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Citywide Conversation on Transit this Week at City Hall

Citywide Conversation on Transit this Week at City Hall

Join the Citywide Conversation on Transit with the people of the Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. on February 17th from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. The Atlanta BeltLine, Inc is developing a strategy to implement transit for the Atlanta BeltLine. In 2012, voters in the Atlanta region will be given the opportunity to approve a 1% sales tax for transit and transportation projects. 

Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. is seeking feedback from the public to inform which pieces of the Atlanta BeltLine are advanced to be considered for this funding.

This conversation will be held at City Hall Old Council Chambers is located at 55 Trinity Avenue on the third floor.  

 

Want to Improve Central Park? Want Your Voice To Be Heard? Take the Survey

Want to Improve Central Park? Want Your Voice To Be Heard? Take the Survey

ATLANTA -- (submitted by CAN) The Urban Land Institute is working with the City of Atlanta’s Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs to develop a plan to revitalize Central Park.

The Friends of Central Park and CAN would like your feedback about the types of activities and amenities that are of interest to you.  This information will be shared with DPRC. 

For a link to the park's location go to: http://local.yahoo.com/info-42900342-central-park-atlanta  

To take this survey, please go to CAN’s website www.centralatlantaneighbors.org or to this direct link at: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/5KMKPJB

Thank you very much for your participation.  Please feel free to forward to anyone you think would b

Trees Atlanta To Plant Trees on Beltline Aboretum

Trees Atlanta To Plant Trees on Beltline Aboretum

ATLANTA – This Saturday, February 19th, Trees Atlanta will be planting the WABE Grove within the Beltline Aboretum, from 9:00a.m until noon, to mark the 171st Anniversary of Georgia Arbor Day.

You are invited to help us plant more than 2,500 sapplings, but first you'll need to sign-up on Trees Atlanta's Volunteer Registration Page.

The special WABE Grove will include native species trees, hand selected for their ability to thrive in our area.  We hope you'll join us for this time.

Since 1985, Trees Atlanta has planted and distributed more than 75,000 trees and engaged a volunteer corps

Free Tours of the Atlanta BeltLine

Free Tours of the Atlanta BeltLine

ATLANTA -- (Atlanta Beltline) The Atlanta BeltLine Partnership offers a free, narrated bus tour of the Atlanta BeltLine on Friday and Saturday mornings at 9:30 a.m.  Climb aboard the BeltLine tour bus and sit back to learn about the Atlanta BeltLine concept and history; to hear details and updates regarding project planning, implementation and development; and to witness first-hand the transformative effect the project will have on Atlanta BeltLine neighborhoods and the City of Atlanta.  As thousands of Atlantans have experienced for themselves, there is simply no better way to learn about the Atlanta BeltLine than to take a tour! 

         

Atlanta BeltLine tours depart from the Inman Park MARTA station, located at 1055 Deka

Street Sweeping Crew to Return to Highland Avenue

Street Sweeping Crew to Return to Highland Avenue

According to the Atlanta Deparment of Public Works, a street sweeping crew will return to Highland Avenue, on Monday, to finish clearing the dirt and debris left from the snow clearing efforts. Crews will be out from 8:00 p.m. until midnight. 

Please refrain from parking on Highland during those times.

Department of Watershed Management Issues Irrigation System Reminder

 Department of Watershed Management Issues Irrigation System Reminder

Via the Department of Watershed Management -- The Department of Watershed Management reminds its customers that irrigation systems should be shut down when the temperatures drop below freezing to prevent overspray from freezing on sidewalks and streets and causing accidents/injuries. Irrigation systems installed after 2007 must by law have rain sensors that shut the system down when it is raining or when temperatures fall below 32 degrees F. 

Trees Atlanta is Looking for Volunteers to Help Plant Trees throughout the Old 4th Ward on 11/13

Atlanta, GA--  Help your neighbors and Trees Atlanta continue to beautify your side of town with the most trees ever planted in the O4W! This is an investment "sweat equity" that pays off in a short few years. Trees Atlanta is looking for volunteers to help plant Neighborwood trees on Saturday 11/13.

The trees have been made possible through a generous grant from Fulton County and District 6 Commissioner Nancy A. Boxell.

On November 13th, we will be planting 150 trees on Boulevard, John Wesley Dobbs Ave., Glen Iris Dr., Boulevard Pl., Rankin St., Angier Ave., Arnold Ave., Prospect Pl., and Mackenzie Dr.

They will meet at the MLK Jr. Library, 409 John Wesley Dobbs Ave. NE at 9:00 AM

Remember to bring your own work gloves.