In the News

Trail With a Twist

Is this not the coolest trail ever? PATH crews continue to make progress snaking a boardwalk trail between the trees and over the creeks between North Druid Hills Road and the Mason Mill Tennis Center. Much of the trail is 15-20 feet above the ground as it twists and turns to avoid a majority of…

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Super Gateway to the Westside!

For the past few years, the City of Atlanta, charitable organizations, philanthropists, and citizens interested in helping fellow Atlantans prosper have been pouring their energy and resources into the westside of town. New parks, a new YMCA, streetscapes and other infrastructure projects will go a long way toward making the westside as successful and desirable…

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The Next Migration

Trending Now: Younger generations are moving back to the inner city to immerse themselves in a walkable, bikable lifestyle. Newsflash: Big cities are using T-SPLOST and other revenue streams to build trails, cycle tracks, and sidewalks to accommodate the influx of new citizens who prefer walking and biking to driving. The competition between major cities…

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Columbus Dragonfly Underway

In 2016, The City of Columbus adopted the Dragonfly Trail Master Plan prepared by the PATH design team. In January of this year, the first segment of the Dragonfly trail system was under construction. The Dragonfly master plan calls for 32 miles of new trails for Columbus that will connect all quadrants of the city…

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Coming Attractions

LaGrange Thread Last month, PATH crews began construction of the first phase of the LaGrange Thread between downtown LaGrange and Granger Park. This is the first phase of the trails proposed in the PATH trail master plan completed for LaGrange late last year. The PATH design team began work on phase two of the Thread…

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Easements Set Aside for Bobby Jones PATH

Thanks to the State of Georgia and the City of Atlanta for reserving an easement for the PATH all the way around Bobby Jones Golf Course. During the transfer of ownership from Atlanta to the state, the PATH design team was allowed to work with city and state officials to map an alignment for the…

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More Olde Town Conyers PATH

In 2006, the Conyers Downtown Development Authority and the City of Conyers hired PATH to identify trail opportunities through the City and a connection from Olde Town Conyers to the (then) proposed Arabia Mountain PATH along the South River. Since then, the partnership between the City of Conyers, Rockdale County, the Rockdale County Board of…

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Stone Mountain PATH to Bridge at I-285

In 1992, PATH was less than a year old and the Olympics were headed to metro Atlanta. We proposed to develop the Atlanta to Stone Mountain Trail as a way of connecting the Olympic venues in downtown Atlanta and at Georgia Tech to the cycling venue at Stone Mountain Park. We discovered the remnants of…

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Georgia Trail Summit 2017

Georgia Trail Summit spotlights tremendous progress in Columbus and around the state April 20 – 22   MARCH 2017 – Trail building is at an all-time high across Georgia in rural and urban communities alike. Now in its fourth year, the Georgia Trail Summit brings Georgia’s growing trail community together in Columbus where an impressive…

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Park Pride Parks and Greenspace Conference

Gathering for the Greener Good Parks & Greenspace Conference Each spring, Park Pride hosts the annual Parks & Greenspace Conference, the largest parks conference in the southeast, to explore a selected theme about parks and greenspaces. It is a wonderful environment for networking with elected officials, community leaders, and park advocates who are driven to…

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