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Great Web Sites: General Research Guide: Local Info

Need to find quality material on the open web? Has your professor asked you to find a web page for your paper or Powerpoint, well look no further.

Local and Useful Links

Local and Useful Links

Often the best sources of local and useful information are on the web rather than in print. These sites offer useful and local information for both Perimeter students and those on the Atlanta campus.

Getting Around

A bus stop in color MARTA The MARTA web site offers, maps, fare information and schedules for getting around Fulton and DeKalb Counties.

  • MARTA Rt #221L Express Service from Kensington Station. (Available during peak hours only.)

  • MARTA Rt #125 Kensington Station to Northlake. Stops on Indian Creek Drive.

  • MARTA Rt# 117 Avondale Station to Panola Rd. Stops across from the QuickTrip near Indian Creek Drive.

  • MARTA Rt #121 Kensington Station to Memorial Drive Park/Ride. Stops at Georgia Piedmont Technical College (formerly DeKalb Tech) on Memorial Drive.

Please visit the MARTA web site for schedules.

Note: MARTA Rt #121 runs somewhat more frequently than #125 or #117 especially in the middle of the day.

  • Cobb County Transit for bus service in Cobb County. Buses available from MARTA's Arts Center and Civic Center stations.

  • Gwinett County Transit for bus service in Gwinett County. Buses available from the MARTA's Doraville Station and at several "park and rides."

  • Hartsfield Jackson International Airport The busiest airport in the United States. Web site offers information on arrivals and departures.

  • Greyhound Bus This web site enables you to check schedules and buy tickets online.

Maps and Directions

The Clarkston web site offers Directions to Campus.

Useful Local Information


To look for the local weather, try the National Weather Service or Yahoo Weather.

Follow local news, culture, and sports with AJC.com or Creative Loafing You can learn how to find the AJC there step by step.