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MARTA station shipping-container ‘village’ gets the go-ahead

The iVillage at MLK will feature 14 shipping containers, providing 6,500 square feet of office and retail space in the station parking lot.

ARC allocations could provide for bus transit expansion, funding for Beltline extensions

A study released by the Atlanta Regional Commission highlights $86 million of bus-related plans, new trails and bikeways.

At East Lake MARTA, TOD plans could include up to 500 homes, greenspace

Concept hints at big changes in store for the MARTA station, between downtown Decatur and Kirkwood.

It’s official: Atlanta will gain 744 acres in 2018

Emory and CDC annexation marks largest expansion of the city in more than six decades.

Along Atlanta’s northern I-285 arc, a multi-city push for transit is afoot

Mayors from Cobb, Fulton, and DeKalb counties are mulling top-end Perimeter transit options.

MARTA eyes major eastern extension of Blue Line to Stonecrest

With federal backing, the move could add five stations, drawing train service farther OTP than ever before.

ARC survey: 51 percent of metro Atlantans are now willing to pay for better transit

That includes 56 percent of Gwinnett, Georgia’s second most populous county.

Five Points gets spruced up with new 100-foot-long mural

Don’t Forget to Dream by Ryan Coleman now adorns Broad Street Plaza, adjacent to the MARTA station.

Emory annexation into Atlanta vote delayed, likely due to politics

The incorporation of the University into the city limits will likely happen after the mayoral election.

East Lake MARTA TOD planning launches, aims to make station feel like ‘front porch’

Where Decatur meets Atlanta, East Lake station is in search of a new, more neighborhood-friendly identity.

Take a closer look at MARTA’s impressive art collection 

As part of its new "Artbound" program, MARTA is actively restoring many of its original artworks found in the transit system’s rail stations.

Open Thread: Describe your ideal MARTA transit line, however unrealistic

And then—just maybe—$2.6 billion in expected tax revenue could make your MARTA train or streetcar pipe dream come true.

What $200K(ish) buys near MARTA stations across Atlanta right now

Check out these properties in Buckhead, Decatur, the West End, and College Park.

Meet Atlanta’s top three most popular MARTA destinations 

Week in and week out, riders flock to MARTA’s Five Points, College Park, and Atlanta airport rail stations.

MARTA’s Monday closure inspires infrequent user to reflect on transit system’s importance

Is the system crucial only to those who use it, or does it have a much broader impact on all Atlantans?

Chamblee transit-oriented development takes shape at MARTA’s doorstep

Trackside development will contain offices, retail, and a rooftop deck.

Photos: Chamblee’s ‘Olmsted’ highlights urbanization along Peachtree Boulevard

MARTA-adjacent property is emblematic of changing times on the formerly industrial ITP corridor.

Facing Edgewood MARTA station, modern townhouse cluster debuts in $400Ks

Planned 15 units join a construction explosion around eastside transit station.

At King Memorial MARTA, rental project gets green light, sleek new look

Modular apartments will bring 385 living options, 414 parking spaces, and 8,000 square feet of retail.

MARTA to offer fare payment by phone as soon as next year

System-wide rollout could take years, but easier payment method could spread to other transit agencies in the metro.

MARTA saw no lasting increase in ridership from the I-85 bridge collapse

Proponents hoped the catastrophe would mark a permanent shift toward public transit. It didn’t.

How taxing Atlanta's absurd amount of parking spaces could make the city better

Building off models in other cities, Atlanta could boost transportation, affordable housing initiatives through similar scheme, adviser argues.

Urbanization of Sandy Springs rolls on with MARTA-adjacent project

New apartment block "Alexan North Station" replaces single-family homes near North Springs Station.

Emory petitions to join Atlanta, signalling potential boost for Clifton Road MARTA

Upon annexation, Emory would be the sixth major university within city limits.

Next to West End MARTA, old warehouse to become industrial-chic offices

Long-abandoned, two-story brick building near transit will get a new lease on life, plans suggest.

Atlanta mayor: MARTA will take over streetcar, linking system to Beltline

Mayor Kasim Reed wants beleaguered (but improving) Atlanta Streetcar system transferred to MARTA within months.

Shipping containers to provide boutique retail, office space in MARTA parking lot

H.E. Holmes Station could soon be home to a mini-development built out of shipping containers.

Atlanta transit expansion plans will cost billions but are rated B+

Statistical analysis finds that major investment will be a boon for transit, but it must be done wisely to get the most impact.

Does first state transportation commission mean regional Atlanta transit is coming?

A range of Georgia leaders (none from MARTA or Atlanta) will provide the House of Representatives a report by the end of the year.

Artist sought for new mural to hide boring, blank wall in heart of downtown

Large blank wall at Broad Street Plaza near Five Points will soon be an open canvas for artists.

North American Properties head honcho: Atlanta’s future depends on MARTA

Leader of suburban development Avalon, urban revitalization of Colony Square, notes bridge collapse as defining moment for transit.

Chamblee MARTA TOD the next to move forward with offices, retail

Trackside development officially breaks ground alongside the Gold MARTA line in ITP city.

PHOTOS: MARTA fire, underground evacuation add to litany of Atlanta travel complications

Transportation woes continue as a fire breaks out Thursday evening on a train beneath Midtown. Seriously, what next?

Atlanta transit expansion could be in peril thanks to federal budget cuts

Nearly $3 billion worth of federal funding expected for Atlanta could vanish with new budget proposal.

New Atlanta commute tool highlights traffic, transit, and parking

Initiative by the city brings data from array of sources including Waze, MARTA, Relay bike share, and the Georgia DOT.

Atlanta traffic hits workweek terribleness after bridge collapse; ride-share steps up service

In the wake of the Interstate 85 collapse, Atlanta traffic has (expectedly) gotten worse, forcing public transit and ride-sharing services to vie for riders.

Atlanta’s I-85 bridge collapse: the bright side for alternate transportation

Could the collapse of a crucial interstate lead metro Atlantans toward a paradigm shift of adopting alternate means of transportation?

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Map: Transit options to get you through Atlanta without I-85

With metro Atlantans flocking to transit, here's all you need to know to jump on board and avoid the traffic.

Photos: How MARTA proximity is transforming an Atlanta neighborhood

In total, a variety of 273 new places for Atlantans to call home are in development here, around the corner from the Edgewood Retail District.