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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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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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Our Newest Bridge Addition!

Our newest bridge addition! This bridge is located on our Southtowne Trail which links the South Bend Park with the existing trail located in the Swann Preserve.

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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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Rockdale River Trail Highway Bridge

The Rockdale River Trail now spans State Route 212 (Brown’s Mill Road) just west of the Monastery of the Holy Spirit.  PATH crews hoisted the 120foot-long bridge into place May 14th while State Troopers detoured highway traffic around the site. The bridge will soon connect the new Monastery Visitor’s Center to Panola Mountain State Park…

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10th Street Cycle Track

The City of Atlanta, the Midtown Alliance, and PATH are building the City’s first cycle track on Tenth Street between Monroe Drive and Charles Allen Drive. The track, (example pictured to right), will allow two-way bicycle traffic separated from travel lanes, between Charles Allen and the Atlanta BeltLine at Monroe Drive. Even better, the new…

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Eastside BeltLine Trail Open for Business

Years of planning, engineering, designing, and construction are over for the first Atlanta BeltLine trail segment actually built on the abandoned rail right-of-way. On October 15th, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, Cox Enterprises Chairman Jim Kennedy, and Kaiser Permanente President Kerry Kohnen helped dedicate the Eastside BeltLine Trail from Piedmont Park to Irwin Street with over…

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