Archive for August 2018

PATH 2018 Annual Report

The PATH Foundation celebrated FY 2018 with 8 trail Grand Openings, 27 new miles of trail, and one really cool bridge over I-285.  Kudos to our Executive Director, Ed McBrayer, who was named the 2017 Conservation Trailblazer by The Trust For Public Land, and congratulations to all of the team who worked on PATH Parkway,…

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South Peachtree Creek Trail Update

  Who would have guessed a decade ago that the South Peachtree Creek Trail would become one of the most commuter friendly trails in the PATH system? When we built the first phase between Mason Mill Tennis Center and Medlock Park, not even the planners and dreamers at PATH seriously thought connecting hundreds of EMORY…

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Proctor Creek: A First Class Urban Greenway

  Phase I of the Proctor Creek Greenway between the Bankhead MARTA station and the West Highlands neighborhood was opened to the public at a grand opening ceremony on May 7th. Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance-Bottoms thanked the incredible partnership led by Chief Resilience Officer Stephanie Stuckey for their efforts to complete the project. In 2015,…

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Almost Around Bobby Jones

Later this month, PATH crews will erect the bridge over Peachtree Creek at Dellwood Drive for the Northwest BeltLine Connector Trail. The new bridge will connect Peachtree Battle neighborhoods to Tanyard Park, the Bitsy Grant Tennis Center, and restaurants along Peachtree Street near Colonial Homes Drive. When the Atlanta BeltLine trail is completed, this bridge…

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PATH Progress In Other Cities

PATH is helping the cities of Newnan, LaGrange, and Columbus plan, design, and build trail systems. We are very proud of our partners for making so much progress this summer.

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Park In Style

PATH recently installed some pretty cool bike racks in front of the Kimball House restaurant on the Stone Mountain Trail in Decatur. The location was selected to facilitate stops at the Dairy Queen, Decatur Market, and Kimball House. They also serve to remind users of the Stone Mountain Trail that we can always use a…

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Spandex Tales!

Many of you know I now live in downtown Decatur overlooking the Stone Mountain trail. It is truly heartwarming to see groups of young riders, dog walkers, families , and more enjoying the trail I helped create. I sit out on my balcony just to absorb the vibe of the people down below as they…

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More News From South Peachtree Creek

In May, Emory University hired PATH to develop a plan to extend the South Peachtree Creek Trail into the center of the campus (terminating at a proposed bike depot) and along North Decatur Road to Emory Village. The bike depot will be equipped with bike racks, storage lockers, a fix-it station, and other bike-related amenities.…

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New Bridge Spanning Peachtree Creek

      Years of planning and design, 24 hours with a very large crane, and a new bridge spanning Peachtree Creek! Watch for the new PATH Foundation hiking and biking path on our Northwest BeltLine connector trail (coming soon)! Thanks Astra construction and KAIZEN design!      

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PATH400 Wins American Transportation Award!

Our PATH 400 project received the Quality of Life/Community Development, Small Category Award as part of the America’s Transportation Awards competition.   The Georgia DOT partnered with the PATH Foundation and Livable Buckhead to develop the 5.2-mile bikeable and walkable greenway through the heart of Atlanta’s north side.   “PATH 400 converted unused right of way property into something…

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