February, 2016 Update: Through the Atlanta Regional Commission Livable Centers Initiative program, this project was awarded $3.8M as the “DeKalb County – Construction of sidewalks and trails connecting Medical Center and Dunwoody MARTA stations” Per our contact at the ARC, “This is a partnership with the Perimeter Community Improvement District, the cities of Dunwoody, Sandy
Here we go again!! On St. Paddy’s day, the Chamblee City Council voted unanimously to endorse a resolution in support of trails & applying Complete Streets designs for the $1 Billion dollar I-285/SR-400 Interchange project. Chamblee joins the cities of Dunwoody & Brookhaven in asking the Georgia Department of Transportation to provide safe, human-powered mobility choices through and around
Great news: On March 9th, the Dunwoody City Council voted to endorse a resolution in support of trails & applying Complete Streets designs for the $1 Billion dollar I-285/SR-400 Interchange project. Dunwoody joins the City of Brookhaven in asking the Georgia Department of Transportation to provide safe, human-powered mobility choices through and around these expressways,
Great News: March 3, 2015 – Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta (CHOA) has announced their endorsement in support of asking the Georgia Department of Transportation in providing pedestrian, bicycling and trail accommodation with the I-285/SR-400 projects! Linda Matzigkeit, the Chief Administrative Officer of CHOA said, “… we wholeheartedly endorse Georgia Bikes’ proposal to incorporate sidewalks, bikes lanes and space
Great news! On February 10th, the City of Brookhaven formally adopted Resolution 2015-02-02, asking GDOT to provide Bicycle, Pedestrian & Trail accommodations with the 285/400 projects! Download their Resolution here: Brookhaven Resolution20150202Trails For our detailed project information and “asks”, please go to our page HERE To voice your support, sign the on-line petition HERE The City of Brookhaven
Georgia DOT is holding an Open House for the I‐285/SR 400 Interchange Reconstruction project The proposed improvements include construction of barrier separated collector‐distributor (CD) lanes along I‐285 and SR 400, reconstruction of existing ramps, and construction of new flyover bridges, as well as reconstruction and widening of existing bridges in the interchange area. -There will
PATH Foundation’s Ed McBrayer to GDOT: Include bike/ped in the GA 400/I285 intersection and improvement plans.
The following is a letter written by Ed McBrayer, the Executive Director of the PATH Foundation. Ed clearly sets the stage to Georgia Department of Transportation to include commonsense accommodation for humans who may choose to go on foot or on a bicycle within the GA 400 & 285/400 project(s) rebuild. For more details on our “Asks”,