Transit Service for Downtown Employees

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.

Requirement for Face Masks on Public Transportation Conveyances and at Transportation Hubs

Update (1/29/2021)

The CDC has issued an order requiring everyone to wear a mask while traveling on public transportation into or within the US (including airplanes, ships, ferries, trains, subways, buses, taxis, ride-shares). Wearing a mask reduces the spread of COVID19. Read the CDC's full announcement here

MARTA

Service Update (1/5/2020):

  • 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. MARTA will be operating bus service on only select routes.
    • All other bus routes will be suspended
    • Effective September 7, 2020, MARTA will resume front door boarding and bus fare collection.
  • Rail: MARTA rail service will begin at 5:00 AM and operate on a modified schedule with trains arriving approximately every 15 minutes from 6:00 AM-7:00 PM and every 20 minutes prior to 6:00 AM and after 7:00 PM. Fares are still being collected at rail stations.
  • Streetcar: Streetcar service will run on a Sunday schedule for weekday and weekend service.

Read MARTA’s service announcement here and check out this video on how MARTA is keeping riders safe.

MARTA is partnering with Uber for a one-year pilot program to provide our customers greater flexibility and more options for their transportation needs when normal MARTA service is disrupted. Learn more about the MARTA Connect program here.

SRTA Xpress

Service Update (8/24/2020):

Effective August 31, 2020, Xpress is updating available routes to better serve passengers during the pandemic.

See the full list of service changes here.

Effective August 3, 2020, Xpress will resume fare collection on commuter bus service to Downtown. To continue practicing social distancing, commuter buses will operate at 50% capacity. Note: Xpress routes 476 (Hiram/Powder Springs) and 480 (Acworth/Town Center), which take CobbLinc fare, have also resumed fare collection.

Read Xpress' service announcement and safety update here.

Fare Update:

Effective January 1, 2021: Fares are changing on Xpress routes 476, 480, 483 & 490. Please inform commuters on impacted routes. Learn more HERE . If you are a Discount Transit Pass Program member, contact Transit@AtlantaDowntown.com so together we can make any necessary changes to your monthly order.

Gwinnett County Transit

Service update (1/27/2021):

Effective November 23, 2020, Gwinnett County Transit will run commuter express bus  Routes 101, 102, and 103 to Downtown Atlanta on a reduced schedule.

See the full list of service changes here.

Effective November 23, 2020, Gwinnett County Transit will resume fare collection on commuter bus service to Downtown.

To continue practicing social distancing, only 20 passengers will be permitted on a commuter bus at a time.

See the full announcement here.

CobbLinc

Service update (12/30/2020):

Due to schedule impacts, the Marietta Transfer Center stop is being removed from all Route 100 trips. As an alternative, passengers can access the Rapid 10 route from the Marietta Transfer Center and connect to MARTA at the Arts Center Station.

On April 15, 2020, CobbLinc temporarily suspended operation of Routes 101 and 102. Operation of Route 100 continues on a reduced schedule.

Effective January 11, 2021, CobbLinc will resume fare collection and front-door boarding.

Read CobbLinc’s announcement here.