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NEW CONSTRUCTION STARTS

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South Peachtree Creek Trail PATH began constructing the extension of the South Peachtree Creek Trail to North Druid Hills Road at Spring Creek Drive in October. This trail segment will primarily be a boardwalk structure ten to twenty feet above the ground. The extension will connect with the South Peachtree Creek Trail at the Mason…

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SNAKE TAILS

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We have built over 200 miles of trails through Georgia woodlands and wetlands. We have bisected enough snake habitat over the past twenty-five years to encounter our share of creepy crawlers. It wasn’t until we got a call from a lady in South DeKalb County last month that I decided it was time to share…

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BUCKLING UP THE GREENBELT!

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In 2011, a group of trail advocates came to Atlanta and asked PATH to help them build a trail around the City of Carrollton. We were intrigued by the opportunity and decided to meet with the local “Friends of the GreenBelt” group to see the proposed project first-hand. At the first Friends of the GreenBelt…

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PATH 2016 ANNUAL REPORT

We invite you to review our 2016 Annual Report.  Please click here to see a summary of PATH activity for our fiscal year ending March 31, 2016.  As you will see, we are still the meanest, leanest nonprofit around, taking 88% of your donations and putting them directly into trail construction. We opened 9.1 more…

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PATH PARKWAY UNDERWAY

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By the time you read this newsletter, the southbound side of the Georgia Tech Parkway will have been closed for good. PATH crews officially closed the southbound side of the parkway around the 1st of September to make room for a spectacular trail and linear park from Northside Drive to North Avenue. Georgia Tech, PATH…

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SOUTH PEACHTREE CREEK TRAIL TO BE EXTENDED

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The PATH trail that meanders through Medlock Park, following South Peachtree Creek to the Mason Mill Tennis Center will soon double in length.  A much-anticipated extension from the Mason Mill Tennis Center to North Druid Hills Road at Spring Creek Road is under construction. (A on map) This extension traverses the thick woodland area east…

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WESTSIDE BELTLINE PROGRESSING

  Construction continues on the Westside Atlanta BeltLine Trail between Alene and Lena Streets in southwest Atlanta. Most bridge abutments and retaining walls are in and backfilled. Most of the clearing and grading of the corridor is done. Installation of the duct bank and infrastructure for transit will be completed this fall. Actual trail construction…

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IVAN ALLEN GATEWAY A GO!

  PATH has been working with a multitude of partners during the past two years to establish a viable trail connection between Centennial Olympic Park and the Westside. We are pleased to announce the PATH design team has initiated design of the Ivan Allen Jr. Gateway project that will make the desired connection and more.…

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CLAYTON’S FIRST PATH

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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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A CRAZY IDEA AND A KIDNEY STONE

I am very proud to announce the dedication of a buffered bikeway along John Portman Boulevard that completes the connection between the Atlanta Beltline and Centennial Olympic Park (COP). I’ve aged more than the sixteen years it has taken to get this done. In 2000 when we first introduced the crazy idea of converting travel…

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