Atlanta BeltLine Southside Trail Officially Under Construction

For the first time in Atlanta BeltLine’s history, three segments are under construction concurrently Atlanta – Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced today the groundbreaking for permanent construction on the first segment of the Southside Trail, known as Southside Trail-West. This initial portion will extend the existing Westside Trail south and east to connect four open … Continue Reading →

Groundbreaking Ceremony to Kick Off Construction on First Section of the Southside Trail

WHO: Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, City of Atlanta Clyde Higgs, CEO, Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. Joyce Sheperd, Councilmember, City of Atlanta Eshé Collins, Vice Chair, Atlanta Board of Education Rob Brawner, Executive Director, The Atlanta BeltLine Partnership Kweku Forstall, Director, Atlanta Civic Site, The Annie E. Casey Foundation Neighborhood Association Representatives WHAT: A groundbreaking ceremony will … Continue Reading →

CEO Corner: Southside Trail-West Groundbreaking

From the desk of Clyde Higgs, Chief Executive Officer of Atlanta BeltLine, Inc.    Next week, more Atlanta BeltLine history will be made as we break ground on the first section of the Southside Trail to go into construction. For the first time, the Atlanta BeltLine will have three segments of the corridor under construction … Continue Reading →

Boulevard Crossing Park rendering 2019

Public Meeting Notice: Boulevard Crossing Park Design Vision Presentation

WHAT: Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) will hold a public meeting for the Southeast Study Group to present the design vision for Boulevard Crossing Park. WHO SHOULD ATTEND: This meeting is open to all of the public but is focused on the Southeast Study Group area. The Southeast Study Group includes parts of Grant Park, Cabbagetown, Reynoldstown, … Continue Reading →

The current interim Southside Trail over Metropolitan Parkway.

Invitation to Bid available for initial phase of Southside Trail construction

The 4-mile-long Southside Trail opened for use by the public in an interim state at the end of August and the first segment to go into construction will be on the western side of the corridor. Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) published an Invitation to Bid for the “Southside Trail – West” seeking a firm to complete construction on this segment.

Southside Trail map - July 2019

Atlanta BeltLine Southside Trail Construction Updates

Progress announced on construction, interim trail, and potential grant funding Atlanta – Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) is pleased to announce that funding has been identified that will allow for the construction of a 0.75-mile segment of the paved Southside Trail from the southern terminus of the Westside Trail at University Avenue to the Annie E. … Continue Reading →

Public Meeting: Southside Trail Design

WHAT: Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) will hold a combined Southeast & Southwest Study Group meeting to discuss Southside Trail design updates. WHO SHOULD ATTEND: This meeting is open to all of the public but is focused on the Southeast and Southwest Study Group areas. The Southeast Study Group includes parts of Grant Park, Cabbagetown, Reynoldstown, Edgewood, … Continue Reading →

Rendering of future transit connection at University Avenue.

The Big Southside Trail News

By now, you’ve probably heard the big news! Thursday, March 15 was a big day for the future of connectivity and mobility in Atlanta. In a press conference, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced the city’s acquisition of the Atlanta BeltLine’s Southside Trail. The Southside Trail is the 4.5 mile connection between the Westside and Eastside … Continue Reading →

Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. Announce Acquisition of Railroad Corridor for Southside Trail

$26 million purchase funded by TSPLOST represents single-largest remaining land acquisition for Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. ATLANTA – Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms today announced that the City of Atlanta has acquired the railroad corridor needed to complete the Atlanta BeltLine’s Southside Trail, connecting the Eastside and Westside Trails for approximately 14 contiguous miles of the Atlanta … Continue Reading →

Play Day at Boulevard Crossing Park

The Atlanta BeltLine Partnership (ABP) hosted its final Play Day of 2017 on Saturday, September 30 at Boulevard Crossing Park in Chosewood Park. Boulevard Crossing Park opened in the fall of 2011 and sits on the southern edge of the Atlanta BeltLine corridor. This is the third time the park has hosted an Atlanta BeltLine Play Day. … Continue Reading →

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 →

Bill Kennedy Way Design

On Tuesday, May 10, the southeast & northeast study groups were presented with options for the design of Bill Kennedy Way. Bill Kennedy Way, which runs between Memorial Drive and Glenwood Avenue, is part of the Atlanta BeltLine’s future Southside Trail, which stretches all the way to University Avenue. Bill Kennedy Way is unique in … Continue Reading →