ATL UTD: Behind the Stripes featuring Leigh Jakes
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Check out this case study on StationSoccer in MARTA’s National Rail Publication!
Arriving at Five Points Station in the heart of downtown Atlanta, surrounded by concrete steel, one comes across a most incongruous site: a bright- green pitch dotted with players enjoying a game of soccer. In three short years, Station Soccer has become a game changer for the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority ( MARTA).
Published by: MARTA
Date: July 25th, 2019
Check out this article about the ground breaking at our new StationSoccer- East Point field!
The dream to build mini soccer fields on unused space at 10 MARTA stops is getting closer to reality. Crews broke ground on the third field, this one at the East Point stop, on Thursday.Soccer in the Streets is leading the charge, with funding from the Atlanta United Foundation (the charitable arm of the city’s champion professional soccer team), the city of Atlanta and others. In almost all cases, MARTA donates the land.
Published by: Ben Brasch
Date: April 12, 2019