July 5, 2022
MARTA, SOCCER IN THE STREETS & ATLANTA UNITED CELEBRATE
EXPANSION OF STATION SOCCER TO KENSINGTON STATION
ATLANTA - The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA), Soccer in the Streets, and Atlanta United are hosting a grand opening to celebrate the expansion of StationSoccer to Kensington rail station. The event is Saturday, July 16, from 10 a.m. until
1 p.m., with the official kick-off scheduled for 10:30 a.m.
“We are excited to expand the popular StationSoccer program to Kensington Station on the East/West Line in DeKalb County,” said MARTA Interim General Manager & CEO Collie Greenwood. “MARTA remains a proud, committed partner in developing transit-accessible opportunity
and enriching the communities we serve.”
StationSoccer - Kensington Grand Opening
Saturday, July 16
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
*Official kick-off at 10:30 a.m.
Kensington Station – North Parking Lot
3350 Kensington Road
Decatur, Ga. 30032
Rita Scott, Chair, MARTA Board of
Darren Eales, President, Atlanta United
Tony Carter, Director of Programs, Soccer
in the Streets
Michael Thurmond, DeKalb County CEO
Ted Terry, DeKalb County Super District
Steve Bradshaw, DeKalb County District 4
Terra Washington, Director, Marketing & Communications, Decide DeKalb Development Authority
Marc Welsh, VP, Child Advocacy & Chief Diversity Officer, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
Dale Royal, Executive Director, LISC
Stephany Fisher, MARTA
Andy McGowan, Soccer in the Streets
StationSoccer was launched at Five Points Station in 2016, resulting in the first soccer field in the world built inside a transit station. The successful program has since expanded to West End (2018), East Point (2019) and Lindbergh (2020) Stations.