MARTA, City of Decatur to bring back popular Touch-A-Truck event for kids

MPD Rail Rescue Vehicle

 

ATLANTA – The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) is partnering with the City of Decatur to host the popular Touch-a-Truck Event in the North Lot at East Lake rail station on Saturday, March 19, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Parents are invited to bring the kids out to to see, touch, and explore their favorite trucks or heavy equipment on wheels.

The event is returning after a two-year hiatus due to COVID and will feature City of Decatur and DeKalb County fire trucks, dump trucks, tractors, police cars, motorcycles, and bicycles. MARTA will have a New Flyer electric bus, bus wrecker, and the new MARTA Police Rail Rescue Vehicle that can travel over train tracks on site. Each vehicle will be staffed with a trained operator. There will also be popsicles from King of Pops available.

WHAT:           Touch-a-Truck Event

WHEN:          Saturday, March 19

10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

WHERE:         East Lake Station

2260 E. College Ave.

Atlanta, 30307

North parking lot

Take MARTA to the event. East Lake Station is on the Blue Line (East/West Line). Visit MARTA (itsmarta.com) for service information and visit East Lake Station – MARTA GUIDE to navigate the rail station and surrounding area.

 

 

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