You’re invited to the 2010 Volunteer Kick-Off for the Atlanta BeltLine!!

Interested in volunteering with the Atlanta BeltLine? Come on out for our 2010 Volunteer Kick-Off on March 18, 2010 at Park Tavern on Piedmont Park and learn about the variety of ways to get involved, including volunteering with local festivals and Art on the BeltLine!

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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!

Atlanta’s own transit system MARTA awarded grant for solar panels

Atlanta’s mass transit system, MARTA, is taking eco-friendly strides towards cleaning up their energy usage by installing new solar panels over 220 bus parking stalls at their maintenance facility in Decatur!

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!

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

Get on board with the Atlanta BeltLine bus tours!

AMTRAK resigns its fight for the “Decatur Belt” and the Atlanta BeltLine continues on!

Update on the BeltLine versus AMTRAK debate as well as the Quarterly Briefing in February 2009.

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