Due to impacts related to COVID-19, public transportation services are being reduced in and around Downtown Atlanta to protect the health of workers and passengers. For real-time transit updates, follow your transit provider on Twitter.
Service Update (7/4/2020):
- Bus: MARTA is implementing an Essential Services plan that reduces the number of bus routes and allows for more frequent service on the busiest, most critical routes. Beginning July 4, MARTA will be operating bus service on only select routes.
- All other bus routes will be suspended
- Fare collection has been suspended on all buses. While passengers are not expected to use the fare box at the front of the bus, MARTA recommends being in possession of the fare during travel.
- Riders will enter and exit using the rear doors only except for customers who require the accessibility ramp
- Rail: MARTA rail service will begin at 5 am and operate on a Sunday schedule with trains arriving approximately every 20 minutes. Fares are still being collected at rail stations. The Mercedes-Benz/State Farm Arena/GWCC Station is closed and trains will not stop there.
- Streetcar: Streetcar service will run on a Sunday schedule for weekday and weekend service.
Read MARTA’s announcement here.
Service Update (6/30/2020):
Effective August 1, Xpress will resume fare collection on commuter bus service to Downtown.
Gwinnett County Transit
Service update (5/15/2020):
Beginning on June 1, Gwinnett County Transit will resume commuter express bus routes to Downtown on a reduced schedule. GCT will continue to suspend fare box collection until further notice. Gwinnett County Transit encourages riders to follow CDC guidelines and wear a face mak while on the bus. To continue practicing social distancing, only 14 passengers will be permitted on a commuter bus at a time.
Read Gwinnett County Transit’s announcement here.
Service update (6/15/2020):
Beginning on April 15, CobbLinc will temporarily suspend operation of Routes 101 and 102. Operation of Route 100 will continue with a reduced schedule that has been modified to serve Marietta Transfer Center for passengers who would normally use Route 101.
Route 102 passengers may consider driving to Busbee Park-and-Ride lot to acess Route 100 Express Service. Route 100 will operate fare free.
Read CobbLinc’s announcement here.
Need to make an essential trip via bike? Atlanta Bicycle Coalition is offering free online city cycling classes to help you reach important destinations like the grocery store, pharmacy, and healthcare providers. When biking, please continue to practice social distancing and do not ride in groups.
Maintain business continuity with telework assistance from CAP’s Downtown Connects team. Check out this Quick Start Telework Guide and find more information on our Team Building in the Time of Telework page.