Atlanta’s Public Transportation
When you’re ready to have some fun and paint the town, Atlanta offers plenty of transportation options. There are many ways to navigate Atlanta, including taxis, Marta, walking, bikes, electronic scooters, and the good old-fashion method of driving. No matter how you choose to sightsee, there’s plenty of quick and easy ways to find the right Peachtree Street, Dogwood and Pine Street.
Atlanta Street Car
The Atlanta Street car operates on a 2.7 mile loop from the convention and entertainment district to the Sweet Auburn area. If you’re looking for a convenient ride to Phillips Arena, Centennial Park and the Atlanta Fairest Wheel, HOP ON! The Atlanta Streetcar provides a way to explore downtown Atlanta and hop on and off when something strikes your fancy. Whether it’s food or fun, the Atlanta Streetcar delivers Atlanta to you in a way you haven’t seen before.
Taxicabs, Uber and Lyft
Atlanta taxicabs, Uber and Lyft are another great option to get you where you need to go, with flat rates available between the airport and areas like downtown, Midtown and Buckhead. Whether you’re riding solo or hitting the town with your friends, these sedans are yours to fill.
MARTA – Public Transit
MARTA is Atlanta’s rapid transit rail system. It carries passengers from the airport up to Buckhead and beyond, and east and west through Atlanta’s neighborhoods. In the near future, MARTA will begin expanding. There will be 21 miles of light rail and 18 miles of bus rapid transit lines as well as other improvements in the city.
Walking and Biking
Atlanta is a cool city to stretch your legs a bit. Take a stroll through our walkable in-town neighborhoods or go for a bike ride on the Atlanta Beltline. There are plenty of places to rent bikes such as Atlanta Bicycle Barn, Civil Bikes and Relay Bikes. Whether on two feet or two wheels, Atlanta has plenty of green space and walking trails to feed your love of the outdoors.
One of the newest members of transportation is electric scooters. Electric scooters are now available in midtown, tech square, downtown and on the west end. Atlanta is the first city in the southeast with the scooters. Electric scooters are an app-based endeavor that costs $1 to start each ride, the $0.15 per minute afterwards.
There’s no need to sit in the house on sunny days. There are plenty of ways to get around and have fun in Atlanta. You can conveniently grab an Uber, bike, electric scooter or simply take MARTA and paint the town!