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Demolition and Construction Will Be Complete by April 2014 ATLANTA – Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI), in partnership with the City of Atlanta Department of Public Works, will close the Edgewood Avenue bridge between Randolph St. and Krog St. on Wednesday, April 3. Demolition and reconstruction of this section of Edgewood Avenue, which crosses over the […] Read more
The New York Times profiled the Atlanta BeltLine’s Eastside Trail in today’s paper. It is on the front of the National section in the print edition. Below are some excerpts: “The Eastside Trail, as the path is known, is one of the first legs of an ambitious proposal that has been in the works since the early 2000s […] Read more
ATLANTA, GA. – On the last day of 2012, Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) purchased a critical property from The Trust for Public Land that will connect the recently opened Eastside Trail with Historic Fourth Ward Park. Funding for the acquisition came from private donations to the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership Capital Campaign. This “Gateway” connection, when […] Read more
posted in Atlanta BeltLine News, Progress, Transit // 11/27/12
The following op ed was published in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution on November 27, 2012. By Kasim Reed During the Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln pushed forward with building the transcontinental railroad, which helped unite and rebuild America. In the 1950s, President Dwight D. Eisenhower launched the interstate highway system. A few years later, President John […] Read more
Today’s Atlanta Journal-Constitution published two opinion pieces, one by the Chairmen of Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. and the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership, and another by a representative of the Reason Foundation. You can read the piece by the Atlanta BeltLine chairmen here. The other piece, by Baruch Feigenbaum (which for some reason is not posted on the […] Read more
By John Somerhalder, Chairman of the Board, Atlanta BeltLine, Inc., and Charlie Shufeldt, Chairman of the Board of The Atlanta BeltLine Partnership This page is regularly filled with: Pleas to create new transit and transportation options. Calls for public-private infrastructure investment. Hopes for spurring redevelopment. Cajoling to create jobs. Appeals to build more recreation opportunities. Requests […] Read more
posted in Eastside Trail, Planning, Transit // 10/11/12
Time to crank up the way back machine! With Monday’s official opening of the Eastside Trail, it’s hard not to be excited by the possibilities this new public space provides for our city. As we look forward, it’s a great time to look back and see our city as planners imagined it all the way back in […] Read more
For the past four years, the transit and transportation team at the Atlanta BeltLine has worked tirelessly towards completion of a critical study that lays the groundwork for future federal funding. The Tier 1 Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) determines the alignment of transit and trails in the Atlanta BeltLine corridor, advances transit implementation, and makes […] Read more
posted in Progress, Transit // 08/16/12
The first new Atlanta Streetcar is coming to life at the Seimens factory in Sacramento, California! It’s awaiting its propulsion system, which is being manufactured in Alpharetta, but it will eventually be in service along downtown Atlanta streets. The streetcar is the first in a series of visible, tangible steps that Atlanta has taken to […] Read more
Q:           What happens to the Atlanta BeltLine projects on the Transportation Referendum list? A:            Transit on the Atlanta BeltLine will still be built out as part of a larger modern streetcar/light rail network in the City of Atlanta connected to MARTA. The downtown Atlanta Streetcar, now under construction, is the first new segment of this […] Read more
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