MARTA looking for developer for Avondale Station

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 8, 2013


MARTA and the city of Decatur want a developer to help them transform the area around the Avondale rail station, according to

Applications are due by Sept. 19.

The redevelopment would transform seven acres around the station into a “transit-oriented development.”

According to Progressiverailroading, “The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) has been involved with TOD since the late 1990s, when BellSouth Corp. — now part of AT&T — constructed a 1 million-square-foot office building that incorporated an entrance to MARTA’s adjacent Lindbergh Center.”

To read more about TODs, click here. Also, MARTA has an extensive list of guidelines on TODs, if you’re into reading that sort of thing. 🙂

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