Public Meeting Advisory: Northside Study Group: Northwest Trail Feasibility Study

WHAT: Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) and PATH Foundation will host a community meeting to present and discuss the results of the Northwest Trail Study.

WHEN: The meeting will be held on Thursday, May 12 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

WHERE: The meeting will be held virtually on Zoom and broadcast to www.facebook.com/atlantabeltline. Details for joining this meeting online, as well as all past presentations and Facebook Live recordings, can be accessed at www.beltline.org/meetings. The webinar registration page is here for this Northwest Trail public meeting. To join this meeting by phone, dial 929-205-6099 and enter webinar ID: 865 2150 6299.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Study Group meetings are open to everyone and focus on projects in specific geographies. Anyone interested in the Atlanta BeltLine Northwest Trail is encouraged to attend.

ABOUT THE MEETING:  The Northwest Trail is a critical quadrant of the Atlanta BeltLine loop, generally connecting from Bankhead and Howell Station neighborhoods to Peachtree Hills. The original vision for the Atlanta BeltLine trail depended on acquiring abandoned and under-utilized rail corridors that formed three-quarters of a circle around the urban core of Atlanta. The northwest quadrant of the BeltLine has no such abandoned rail corridor available and, therefore, is one of the most complicated sections to deliver. This study will present an evaluation of the most feasible, constructible corridors for the Atlanta BeltLine Northwest Trail out of those that have been under study since last year, taking into consideration the long-term benefits for the surrounding neighborhoods and businesses.

Additional background can be found in the design and construction of the Atlanta BeltLine website regarding the Northwest Trail feasibility and alignment planning study.

For more information on ABI’s active projects, view the design and construction updates for April 2022.

Meeting materials and opportunities for public feedback will be made available on the day of the meeting at beltline.org/meetings.

COMMUNITY CONTACT: For more information, please contact nsoldat@atlbeltline.org or call 404-477-3552

RSVP: www.beltline.org/meetings

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