ATLANTA (September 26, 2023) – Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. is hosting a virtual citywide public meeting for the launch of the BeltLine Transit Study. The planning study is for a 13.6-mile portion of the rail corridor around the 22-mile BeltLine loop. The study is funded by the Federal Transit Administration and will identify the preferred Atlanta BeltLine transit alignment and station locations in the northwest quadrant. It will solidify the preferred station locations in the southwest and southeast quadrants where the transit alignment has already been determined.
Kimley-Horn & Associates will conduct the study, and it will take 24 months from kick-off to final deliverables. Activities will include field investigation, consolidation of previous studies, stakeholder and public outreach, environmental screening, equity considerations, service planning, ridership forecasting, and financial planning. The project will specifically look at connectivity between the regional transit network and the regional trail network.
WHAT: Virtual Citywide Conversation public meeting for Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. and Kimley-Horn & Associates to present the launch of the BeltLine Transit Study.
WHEN: Monday, October 2 at 6:30 p.m.
WHERE: The meeting will be broadcast virtually on Zoom and Facebook. The Zoom registration link is here. To join this meeting by phone, dial 929-205-6099 and enter webinar ID 857 7692 0273. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions via Zoom, telephone, and Facebook.
Meeting materials can be accessed on the day of the meeting at beltline.org/meetings. All past presentations and Facebook Live recordings are available in the same online location.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Citywide Conversation meetings are open to everyone. We encourage everyone to attend. Community outreach and inclusive community engagement are core to how we do our work at the Atlanta BeltLine. Anyone interested in learning more about transit planning and interested in asking questions and providing feedback and input about Atlanta BeltLine programs and projects are encouraged to attend.
COMMUNITY CONTACT: For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 404-477-3552.
For more information about the BeltLine and transit, visit beltline.org/transit/.