.

Station layout[edit]

Platform level
Southbound Red Line toward Airport (Sandy Springs)
Island platform, doors will open on the left, right
Southbound Red Line toward Airport (Sandy Springs)
G Street Level Entrance/Exit, station house


North Springs has 2,325 daily and long term parking spaces available for MARTA users which are located in one parking deck. Daily parking (less than 24 hours) is free; long term parking is charged at US$8 per day, including the first day.

Bus routes[edit]

External links[edit]