Swiss Consulate presents a Sustainable Transportation Forum addressing the future of Atlanta’s traffic and transit

Join Atlantans and the Swiss Consulate General for a free, three part Sustainable Transportation Forum covering the future of traffic capacity and our transportation grid in Atlanta and taking cues from Switzerland’s leading rail transit.

Southface to tackle Atlanta’s transportation woes and our transit-based future development at December’s Sustainable Atlanta Roundtable

Southface to tackle Atlanta’s transportation woes and our transit-based future development at December’s Sustainable Atlanta Roundtable with leaders from Citizens for Progressive Transit and Georgia DOT’s Intermodal Programs.

Say goodbye to the old railroad tracks behind Rathbun’s Steak along the Atlanta BeltLine!…

The first abandoned railroad tracks are removed and recycled in the Atlanta BeltLine’s northeast section in Inman Park to make way for an urban hiking path!

High speed rail between Atlanta and Macon? Georgia has applied for federal funding.

Georgia applied for a federal grant earlier this month for $472 million to fund a high-speed rail between Macon / Lovejoy and Atlanta. This is one piece to the proposed multi-modal transportation hub to be centered in downtown Atlanta. Expanding commuter rails out from the heart of Atlanta are one part of a bigger transportation plan and make it difficult to know where to best put our money and efforts first.

Upcoming volunteer opportunites at Atlanta festivals with the Atlanta BeltLine!!

Come join us as we keep the momentum going behind the Atlanta BeltLine, one of Atlanta’s most ambitious transportation and greenspace projects! Here are upcoming volunteer opportunities at local Atlanta festivals!

Atlanta BeltLine reaches almost 50% land ownership with new purchase from Georgia DOT!

Great news from the Atlanta BeltLine this week! Atlanta’s ambitious project to ring Atlanta with 22 miles of transit, 33 miles of trails, and an “emerald necklace” of parks has taken another leap forward. The Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. has arranged to purchase almost 4 miles of right-of-way (ROW) of abandonded rail corridor from the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) this week.

Major progress made during Atlanta BeltLine Earth Day clean-up

The BeltLine’s Earth Day Clean-Up 2009 was a huge success, cleaning up the tracks and trail from DeKalb Avenue in Inman Park to the Freedom Park Bridge near the Highlands!

“Metro Atlanta’s Transportation Destiny” with Southface’s Sustainable Atlanta Roundtable

“Metro Atlanta’s Transportation Destiny” with Southface’s Sustainable Atlanta Roundtable

Get on board with the Atlanta BeltLine bus tours! Yes, it’s happening!

Get on board with the Atlanta BeltLine bus tours!

Contibute to a greener DeKalb County with the Comprehensive Transportation Plan!

DeKalb County is inviting Atlanta and Decatur residents to share their opinions on the implementation of the recently adopted Comprehensive Plan, the Comprehensive Transportation Plan, and the Livable Center’s Initiatives. The goal of the DeKalb County Planning & Development Department is to educate the public through a series of meetings, workshops, speaking engagements, and hearings … Continue reading

Sustainable Atlanta introduces first comprehensive plan for a greener Atlanta

Goals of the Sustainable Atlanta’s new environmental report for a greener Atlanta!

What’s the latest with The Brain Train between Athens, Atlanta, and Macon Georgia?

Map and photos of the proposed Georgia Brain Train commuter rail line

Atlanta BeltLine Quarterly Briefing this Thursday, February 26, 2009!

Atlanta BeltLine’s Quarterly Briefing in February 2009

“Keep high speed rail out of Inman Park” video by Bill Goodman

Keep Amtrak’s high speed rail out of Inman Park and our intown Atlanta neighborhoods!

Atlanta BeltLine & Amtrak opinion article by Jay Bookman

A great opinion article by Jay Bookman that ran in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Support the Atlanta BeltLine! Help Save Piedmont Park!

The Atlanta BeltLine and our beautiful Piedmont Park are at risk! Please join the BeltLine Network and friends & neighbors of the BeltLine this Saturday, January 31st, 2009 at 2 p.m. for a rally showing support for the BeltLine project, the preservation of some of our most historic intown neighborhoods, and the prevention of a … Continue reading

Georgia DOT threatening the Atlanta BeltLine?

The Georgia Department of Transportation and AMTRAK threaten to take over the BeltLine’s northeast corridor to put in high speed rail, completely undermining the principle of the BeltLine and the advancement of logical transportation initiatives in Atlanta…

Upcoming Atlanta BeltLine Meetings in Southwest & Northeast Atlanta

Get involved with the Atlanta BeltLine and the future of our city! Here are a few upcoming events plus links to the BeltLine bus tour and volunteer opportunities.