Southside Trail & Reynoldstown Stage Update

On Monday, April 24, Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. came out to the southeast and southwest study groups to provide updates on the Reynoldstown Stage and the Southside Trail design. The Reynoldstown Stage will be a performance area on the second phase of the Eastside Trail’s southern extension, just north of Memorial Drive. The area, which is … Continue Reading →

2016 Annual Report: Momentum Moving Forward

Atlanta BeltLine, Inc.’s 2016 annual report is here! Read on for a complete update on Atlanta BeltLine program elements, including progress on transit, trails, greenspace, housing, economic development, and public art! This year’s report highlights the significance of 2016 as a year of tackling our challenges head on with the support of City of Atlanta … Continue Reading →

Atlanta BeltLine Partnership Announces First Free Homeowner Empowerment Workshop of 2017

Workshops are Designed to Help Residents in Atlanta BeltLine Neighborhoods Make Informed Home Ownership Choices The Atlanta BeltLine Partnership (ABP), Home Place Consulting and Citizens Trust Bank are partnering to provide a series of free homeowner empowerment workshops for residents in neighborhoods along the Atlanta BeltLine Westside Trail and other communities. The initial workshop is … Continue Reading →

The Atlanta BeltLine materials on display at the left of this image at the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum's "By the People: Designing a Better America." Photo: Matt Flynn © Smithsonian Institution

Atlanta BeltLine Included in Exhibit on Socially Responsible Design at the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum is currently presenting the third exhibit in its series on socially responsible design. “By the People, Designing a Better America” explores the challenges faced by urban, suburban, and rural communities in the U.S. and its bordering countries. It is on view through February 26, 2017. Divided into six themes, the … Continue Reading →

Quarterly Briefing – A Recap of 2016

Our quarterly briefings have always been a crucial tool in getting information about the Atlanta BeltLine out to the public. In 2016, we began using Facebook Live as a new tool to broadcast the information to residents that cannot make the meeting, as well as to heighten transparency for our audience. In addition, the 4th … Continue Reading →

Affordable Housing – The Challenge and the Opportunity

By David A. Jackson, Deputy Executive Director, Atlanta BeltLine Partnership This article appeared originally as a Thought Leadership column in the Saporta Report on December 20, 2016. As the new deputy executive director for the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership, I am excited to join the team whose mission is to Enable the Atlanta BeltLine project and to … Continue Reading →

The Atlanta BeltLine – Moving the Needle

In October, the Metro Atlanta Chamber held a ceremony honoring the 2016 E3 Award winners. The E3 Awards recognize companies, organizations and individuals working to conserve metro Atlanta’s natural resources, develop clean technologies to enhance our economy and environment, support sustainable projects and initiatives and to collaborate on solutions through university connections, marketing and education. The Metro … Continue Reading →

Atlanta BeltLine Partnership Membership Drive Gives Atlantans Chance to Bolster Trail’s Development

Aimed at Funding and Expanding the Atlanta BeltLine, Membership Drive is Set to Run Through December 16 ATLANTA (Nov. 16, 2016) – The Atlanta Beltline Partnership (ABP), with the support of Nebo, a full-service digital marketing agency located in midtown Atlanta, has announced the launch of the 2016 Atlanta BeltLine Partnership Member Drive designed to … Continue Reading →

Protecting the Atlanta BeltLine for the Public

The Atlanta BeltLine and its name exist exclusively for the public good and cannot be used for personal or commercial purposes without infringing on that public trust. At ABI, our responsibility is to protect this public asset for the public in all its forms. When others use “Atlanta BeltLine” or “BeltLine” as part of their own name … Continue Reading →

Atlanta BeltLine Partnership Hosts Free Homeowner Workshop to Standing Room Only Crowd

Two Remaining Workshops Have Reached Capacity A group of close to 40 met at the Southwest Atlanta Community Empowerment Center in Capitol View on Monday, October 17 to attend the first of three free homeowner education workshops hosted by the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership.  The workshops are designed to ensure that existing homeowners in Atlanta BeltLine neighborhoods … Continue Reading →

The crowd at Quarterly Briefing received Atlanta BeltLine updates as well as information on the sales tax referenda.

Guest Speakers at Atlanta BeltLine Quarterly Briefing

On September 26, 2016, the Atlanta BeltLine held its 3rd quarterly briefing of the year. The meeting took place at Park Tavern and featured a variety of presentations that covered updates on construction progress, programs, and included information on the MARTA and the Transportation Special Local Option Sales Tax (TSPLOST) referenda. Ben Limmer, Assistant General Manager … Continue Reading →

Atlanta BeltLine Partnership Announces Westside Homeowner Education Workshops

Free Workshops Will Focus on Empowering Residents in Atlanta BeltLine Neighborhoods to Make Informed Home Ownership Choices The Atlanta BeltLine Partnership and Home Place Consulting are partnering to provide a series of homeowner education workshops for residents in communities along the Atlanta BeltLine Westside Trail. The workshops are designed to ensure existing homeowners in Atlanta … Continue Reading →

City Councilman Andre Dickens and Atlanta BeltLine Partnership Host Second Annual Senior Walk

Members of Atlanta’s fastest growing population segment get up-close-and-personal on the Eastside Trail ATLANTA (September 27, 2016) – In collaboration with the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership, Atlanta City Councilman and Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. board member Andre Dickens offered a group of the city’s “golden citizens” an up-close-and-personal experience during his annual Senior Atlanta BeltLine Walk. Now … Continue Reading →

Public Notice: Special Call Meeting

  Wednesday, September 7, 2016 8:00 a.m. Atlanta BeltLine Inc. Office 100 Peachtree Street NW Suite 2300- Board Conference Room Atlanta, GA 30303   The Board of Directors of Atlanta BeltLine Inc. will hold a Special Call Meeting on September 7, 2016 at 8am at the Atlanta BeltLine Inc. Office, 100 Peachtree Street NW Suite … Continue Reading →

Atlanta BeltLine Partnership and Kaiser Permanente of Georgia Announce $500,000 Grant for Health Programming Along the Atlanta BeltLine Westside Trail

Interested Community-Based Health Organizations Encouraged to Apply for Program Funding The Atlanta BeltLine Partnership (ABP) and Kaiser Permanente of Georgia (KPGA) have announced Westside Trail Community Health Grants, a new program designed to provide funding to organizations interested in developing and implementing unique, health-related programming in communities along the Atlanta BeltLine Westside Trail corridor. This … Continue Reading →

Atlanta BeltLine Eastside Trail. Photo credit: Christopher T. Martin.

User-friendly updates to our website navigation!

Just as the Atlanta BeltLine itself has undergone rapid growth and transformation in the decade since the project began, so too has the Atlanta BeltLine website evolved. When the present beltline.org site launched in 2012, the chief objectives were to inform and educate people about the vision for the project, provide details about funding efforts, and … Continue Reading →

The Atlanta BeltLine Needs You – Now More Than Ever

By Rob Brawner, Executive Director, Atlanta BeltLine Partnership This article originally appeared in the Thought Leadership column of the Saporta Report on August 2, 2016. Rob Brawner was recently named Executive Director of the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership, the nonprofit organization that was created in 2005 at the behest of then-Mayor Shirley Franklin to galvanize Atlanta’s … Continue Reading →

Partner Power: Network of Non-Profits Help Drive the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership

By Chuck Meadows, Executive Director, Atlanta BeltLine Partnership This article originally appeared in the Thought Leadership column of the Saporta Report on June 6, 2016. The Atlanta BeltLine is advancing a transformative goal: Connecting 45 neighborhoods via a 22-mile corridor of trees, trails and transit. As Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. continues the buildout of this transformative … Continue Reading →

Info on MARTA and TSPLOST Ballot Measures

City of Atlanta residents may have the opportunity to vote on two ballot questions this November that could bring significant changes to how people travel around and across the city. Decisions made over the next several weeks could have a major impact on the timing of acquisition and construction for the Atlanta BeltLine corridor and Atlanta … Continue Reading →

The Atlanta BeltLine Wins Two Communicator Awards!

Two publications related to the Atlanta BeltLine have won Communicator Awards! A Communicator Award, sponsored by the Academy of Interactive & Visual Arts (AIVA), “honors work that transcends innovation and craft – work that made a lasting impact.” The 2014 Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. Annual Report and the AJC Living Intown Magazine Atlanta BeltLine edition both won … Continue Reading →

AFRD Mobile Medics Join APD Path Force Officers on the Atlanta BeltLine

In July 2013, the Atlanta Police Department Path Force began patrolling the Atlanta BeltLine’s Eastside Trail.  For almost three years APD’s bike-mounted officers wearing dark jerseys – often patrolling in pairs – have been a visible presence along open sections of the Atlanta BeltLine’s 22-mile loop. Recently, though, you may have been out on the … Continue Reading →

Atlanta BeltLine Historic Fourth Ward Park Earns ISI’s Envision® Gold Award

We love when Historic Fourth Ward Park receives awards, because it means more people across the nation and around the globe learn about the innovative infrastructure of the park and its stormwater management system. The latest recognition comes from the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI), which honored the park with an Envision Gold award. The Envision sustainable … Continue Reading →