MARTA - Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority
Residents in the City of Roswell are served by two MARTA bus routes. Here are a few facts about the two routes. For further information, click on the links below.
- Route 85 (Roswell/ Mansell Rd) starts at the MARTA North Springs rail station, travels along Atlanta Street (SR 9) from the Chattahoochee River, past City Hall, through the Holcomb Bridge Road/Crossville Road (SR 140/92) intersection, turns right on Mansell Road and terminates at the MARTA Park/Ride lot at the Mansell Road/SR 400 interchange.
- Route 185 (Alpharetta/Holcomb Bridge Rd) starts at the MARTA North Springs rail station, exits SR 400 at Holcomb Bridge Road (SR 140) and continues west on Holcomb Bridge turning north on Alpharetta Highway (SR 9/120) into Alpharetta, turns right on Old Milton Parkway traveling east to Brookside Parkway where it loops to serve the Georgia State Alpharetta Campus. During peak hours, the route exits SR 400 and heads east on Holcomb Bridge Road, then turns right on Market Way, left on Market Boulevard, and left on Holcomb Bridge Road returning to its original route.
- Route 142 (Holcomb Bridge Rd East) starts at the MARTA Mansell Road Park & Ride lot off GA-400, travels south on GA-400 to Holcomb Bridge Road (SR 140) and continues east on Holcomb Bridge Road all the way across the Chattahoochee River to Spalding Drive in Sandy Springs before turning around. The bus route follows Holcomb Bridge Road back west to GA-400 and to the Mansell Park & Ride Lot.
- Each bus routes operate on 30-minute headways during peak commuting hours on weekdays and 40-minutes at all other times. Service is provided every day from approximately 5:00 AM until 1:00 AM.
Are you planning your trip on transit? Visit ATLTransit.org
to use a trip planner that helps you plan your trip using MARTA and any other system within metro Atlanta.
The closest Park and Ride lot is the Mansell Road Park/Ride lot. The lot is located in the southwest quadrant of the Mansell Road/SR 400 interchange and has 418 parking spaces.
GRTA - Georgia Regional Transportation Authority
While not providing service within the City of Roswell, you can catch GRTA Xpress Route 408
in the City of Johns Creek near Emory Johns Creek Hospital and SR 141 for service to the Doraville MARTA Rail Station - the terminus of the Gold Line. Learn more here
Transportation Master Plan
This is the document that drives transportation investment in the City.