Getting Around

Great Location, Easy Access

Getting AroundDecatur is located just minutes east of Atlanta and minutes west of Stone Mountain, with easy access via Ponce de Leon Avenue, College Avenue, Clairemont Avenue, the College Avenue Corridor and the South Candler Street Corridor. The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) has three rapid transit stations within our city limits including one in the heart of the downtown district. The Clifton Corridor Shuttle offers free transportation between the Emory University campus and downtown Decatur. Parking is plentiful in decks, metered spaces, and private lots.

Once here, a variety of retail, restaurant and service businesses are within easy walking distance on pleasant tree-lined streets. Pedestrian and bicycle access is a top priority for our economic development program.

Ever dreamed of walking to the office? Decatur's downtown and neighborhood commercial districts are in proximity to new residential developments and within easy walking distance of many historic single-family neighborhoods.

headphones City of Decatur Audio Walking Tour
Download a copy of the new Decatur Audio Walking Tour to your MP3 player, start at the front steps of Decatur City Hall, and press play. This walking tour was produced by Moira Bucciarelli. Narration by David Hirt.
>Audio Tour
Transportation Plan logo Community Transportation Plan
How do you get around? Would you like to be able to walk or ride a bike more often? Which streets work and which streets don't? Find out more about Active Living and the Community Transportation Plan.
Decatur Tests Pay-by-Cell Parking
Decatur now offers the ease and convenience of on-the-spot cell phone payment for parking spaces in the E. Court Square and N. McDonough Street lots.
>How to Pay-by-Cell in Decatur
taxi sign Local Taxi Services
> Decatur Best Taxi Service, 154 New St., 404-371-0776
> Abbeys Taxi Svc, 5304 Church St. #8, 404-484-8097 
Zipcar logo  Is Zipcar for You? 
Zipcar is a great way to get around Decatur can save you time and money – and it's easy on the environment. There are 5 Zipcars in Decatur: Agnes Scott, Church St./Sycamore St., Clairemont Ave./Commerce Dr., and Commerce Dr./W. Ponce de Leon Ave. For more information go to
Cliff bus logo Meet ‘Cliff’ – CCTMA’s Expanded Shuttle Bus Service
A free, convenient and reliable transportation alternative that is available for anyone to use for travel between downtown Decatur and the Emory University community. For routes and schedules visit
Decatur Shopping, Dining, & Services Guide
Brochures are free and available from merchants and organizations throughout the city. Need multiple copies for your event or party, or to give to friends, visitors or customers?
Email for more information.
Georgia Navigator logo Georgia Navigator
A service of the Georgia DOT. Get up-to-date traffic alerts, road construction schedules and traffic news covering greater Decatur and the entire state of Georgia.


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