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CLAYTON’S FIRST PATH

It was November, 2014 when the PATH design and build team first visited with Clayton County officials to see if a partnership was in the cards. Last month, PATH crews finished constructing Clayton’s first three miles of trail in International Park and through the Lake Spivey neighborhood. The ‘Clayton Connects’ master plan proposes over 120…

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Advance to Boardwalk

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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COMET CHASERS

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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GDOT AGREES TO PATH PROPOSAL

PATH400 trail will be constructed though I-285/GA 400 Interchange The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) has agreed to include a section of the PATH 400 trail within the I-285/GA 400 interchange scheduled for construction next year. This will be one of a handful of trails nationwide built through a major interstate interchange. The one-mile long…

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PATH TO BITSY

PATH crews are less than a month away from finishing the trail between the existing Atlanta BeltLine Trail in Tanyard Park and the Bitsy Grant Tennis Center on Northside Drive. The one-third mile-long trail will give neighborhoods on the west side of Northside Drive access to the existing Tanyard Park Trail and destinations such as…

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A Future Link from Tech Parkway to Centennial Olympic Park!

The partnership of Georgia Tech, the City of Atlanta, Coca-Cola, and PATH have now agreed on the conceptual design to build a separated bike and pedestrian facility on the Georgia Tech Parkway and Luckie Street into Centennial Olympic Park. If all goes as planned, construction will begin around the beginning of next year and be…

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PATH 2014 ANNUAL REPORT

2014 was a very good year at PATH. Thanks to a very generous philanthropic community, a dynamic, fully engaged board of directors, and a hard working staff of five, PATH has succeeded in delivering almost twelve miles of new trails this year. We continue to focus on raising money to design and build trails. We…

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Move Over Lenox Road!

On July 7th, PATH crews began the incredibly complicated process of moving Lenox Road between Georgia 400 and Piedmont Road to make room for the PATH400 Trail. In order to “squeeze” the trail between Lenox Road and the large retaining wall near Piedmont, PATH is reducing lane widths on Lenox Road from twelve feet to…

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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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Clearing Sheepishly

PATH has employed a hungry flock of sheep to help clear the labyrinth of vines and invasive plants behind Bitsy Grant Tennis Center in preparation for construction of the trail from Northside Drive to the Tanyard Park Trail. The hungry herd began chewing their way from Bitsy Grant to Tanyard Creek on July 21st. The…

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