Archive for December 2011

South River Trail to Gresham Park

PATH crews recently completed the South River Trail between Clifton Church Road and Bouldercrest Road in south DeKalb County. The two mile long trail is a phase of the South River Trail system that will connect the Atlanta BeltLine near Boulevard Crossing to the Monastery of the Holy Spirit in Rockdale County. The project was…

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Trail Construction

EASTSIDE BELTLINE PATH crews continue to make progress on the Eastside BeltLine Trail construction between Piedmont Park and the Old Fourth Ward neighborhood. PATH is partnering with Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. and the BeltLine Partnership to build this first segment of the BeltLine that is actually on the rail bed circling the city. The complex project…

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Twenty Years Later

On August ninth, the PATH Foundation officially turned twenty years old. This year was much like the past nineteen: a small dedicated staff being guided by an incredible board of directors, busy planning and building trails. Since 1993 when we completed our first trail near Clarkston, the PATH team has consistently built about ten miles…

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UP and OVER

Phase II of the South Peachtree Creek Trail between Mason Mill Park and Medlock Park is open and ready for visitors. This segment includes an extensive boardwalk ramp and bridge over the CSX Railroad mainline, affording access from several  neighborhoods to Mason Mill Tennis Center, the Mack Love Senior Center, and the Toco Hills-Avis G.…

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2012 Capital Campaign will Fund 34 Miles of New Trails

On November 9th, PATH officially launched a capital fundraising campaign to raise $11.4 million from private sources to help build another 34 miles of greenway trails in Georgia. The three year campaign focuses primarily on extending existing trails that are consistent with our twenty year vision to make Atlanta the most trail connected city in…

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So Much More Than A “Bike Trail”

To many, the phrase ‘bike trail’ conjures up a vision of muscle-thighed men in brightly colored spandex, scattering  women, children, and small animals as they whoosh by in packs of twenty.  I am frequently referred to as the ‘bike trail guy’ when I’m out stumping for money or looking for land for a new trail. …

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