From 4:45 a.m. Thursday to 1 a.m. on Friday, MARTA will operate special event service to accommodate the Peachtree Road Race, Braves game, fireworks displays and other holiday events.
Due to the large crowds that are expected, customers are advised to purchase a round-trip fare at the beginning of their trip to avoid long lines on the return.
Temporary Breeze paper tickets will also be sold for cash only at high traffic stations throughout the system to assist in expediting travel. A list of these stations is provided below.
MARTA will operate a special rail schedule with 10-minute service (5-minute headways between Lindbergh and the Airport Stations) added throughout the day to accommodate the celebrations. Additional staff and police will be out in full force to assist customers.
The MARTA Police Department is working with local, state and federal partners to provide a safe and secure July 4th.
Peachtree Road Race participants can take the Gold Line train to Lenox Station or the Red Line train to Buckhead Station for the start of the race. Shuttle buses will also be available at Lindbergh Center Station before the race to transport runners close to the starting line (Buckhead Loop) and at Midtown station after the race to bring participants back to Lindbergh Center Station.
Parking for less than 24 hours is free at all of MARTA’s daily parking facilities. Customers parking in the decks at Lindbergh Station must park in MARTA designated areas and validate their parking ticket at machines inside Lindbergh Center Station in order to receive free daily parking.
MARTA has some designated lots, which charge a fee including lots at Lenox, Brookhaven, Kensington, and College Park Stations.
Some bus routes will be re-routed for the Peachtree Road Race and other scheduled events. These bus routes are listed below.
MARTA will operate a Sunday bus schedule on Thursday, July 4th. On Friday, July 5th, MARTA will operate a regular weekday schedule on bus and rail.
The company asks customers to visit http://www.itsmarta.com or call Customer Information at 404-848-5000 (Open weekdays from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.; weekends from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and on July 4th from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. for more details on MARTA’s holiday service. The Customer Service Center will be closed on July 4th.
Further schedule information:
Peachtree Road Race
Start of Race: Runners can take the Gold Line to Lenox Station or the Red Line to Buckhead Station.
End of Race: Midtown Station
Bus Reroutes: 5, 25, 27, 36, 37, 99 and 110
East Point July 4th Celebration
East Point Station
Bus Reroutes: 93
Braves vs. Marlins
Five Points Station
The Braves Shuttle picks up at Steve Polk Plaza next to Underground Atlanta.
Centennial Park July 4th Celebration
Dome/GWCC/Philips Arena/CNN Center or Peachtree Center Station
Some slight delays are expected on Routes 1 and 51 during this event.
Lenox Square July 4th Celebration
Lenox or Buckhead Rail Stations
Bus Reroutes: 25 and 110
City of Decatur July 4th Celebration
Bus Reroutes: 2, 15, 19 and 123
Six Flags July 4th Concert and Fireworks
Six Flags Shuttle – Take Bus Route 201 from Hamilton E. Holmes Station
Breeze Ticket Sales (Cash only; change can be provided.):
From 4:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., round-trip tickets will be sold at Dunwoody, Doraville, Chamblee and College Park Stations.
From 5:45 a.m. to 9 p.m., round-trip tickets will be sold at North Springs and Sandy Springs Stations while supplies last.
From 4:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., one-way tickets will be sold at Midtown Station and from 5 a.m. to 12 p.m., one-way tickets will be sold at Arts Center Station.