Station Summary

Ashby is on the Blue/Green line. The station is located in a mostly mixed use area. Residents living near Ashby spend less than the regional average on housing and transportation. In this area, the average resident drives 4,332 fewer miles annually than the regional average. Additionally, the average resident living near Ashby spends $13,941.81 less per year on housing than the regional average.

Median Household Income

income spent on housing :: 20%

income spent on transportation :: 19%

income remaining :: 61%

All figures from a 0.5 mile radius


Census for 2012 :: 6,628
Projected for 2017 :: 6,694


Average travel time to work based on 60 minutes.


Employees earning more than $3,333 / mo.


Average apartment rental for this neighborhood station.

Per month


What amenities and services are in the area?
Art     Banks     Bike     Medical     Schools    

Why Equitable Development?

Equitable TOD combines people and place-based approaches to ensure that the value created when land near transit is built out is accessible to, and provides opportunities for, all community residents living near transit.

The market near Ashby station is growing and has a moderate/high probability of changing demographics. Renters are the first to be affected by an increase in property values in a growing market. As the market grows housing values will increase, limiting income diversity.

Achieving Equitable Development

In order to retain current residents and provide access to new amenities and services, Transformation Alliance’s equitable development strategy for this station area is:

  • improve access to jobs in other areas,
  • create and preserve affordable housing
  • expand jobs and services for existing residents




Station data

Site Accessibility
  Station Area Average from all Station Areas  
MARTA Station Typology Designation Neighborhood  
MARTA Parking Utilization 23% 51%  
WalkScore 74 69  
Bike Score 56 34  
Journey to MARTA Walk + Bike 49%  
Journey to MARTA Drive + Carpool 1%  
Journey to MARTA Transfer 39%  
Sidewalk conditions (miles) Above Average 5 4  
Sidewalk conditions (miles) Average 8 5  
Sidewalk conditions (miles) Poor 16 4  
MARTA Daily Enteries 2,100 4,882  
Development Opportunities and Context
  Station Area Average from all Station Areas  
MARTA TOD Acreage 0.0  
Adjacent Large Properites None  
Zoning Station or Parking Lot(s) SPI-11, SA6  
Zoning Adjacent Area(s) SPI-11, SA1 SPI-11, SA2  
Reccomended Intensity at the Site 1.5-5 FAR  
Current Intensity at the Site Y (MAX FAR 2)  
TAD Westside  
TAD Eligible  
LCI Vine City  

  Station Area Average from all Station Areas  
Office - Inventory (SF) 38,542 3,964,869  
Office - Vacancy 27.8% 11.90%  
Office - Average Rent $16.45 $14.86  
Office - 10 Year Growth 0% 3%  
  Station Area Average from all Station Areas  
Retail - Inventory (SF) 132,284 1,474,105  
Retail - Average Rent $22.00 $15.47  
Retail - 10 Year Growth -19% 16%  
  Station Area Average from all Station Areas  
Housing - Inventory (Units) 2,230 2,218  
Housing Density / Acre 4.4 4.4  
Housing - % Renter 72% 56%  
Housing - % Multifamily 5+ Units 30% 53%  
Housing - % Built Since 2000 22% 19%  
Housing - Average Apartment Rents (1 Mile) $853 $956  
Housing - Average Apartment Vacancy Rate (1 Mile) 18.9% 7.30%  
Housing - 2012 New Avg. Sales Price (1 Mile) $123,933 $252,596  

  Station Area Average from all Station Areas  
Population 2012 6,628 3,930  
% Change 2000-2012 19% 10%  
% Change 2012-2017 1% 4%  
From the 2012 Population
  Station Area Average from all Station Areas  
% Generation Y (18-34) 62% 35%  
% Singles 91% 75%  
Median Household Income $18,229 $44,720  
% Employed 36% 62%  
% Use Public Transit 38% 17%  
Employment Base
  Station Area Average from all Station Areas  
Travel Time to Work (minutes) 30.6 27.9  
Number of Employees 1,736 17,075  
Employment Density / Acre 3.5 34.0  
% Employees Earning More than $3,333 per month 34% 54%  
Jobs to Housing Ratio 0.8 7.1  
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