New Measures Launching to Ensure Safety and Etiquette on the Atlanta BeltLine

Atlanta BeltLine, Inc., City of Atlanta, and Atlanta Police Department Collaborating on Reduced Speed Zone and Parking Enforcement ATLANTA – Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI), the City of Atlanta Department of City Planning Office of Mobility Planning, and the Atlanta Police Department (APD)’s Path Force Unit are collaborating on renewed efforts around safety and etiquette surrounding … Continue Reading →

Share Your Passion for the Atlanta BeltLine as an Atlanta BeltLine Partnership Volunteer!

Are you interested in sharing your passion for the Atlanta BeltLine with others? Can’t wait to tell your friends about your last free fitness class, Run.Walk.Go! race, exploring the trail, or experiencing the Lantern Parade? If you’re fun and easy to work with, like helping others and giving back to your community, you’ll be an excellent Atlanta … Continue Reading →

LOVE ATLANTA Volunteers Make a Difference at Maddox and Tanyard Creek Parks

For the third straight year, volunteers from LOVE ATLANTA – a week-long program of city-wide service hosted by Passion City Church – showed up ready to serve on the Atlanta BeltLine! On Friday, June 29th, more than sixty volunteers joined us at Tanyard Creek Park on the Northside Trail, making significant progress on long-term ecosystem … Continue Reading →

Volunteering for the Greener Good at Aluma Farm

Many thanks to the 50+ volunteers who turned out for our “Greener Good” Volunteer Day at Aluma Farm this past Saturday! We were thrilled to see so many familiar faces, including members of the Morehouse College Naval ROTC and Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority. It was a little chilly as everyone arrived and we got started, … Continue Reading →

Volunteer Day at Washington Park

It would have been tough to script a better late winter morning for a volunteer clean-up than what our group was lucky enough to experience this past Saturday, March 4 at Washington Park. The temps were cool at first but the sun soon came out, the layers started coming off and everyone enjoyed sprucing up … Continue Reading →

Hands On Atlanta Becomes Official Volunteer Hub for Atlanta BeltLine Partnership

Joint Initiative to Help Bring the Atlanta BeltLine Vision to Life and Help Volunteers Get Involved in Their Communities The Atlanta BeltLine Partnership (ABP) and Hands On Atlanta (HOA) are partnering to recruit and manage volunteers interested in helping bring the Atlanta BeltLine vision to life. HOA will now serve as the central location for volunteers to … Continue Reading →

Volunteer Spotlight: Pebble Tossers of the Adopt the Atlanta BeltLine Program

The Atlanta BeltLine is a hands-on program and our continued success would not be possible without the work of our amazing volunteers. Special to our numerous forms of volunteering, our Adopt the Atlanta BeltLine program features community groups who want to play a direct role in maintaining certain segments along the Atlanta BeltLine. The Pebble … Continue Reading →

Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. and Post Properties Team Up for a Workday

On October 15, 2015, Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. and Post Properties teamed up for the second annual workday on the Atlanta BeltLine. The 2014 workday, on the Northside Trail in Tanyard Creek Park, was such a success that we decided to do it again this year! The 2015 workday focused on the stretch of northeast hiking trail from the … Continue Reading →

Meals on Wheels Atlanta

Giving Back to the Community with Meals on Wheels Atlanta

On April 24, 2015, President and CEO of Atlanta BeltLine, Inc., Paul Morris, celebrated the 50th anniversary of Meals on Wheels Atlanta by spending his morning volunteering. Paul, his wife, and Meals on Wheels Atlanta Executive Director Jeff Smythe delivered meals and visited with seniors along one of the regular routes operated by the non-profit. The Atlanta BeltLine and … Continue Reading →

Atlanta BeltLine Earth Day 2015

Atlanta BeltLine Earth Day 2015

The overcast skies that hovered over our Atlanta BeltLine Earth Day activities held a silver lining: they kept the rain and sun at bay throughout the morning, allowing volunteers to tackle major projects along the Eastside Trail. One group worked with Trees Atlanta staff and volunteers on a forest restoration project near Historic Fourth Ward Skatepark … Continue Reading →

The Atlanta Hawks and Arrow Exterminators present: Threes for Trees

The Atlanta Hawks partnered with the Arrow Exterminators to host the “Threes for Trees” program, donating to Trees Atlanta for each three-pointer made by the team at home during the regular season. The Hawks and Arrow Exterminators presented Trees Atlanta with a $10,000 check on April 10, 2015 to support the Arboretum efforts. Atlanta Hawks … Continue Reading →

Return of the Southern Charm campaign

The Southern Charm etiquette campaign is back! On November 15, we’re welcoming the arrival of cold weather with some warm Atlanta BeltLine hospitality. The Southern Charm campaign is a coordinated effort in which Atlanta BeltLine volunteers came together to remind everyone how to keep the Atlanta BeltLine fun and enjoyable for all users. The first round … Continue Reading →

Volunteer Spotlight: Nathaniel Evans

The Atlanta BeltLine is an exciting project, and it attracts a lot of amazing volunteers for a variety of reasons. Nathaniel Evans is one volunteer that not only enjoys helping the project along, but loves the spirit of volunteerism that comes along with working with other passionate volunteers. Drawn to the project by the opportunity … Continue Reading →

Art on the Atlanta BeltLine

Art on the Atlanta BeltLine Call for Committee Members

Have you been looking for a way to get involved with Art on the Atlanta BeltLine but were unsure how to do it? Here is a way to bring your unique skills to the table and help make year 5 of this amazing project happen! Art on the Atlanta BeltLine is seeking dedicated volunteers to … Continue Reading →

Earth Day on the Atlanta BeltLine 2014

Earth Day on the Atlanta BeltLine 2014

Bamboo – and lots of it – was on the chopping block for Earth Day on the Atlanta BeltLine 2014! Over 60 volunteers ignored the gloomy forecast and came out to the interim hiking trail north of the Eastside Trail early Saturday morning, April 19, 2014. After meeting in the parking lot of Park Tavern … Continue Reading →

Path Force paid a visit to the Southern Charm volunteers.

Atlanta BeltLine’s Emerging Etiquette

By Ethan Davidson Originally published in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution on May 6, 2014. Something is happening in Atlanta. On the surface it doesn’t seem extraordinary, but upon further reflection, it is. When you visit the Atlanta BeltLine’s Eastside Trail, two miles of what will be a 22-mile streetcar transit and trail corridor — particularly on … Continue Reading →

Atlanta Streets Alive on the Eastside Trail

Trail Etiquette Campaign is Coming – Volunteers Needed!

Bring on the charm! Atlanta BeltLine and Atlanta Bicycle Coalition volunteers are bringing an etiquette campaign out to the Eastside Trail on weekends in March and April to remind everyone how to keep the Atlanta BeltLine fun and enjoyable for all users. We call it #BeltLineCharm. You’ll see  friendly faces smiling over signs with simple reminders … Continue Reading →

Volunteer Spotlight: Carly Queen

The great thing about our superstar volunteers is that they don’t just talk the talk about the Atlanta BeltLine – they walk the walk, too. One of these superstars is Carly Queen. Carly has taken her hands-on experience as a volunteer to the next level, organizing cleanups and walks along the Atlanta BeltLine and developing … Continue Reading →

Turner volunteers plant first fruit trees at the urban agriculture site

We are always so thankful for our volunteers, and this year, Turner Volunteer Day brought folks out to the Urban Agriculture site on the southwest corridor. Employees from Turner Broadcasting come together annually to volunteer for nonprofits, and over 90 Atlanta Turner employees came out to the Urban Agriculture site this year. Twenty-six trees were planted, including three … Continue Reading →

Volunteer Spotlight: Ryne Raymond

The Atlanta BeltLine is an enormous program, and a lot of our projects could not get off the ground without the help of volunteers. Ryne Raymond is one of those volunteers – Ryne was involved with the Atlanta BeltLine before he even knew it was the Atlanta BeltLine. As an Inman Park resident, he’d bike … Continue Reading →

ToolBank blue tool

The Atlanta Community ToolBank is Moving!

The Atlanta Community ToolBank is moving! A partner of the Atlanta BeltLine, ToolBank provides low-cost access to tools for use by charitable organizations in community service projects. On July 20, 2013, ToolBank will move into its new facility at 410 Englewood Avenue in southeast Atlanta, just yards from the Atlanta BeltLine. The move doubles ToolBank’s … Continue Reading →

Evan Ziegler, Atlanta BeltLine volunteer

Volunteer Spotlight: Evan Ziegler, Community Engagement Superstar

An Atlanta native, Evan Ziegler took an early interest in architecture and transportation. He explored neighborhood developments as a kid and took drafting courses in high school. His first internship as an accounting student at the University of Georgia led him to discover that accounting might not be the career for him, so he decided … Continue Reading →

Earth Day on the Atlanta BeltLine 2013

Recap: Atlanta BeltLine Earth Day 2013

Keep Atlanta Beautiful, Trees Atlanta, the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership, and Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. spearheaded this year’s successful Earth Day on the Atlanta BeltLine. With additional support from Park Pride, the Atlanta Community ToolBank, District 2 City Council Member Kwanza Hall, and neighborhood partners, over 300 volunteers tirelessly planted 1.5 acres of native grasses (roughly 20,000 individual grass plugs), … Continue Reading →