Walk (or bike) the line: Exploring Atlanta's BeltLine
The BeltLine is a project that will bring more parks and green trails to the Atlanta area. Follow me as I explore the work in progress!
Friday, April 22, 2011 - 10:41
ATL: An old 22-mile railroad loop will be redeveloped to make the city more sustainable. (Photo: mikehipp/Flickr)
The Atlanta BeltLine is a development project that will bring more green space and sustainability to the Atlanta area. It will include a pedestrian-friendly rail transit, parks, trails, public art spaces and historic preservation. It will make Atlanta more accessible, connect more neighborhoods, and will offer alternative transportation to driving.
In honor of Earth Day (and really, every day should be Earth Day), in order to learn more about the BeltLine project, and to see the areas where it is being constructed, I've decided to follow the self-guided tour of the proposed route. Over the next few weeks, I hope to bike through each section (Southeast, Southwest, Westside, Northside, Northeast) that will one day become the BeltLine.
Check in periodically with me to read about my visit to each area, and view photos that I take along the way.
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