Edgewood Avenue Bridge

The Edgewood Avenue Bridge has been demolished and is being rebuilt over the Eastside Trail extension.
Photo Credit: Christopher Martin

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Transit

We're Moving Atlanta Forward into the Future!

Transit is at the heart of the Atlanta BeltLine. It was the key innovation proposed by Ryan Gravel’s thesis in 1999. The original concept was to build public transit on the 22-mile Atlanta BeltLine corridor, linking to the MARTA system in all four quadrants of the city. This idea carried over to the Atlanta BeltLine Redevelopment Plan, adopted by City Council in 2005. Since that time, Atlanta BeltLine, Inc., the City of Atlanta, and MARTA have worked collaboratively to advance transit on the Atlanta BeltLine, and in the city, through planning studies and the federal process.

Transit along the Atlanta BeltLine moved several steps closer to reality in 2011 and 2012. Critical studies and documents progressed significantly through public input and technical analyses and two sections of the Right of Way were secured through long term lease and purchase options with the Georgia Department of Transportation. To date, Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. and its partners have secured 9.2 miles of right of way along the Atlanta BeltLine Corridor.

Atlanta BeltLine West encompasses the west side of the Atlanta BeltLine corridor from the Bankhead MARTA station to Lee Street, connecting to MARTA at either the West End or Oakland City station. Atlanta BeltLine East runs along the east side of the Atlanta BeltLine from Montgomery Ferry Drive to Glenwood Avenue, with a connection to […] Learn more
The Atlanta BeltLine/Atlanta Streetcar System Plan will provide the roadmap for integrating Atlanta BeltLine transit with the Atlanta Streetcar as we build out Atlanta's modern streetcar network. Learn more
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA), an administration of the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT), has prepared this Tier 1 Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Atlanta BeltLine in the City of Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia. It was prepared in cooperation with the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA). Learn more