Traffic is very heavy in the metro area, with a large majority of
people driving a daily commute of some length. Morning rush hour runs
from 0600 until 0900, with evening rush hour 1530 until
Metropolitan Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) is the most
cost-effective way to travel in Atlanta - and the most convenient, with a wide
variety of fares and passes available to meet each rider's
needs. Regular riders can choose from several TransCard, Half Fare or
individual token rates, while out-of-towners can utilize a special-priced
visitor's transit pass. It's good for unlimited travel aboard the
extensive rail and bus system.
Flying into town? MARTA
connects into the terminal building at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport,
and rail cars are equipped with ample baggage space.
Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport is about 20 minutes from Fort Gillem
and 15 minutes from Fort McPherson.