Media Advisory: Atlanta BeltLine Westside Trail – Segment 4 Groundbreaking Ceremony

March 22, 2023

Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. is hosting a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the start of construction on the Westside Trail – Segment 4. This 1.3 mile section of trail connects Washington Park to Bankhead / Historic Westin Heights, and, once completed, will allow people to travel 6.5 miles on paved trails from Pittsburgh Yards in the southwest to Huff Road in West Midtown to the northwest, connecting historic Black neighborhoods to downtown Atlanta and West Midtown. Upon completion, the Westside Trail will have the longest continuous section of paved trail along the BeltLine.


  • Mayor Andre Dickens, City of Atlanta
  • Clyde Higgs, President and CEO, Atlanta BeltLine, Inc.
  • Byron Amos, Atlanta City Councilmember, District 3
  • Natalie Hall, Fulton County Commissioner, District 4
  • Aretta Baldon, Atlanta Public School Board Member, District 2
  • Zena Scott, Washington Manor Community Member


  • March 22, 2023
  • 11 to 11:45 a.m. (Media, please arrive by 10:30-10:45 to get set up)
    • Following the ceremony, media interviews and tours will be available of Westside Trail – Segment 4.


  • Washington Park, 1014 Michigan Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30314.
  • Alternate transportation is encouraged. Washington Park is located 0.3 miles from the Ashby MARTA station.

Comfortable, sturdy shoes are recommended.

Westside Trail - Segment 4 groundbreaking ceremony invitation

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