MARTA Reveals Renderings for Bus Rapid Transit Stops

The agency released a set of plans showing proposed station infrastructure as it works to expand BRT to a larger area around Atlanta.

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March 9, 2023, 6:00 AM PST

By Diana Ionescu @aworkoffiction

Rendering of proposed MARTA bus rapid transit station in Roswell, Georgia

Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) / Rendering of MARTA BRT station in Roswell, Georgia

The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) took another step in its effort to expand bus rapid transit to more cities, which includes BRT linking downtown Atlanta to Summerhill and along the Clifton Corridor, on Campbellton Road, in Clayton County. As Josh Green explains, “MARTA officials have released a bevy of project renderings to Urbanize Atlanta that show potential plans for a BRT station at a key Ga. Highway 400 crossroads, Holcomb Bridge Road in Roswell.”

“The Roswell station could be the southernmost stop on MARTA’s proposed 13-mile BRT route along Ga. Highway 400—and the first stop north of the transit agency’s current North Springs station, where MARTA rail ends.” The renderings show dedicated bus lanes, a park-and-ride lot, and bike and pedestrian infrastructure, as well as connectivity to Holcomb Bridge Road.

While the exact sites of future stations are yet to be determined, Green writes that “The BRT expansion would be installed during the Georgia Department of Transportation’s new express lane construction on the highway in coming years.”

See the source article for a gallery of renderings and more details about MARTA’s BRT plans.

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