Atlanta BeltLine West End Trail

Upcoming Info Sessions on Transportation Referendum

What will the Transportation Referendum mean for the City of Atlanta? Attend a special upcoming Atlanta BeltLine Study Group meeting in your area to learn  more. Northeast Study Group Meeting When: Thursday, May 10, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Where: Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center, 90 Boulevard Avenue, 30312   Southeast Study Group Meeting When: Monday, May … Continue Reading →

Atlanta BeltLine Park Concept

Upcoming Public Meetings for Cobb County Transit Options

The City of Atlanta, in partnership with Atlanta BeltLine, Inc.,  is hosting a series of public meetings with Cobb County regarding proposals for extending transit from Cobb County into the City of Atlanta. This transit project is included on the upcoming Transportation Referendum. The transit line from Cobb County will come all the way into … Continue Reading →

Rendering of the Atlanta BeltLine eastside corridor with transit

Get Up to Speed on the Transportation Referendum

By now, you may have heard that there is a Regional Transportation Referendum on July 31, 2012. It’s the first of its kind in Georgia, and would be one of the largest investments in transportation in the state’s history. What does it mean for the Atlanta BeltLine? It’s a pretty big deal. If the referendum … Continue Reading →

Business Opportunity Forum for Transportation Referendum Projects

Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. in conjunction with the Georgia Minority Supplier Development Council, the Atlanta Business League, and the Urban League of Greater Atlanta, the Greater Women’s Business Council and the Greater Atlanta Economic Alliance hosted two Business Opportunity Forums on February 29 and March 6. The Forums were for design and construction professionals to inform them of … Continue Reading →

New Developments in Atlanta Transportation

Hey folks- sorry it’s been a little while. It’s been an eventful couple of weeks with some exciting new developments. First off, construction began for the new Atlanta Streetcar! U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood came to town to kick off construction and show the administration’s support, which is the reason this project is happening. … Continue Reading →

A View from Madrid

Nice story in today’s New York Times about a project in Madrid, Spain with some similarities to the Atlanta BeltLine. Madrid Rio park is a massive highway burial project is also creating new parks, public spaces, bike trails and light rail transit. From the article: “The park here, called Madrid Río, has largely been finished. More … Continue Reading →

Eastside Trail Construction Close Up

This past Friday, several of us ventured out of the office and onto the Eastside Trail construction site to get a look at how it’s coming along. The PATH Foundation, our partner and construction manager, and the Astra Group, the contractor, have been pretty busy. We started at 10th and Monroe and headed south. Here’s … Continue Reading →

Agreements Advance BeltLine Transit and Trails

Georgia Department Of Transportation And Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. Reach Agreement On Exclusive Rights To Purchase Land In Southwest And Southeast Corridors For BeltLine Atlanta, GA, July 9, 2009 – Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) Commissioner Vance Smith, Jr., and Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) President and CEO Terri Montague today announced entering into a purchase option … Continue Reading →

Joint Statement from GDOT, Atlanta BeltLine, Inc., Amtrak, the City of Atlanta and MARTA

Atlanta, February 2, 2009 – A meeting of officials from key organizations including the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT), the City of Atlanta, Atlanta BeltLine, Inc., Amtrak, the Atlanta Regional Commission, MARTA and the Transit Implementation Board along with staff from Congressman John Lewis’ office was held today to discuss the critical issue regarding plans … Continue Reading →