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 ( for service information and visit East Lake Station – MARTA GUIDE to navigate the rail station and surrounding area.



Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

About us

On Common Ground News is published daily by On Common Ground, Inc (OCGNEWS.COM). The newspaper serves DeKalb, Gwinnett, Rockdale and Metro Atlanta.

The opinions expressed by writers and contributors are not necessarily those of the publisher or the newspaper’s advertisers.

No portion of this newspaper may be reproduced in any form without the written permission of the publisher.

We reserve the right to reject material and advertisements we deem inappropriate.

On Common Ground News
P.O. Box 904
Lithonia, GA 30058

(770) 679-5607

Latest News

By submitting this form, you are consenting to receive marketing emails from: On Common Ground News, 1240 Sigman Road, Conyers, GA, 30012, You can revoke your consent to receive emails at any time by using the SafeUnsubscribe® link, found at the bottom of every email. Emails are serviced by Constant Contact