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

Once a quarter, the Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. and the BeltLine Partnership host a community meeting to update Atlanta residents as to the progress of the project. So come on out and learn about what’s going on with the BeltLine!

  • When: Thursday, February 26th, 2009 from 6-8 p.m.
  • Where: 130 Trinity Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30303

Topic will include:

The BeltLine clean-up of the northeast "Decatur" corridor in November 2008 (photo by Christopher Martin)

The BeltLine clean-up of the northeast "Decatur" corridor in Nov. 2008 with the City Hall East in the background (photo by Christopher Martin)

  • 2009 BeltLine priorities
  • BeltLine Partnership Capital Campaign update (in 2008, the capital campaign raised $30 million raised and invested $10.9 million in parks and trails)
  • BeltLine implementation update
  • Affordable Housing Trust Fund update

Plus, what to expect in 2009!

  • More money raised toward $60 million capital campaign goal
  • Additional investments in parks & trails
  • BeltLine Earth Day clean-up (April 18th)
  • BeltLine Bike Ride (April 26th)
  • More groundbreakings and grand openings
  • More BeltLine tours and monthly BeltLine 101 sessions
  • BeltLine booth at 10-12 neighborhood festivals (if you’re interested in volunteering, please email me! jenny.p@mac.com. I help the BeltLine coordinate volunteers for these festivals and it’s a ton of fun!)

    <b>BeltLine clean-up under the bridge </b><p> (photo by Christopher Martin)

    BeltLine clean-up along a stretch of track that is currently in dispute with AMTRAK and the Georgia DOT (photo by Christopher Martin)

  • Expanded volunteer opportunities at http://www.BeltLine.org
  • Social networking and other opportunites to engage with the BeltLine online
  • Creation of an independent Community Land Trust organization
  • Distribution of resource guide for residents of being economically displaced
  • Strategy to connect residents with new jobs created along the BeltLine
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