Sixth Annual Atlanta BeltLine Eastside 10K Sets Registration Record

Thanks to everyone who came out to Stoveworks on Saturday for an incredible Atlanta BeltLine Eastside 10K, presented by Delta Air Lines! With over 1,600 registered runners, this was our largest Eastside 10K ever, and participants enjoyed mild weather for early December. Thanks to the incredible volunteers who came out in force to help make … Continue Reading →

Atlanta BeltLine Partnership Hosts Sixth Annual Atlanta BeltLine Eastside 10K

Run/Walk Presented by Delta Air Lines to Showcase Eastside Trail, Neighborhoods The Atlanta BeltLine Partnership and Presenting Sponsor Delta Air Lines invite runners of all fitness levels to participate in the sixth annual Atlanta BeltLine Eastside 10K on Saturday, December 3rd beginning at 9:30 a.m. The race starts and ends at Stoveworks at the corner … 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 →

Old Fourth Ward Fall Fest Returns for Second Year September 9 & 10

Free, Two-Day Festival on the Atlanta BeltLine Eastside Trail Celebrates the Spirit of the Atlanta BeltLine Lantern Parade Old Fourth Ward Fall Fest, presented by XFINITY, returns for its second year on Friday, September 9 and Saturday, September 10, 2016 at Historic Fourth Ward Skatepark field. The Atlanta BeltLine Partnership and Rival Entertainment are teaming … Continue Reading →

Signage and Wayfinding is Coming Soon!

Many of you may know that the Atlanta BeltLine has been working on a comprehensive signage & wayfinding program. We are ready to roll out our prototypes! At the Eastside Trail near the Freedom Parkway and Elizabeth Street access points (see map below), prototype signage will be installed to test the material durability and visibility. … Continue Reading →

The Future of Wylie Street

**Update for clarity: Cyclists are encouraged to use the road when traveling on Wylie Street to reduce congestion on the multi-use trail but are also permitted to ride on the trail.  Many of our neighbors in and around Reynoldstown have asked what will happen when the Eastside Trail is extended down Wylie Street. Most of the … Continue Reading →

The Eastside Trail Southern Extension Development

The first phase of the Eastside Trail extension is underway! The phase currently under construction expands from Irwin Street to Kirkwood Avenue, and is expected to be completed in 12 months. Construction has started and the trail is now closed to the public. When funding is available, construction will begin on Phase II, which goes from … Continue Reading →

An Update on Streetscape Improvements along Ponce de Leon Avenue

Many folks in the community have asked us about the status of our streetscapes project on Ponce de Leon Avenue. The project, partially funded by a Livable Cities Initiative (LCI) grant has moved along over the past several years, with our friends at the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) providing support by constructing the first phase … Continue Reading →

More than Just Trees

With spring in full bloom, the colors along the Atlanta BeltLine are coming into view. The trees, plants, and flowers that brighten the corridor do more than just provide beautiful backdrop; they enhance the lives of all those who step outside and utilize the Atlanta BeltLine. Our partners at Trees Atlanta are building the Atlanta … Continue Reading →

Can’t We All Just Get Along?

This article was originally published in Atlanta VeloCity Magazine, Issue #12, Oct/Nov ’15. The Eastside Trail is busy. With an average of 1.2 million trail users in 2014, it actually rivals the World of Coke in attendance numbers. That’s probably no surprise to anyone that has pulled their roadster out there on a sunny weekend afternoon – … Continue Reading →

The Eastside Trail extension will run south from the Irwin Street entrance.

Eastside Trail Extension Invitation to Bid Published

The Atlanta BeltLine moves into its next phase for the Eastside Trail with a call for bids for construction of the Eastside Trail extension. The extension will run according to the following: South from Irwin Street to DeKalb Avenue, passing under Edgewood Avenue Down DeKalb Avenue through Krog Street Tunnel onto Wylie Street Along Wylie … Continue Reading →

Trees Atlanta Brings More Art to the Atlanta BeltLine

The Eastside Trail has a new art installation that pays homage to Trees Atlanta and its Atlanta BeltLine Arboretum program. The installation, “33 Oaks,” is a collection of stainless steel leaf sculptures representing 33 species of oaks native to Georgia. These art pieces are not only nice to look at; they also serve as an educational tool for … Continue Reading →

Life on the Atlanta Beltline: Julie

Welcome to the fourth installment of the “Life on the Atlanta BeltLine” video series!  This series visits people who utilize the Atlanta BeltLine and illustrates how it brings value to their lives.  In this short video, Julie talks about how walking and running the Atlanta BeltLine helped sustain her drastic weight loss for over six years. “Losing weight is really … 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 →

The Atlanta BeltLine, Then and Now

It’s been 16 years since the Atlanta BeltLine was just a concept in a Master thesis, and nearly ten years since the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership and Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. formed to help make this concept a reality. Lots of progress has been made along the way. Check out these before and after images to see how … Continue Reading →

Atlanta BeltLine 2014 – A Year in Review

A Groundbreaking Start It’s been one of the Atlanta BeltLine’s most exciting years. Filled with progress and transformation made possible by tremendous support from our private and public funders and partners, the Atlanta BeltLine started 2014 off by breaking ground for the Eastside Trail Gateway on January 17, 2014. The Gateway Trail is an ADA-accessible path connecting Historic … 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 →

Southface’s Sustainable Atlanta Roundtable Takes a Tour of the Eastside Trail

Last Friday, Southface’s Sustainable Atlanta Roundtable brought visitors to the Atlanta BeltLine on a tour of the Eastside Trail guided by representatives of Trees Atlanta and Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. The early morning walk down the Eastside Trail from Piedmont Park to Ponce de Leon was attended by 50 people, who learned about various aspects of sustainability on … Continue Reading →

Flexi-Pave is an option for 3-foot soft shoulder material. Photo: Nelson Oliveira from http://www.newcanaannewsonline.com/

Soft Shoulder Material Testing on the Eastside Trail

We need your help, Atlanta BeltLine users! Material testing for a 3-foot wide soft shoulder begins today, when about 100 feet of Flexi-Pave will be poured along the trail near Freedom Parkway. Flexi-Pave, a permeable material made of recycled rubber and small stones, has more give than concrete, but is sturdy and durable enough to … Continue Reading →