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!

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.

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.

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!

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

Get on board with the Atlanta BeltLine bus tours!

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!

Starting my Atlanta BeltLine letter-writing campaign…

Still looking for the time to write a letter to our elected officials in support of the Atlanta BeltLine? Feel free to copy my letter here!

Atlanta BeltLine & Amtrak opinion article by Jay Bookman

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