Station Summary

College Park is on the Red/Yellow line. The station is located in a mostly industrial area. Residents living near College Park spend less than the regional average on housing and transportation. In this area, the average resident drives 3,457 fewer miles annually than the regional average. Additionally, the average resident living near College Park spends $7,286.65 less per year on housing than the regional average.

Median Household Income

income spent on housing :: 28%

income spent on transportation :: 20%

income remaining :: 52%

All figures from a 0.5 mile radius

Population

Census for 2012 :: 856
Projected for 2017 :: 788

-8%
Travel

Average travel time to work based on 60 minutes.

Income

Employees earning more than $3,333 / mo.

Rental

Average apartment rental for this neighborhood station.

$748
Per month

$8,976
Annually

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 College Park station is weak and has a high probability of changing demographics.

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 via transit
    • strengthen community assets

Employed

Renters

WalkScore

Station data

Site Accessibility
  Station Area Average from all Station Areas  
MARTA Station Typology Designation Commuter Town Center  
MARTA Parking Utilization 93% 51%  
WalkScore 72 69  
Bike Score N/A 34  
Journey to MARTA Walk + Bike N/A  
Journey to MARTA Drive + Carpool N/A  
Journey to MARTA Transfer N/A  
Sidewalk conditions (miles) Above Average N/A 4  
Sidewalk conditions (miles) Average N/A 5  
Sidewalk conditions (miles) Poor N/A 4  
MARTA Daily Enteries 9,363 4,882  
Development Opportunities and Context
  Station Area Average from all Station Areas  
MARTA TOD Acreage 10.0  
Adjacent Large Properites Downtown  
Zoning Station or Parking Lot(s) TSC  
Zoning Adjacent Area(s) C-2, DB, PD-R  
Reccomended Intensity at the Site 3-10 FAR  
Current Intensity at the Site Yes MAX FAR 3  
TAD No  
TAD Eligible  
LCI College Park  

Office
  Station Area Average from all Station Areas  
Office - Inventory (SF) 419,393 3,964,869  
Office - Vacancy 5.6% 11.90%  
Office - Average Rent $11.00 $14.86  
Office - 10 Year Growth 0% 3%  
Retail
  Station Area Average from all Station Areas  
Retail - Inventory (SF) 368,586 1,474,105  
Retail - Average Rent $12.62 $15.47  
Retail - 10 Year Growth 16%  
Housing
  Station Area Average from all Station Areas  
Housing - Inventory (Units) 477 2,218  
Housing Density / Acre 0.9 4.4  
Housing - % Renter 69% 56%  
Housing - % Multifamily 5+ Units 27% 53%  
Housing - % Built Since 2000 7% 19%  
Housing - Average Apartment Rents (1 Mile) $748 $956  
Housing - Average Apartment Vacancy Rate (1 Mile) 1.1% 7.30%  
Housing - 2012 New Avg. Sales Price (1 Mile) N/A $252,596  

Population
  Station Area Average from all Station Areas  
Population 2012 856 3,930  
% Change 2000-2012 -35% 10%  
% Change 2012-2017 -8% 4%  
From the 2012 Population
  Station Area Average from all Station Areas  
% Generation Y (18-34) 25% 35%  
% Singles 65% 75%  
Median Household Income $26,959 $44,720  
% Employed 51% 62%  
% Use Public Transit 29% 17%  
Employment Base
  Station Area Average from all Station Areas  
Travel Time to Work (minutes) 27.5 27.9  
Number of Employees 1,841 17,075  
Employment Density / Acre 3.7 34.0  
% Employees Earning More than $3,333 per month 47% 54%  
Jobs to Housing Ratio 3.9 7.1  
Past Plans

College Park LCI Study

2007

The LCI study area consists of the College Park MARTA Station, Historic Downtown, Manchester Pointe (the land bought by the airport that currently...

College Park Transit Oriented Development Plan

2011

The overarching goal of our assignment was to build on this early conceptual work contained within various past studies to create a detailed template...