Archive for December 2013

Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area Self Guided Bike Tour Link

Explore a land 400 million years in the making. The Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area (AMNHA) is an open landscape of breathtaking beauty, peace, and wonder just east of Atlanta along I-20. Dominated by two massive granite outcrops, it offers visitors natural wonders, compelling history and heart-pumping activity. The PATH Foundation trail within the AMNHA…

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Building University Bridges

PATH crews are busy completing the phase of the Carrollton Greenbelt through the center of the University of West Georgia campus in Carrollton. The original April start date was delayed until mid-July by paperwork which resulted in our crews being greeted by thousands of students in mid August, just when dirt work was at its…

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Atlanta Region Playing Catch-Up

Scores of bike/ped projects flying off the drawing board A decade or two ago, the Atlanta region was still spreading its wings as people moved further and further into the burbs and solidified their dependence on cars for transportation. Many neighborhoods were built without sidewalks and certainly without trails or bike lanes. Some MARTA stations…

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Low Country Riding

A magnificent partnership in Beaufort, South Carolina recently completed an additional 2.27 miles of the Spanish Moss Trail through the towns of Beaufort and Port Royal. PATH collaborated with Friends of the Spanish Moss Trail, the City and County of Beaufort, the Town of Port Royal, Beaufort-Jasper Water Sewer Authority, and Beaufort Memorial Hospital to…

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City Launches Path Police Program

The City of Atlanta recently launched a program to enhance public safety on the Atlanta BeltLine and connecting PATH trails. Mayor Kasim Reed and Police Chief George Turner introduced a team of officers on bicycles as the Path Force Unit, charged with patrolling the Atlanta BeltLine Trail and many of the BeltLine connector trails PATH…

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Bridge Art

The next time you pack up and head out for a day-long trail experience, consider a new destination. It’s hard to change habits and venture outside of your comfort zone but there is so much more to biking and hiking near Atlanta than the Silver Comet and Stone Mountain Trails. Until recently, the trail system…

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Bearly A Trail (part 2)

A big part of me wanted to stay at the tunnel with people rather than heading toward the raspberries, (and anything eating raspberries) but we pointed our bikes south and pushed away. I remember thinking to myself what the TV interview with those folks would sound like after they found parts of me mixed in…

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