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Clair Muller was the Atlanta City Council representative, George Bush was President, and PATH was working long hours to finish the Silver Comet Trail when plans were completed for the trail along Northside Drive in Buckhead. After years of delays unrelated to the trail, the PATH project between Bitsy Grant Tennis Center and Peachtree Creek…

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More Spanish Moss Trail

There are now seven contiguous miles of the Spanish Moss trail in Beaufort, South Carolina open for business! In January, PATH crews completed a 1.6 mile segment between the freight depot at Depot Road and Broad River Road north of Smalls Parkway. This latest phase was funded by a Transportation Enhancement allocation from the South…

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SOUTH PEACHTREE CREEK TRAIL EXTENSION UNDERWAY

Two new segments of the South Peachtree Creek Trail near Mason Mill Park are underway. The longest extension will connect the existing trailhead at the end of McConnell Drive to North Druid Hills Road at Spring Creek Road near the golf driving range. This phase will feature over 2000 linear feet of elevated boardwalk serpentining…

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CHILLAXING

I recently read where Webster’s was adding a handful of new words to their 2016 dictionary to keep pace with the dialogue spoken in the world in which we live. Words like emoji , meme, photobomb, and twerk are ‘new’ words regularly used this year that didn’t exist a few years ago. Webster’s is obviously…

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MORE THAN JUST A TRAIL

PATH crews are making significant progress on segments of the PATH along Georgia 400 through Buckhead. After a rain-soaked winter, conditions along the corridor are finally conducive to retaining wall and drainage structure installation and the earth moving required to create a bed for the trail. An extraordinary partnership between Livable Buckhead, the Buckhead Community…

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INITIATIVES THAT WILL MAKE THE WESTSIDE THE PLACE TO BE

For decades, Atlanta’s westside neighborhoods have lagged behind the rest of the city when it comes to new development, revitalization, and especially connectivity. The entire quadrant of the city is separated from downtown by the Georgia World Congress Center, the stadium, and a rail yard. If westside residents wanted to walk or bike to town…

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SURROUNDING BOBBY JONES

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PATH is in discussions with the City of Atlanta, the Atlanta Memorial Park Conservancy and the Peachtree Battle Alliance Neighborhood regarding a proposed PATH trail that would complete the loop around Bobby Jones Golf Course in Atlanta Memorial Park. In pursuit of the project, PATH met with several groups interested in making improvements to the…

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3 MORE MILES OF SOUTH RIVER TRAIL

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PATH crews are done putting the finishing touches on the South River Trail segment between Gresham Park and Georgia Perimeter College on Panthersville Road just in time for holiday trail hikes. The three mile-long addition to the trail follows the periphery of Sugar Creek Golf Course and ducks under I-285 near Flat Shoals Road. There…

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THANKSGIVING WITHOUT ROXIE

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We lost our black Lab to cancer a few weeks ago. Roxie was absolutely the most incredible, wonderful, sweetheart dog that has ever graced the planet. You may nominate other dogs for this honor but I have no doubt Roxie was number one! If there is a doggie heaven, I’m certain our girl is chewing…

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COMET CHASERS

Left to right: Roberta Cook, Steve Josey, Wendell Burks, 
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One of these days, an extension of the Silver Comet Trail will be constructed on the discarded rail line between Mavell Road and the Atlanta BeltLine. When this day comes, the Connect the Comet advocacy group should be hoisted onto chariots and pulled down the trail to throngs of cheering citizens all the wayto Atlanta!…

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