Ed Akins Suzanne will get a list of “Volunteers
Needed” to Ed and Curt for approval.
List to be posted at the MSAA 1/29 meeting. BFI traffic impact
study is underway. Suzanne will continue to communicate with
BFI and update group. The Northwest Community Alliance voted
against the BFI garbage transfer station. Ed
to drop off drawings to Brock Green.
Update Ed Akins The PATH map presented showed a
comprehensive plan for cycling trails in and around Atlanta
which include a segment through The ARTery
that runs through GA Tech and down Lucky
Street. The funding for the trails
has been secured, but there are no definitive plans on how and when the funding will be spent.
June Mundy added that there might be funds available under the
Quality of Life Bond Referendum, that’s administered by council
district. June offered to pull information from her file and
get it to Ed.
Ryan Gravel Helen
Robinson from Cathy Woolard’s office was also is attendance.
The plan makes use of old and functional railway corridors as
a mass transit loop around the city of Atlanta.
The loop has 45 stations that link with MARTA. The type of transit
system has not yet been determined.
Summary is on
the web at: http://www.cathyatlanta.com/work/issues/belt_line_transit.html
MARTA began a two-year feasibility study that includes the proposed
C line. The study will include public meetings. Ed to e-mail
the MP member list to Helen Robinson and she will notify us
of meeting dates.
there is no one portion of the loop with construction priority.
A group of GA Tech students
are also working on a plan to move railroad freight outside
of Atlanta and closer
to the industry it services. This would free up the existing
freight lines for mass transit.
has not been determined if the project would be used to move
existing population or to encourage new urban development.
was apparent that any efforts we make may be included in the
study and could garner support for the Master Plan project as
a whole. The West Side is more difficult
to define due to the use of existing rail lines, less lines, if any have been abandoned in our area. A network
of systems on our side could possibly complete the system in
areas where it becomes impossible to utilize rail lines in continuous
English Ave Update Rev. Beckman/June
Rev. Beckman, there is a LCI study underway for Simpson and
was a commitment by our two organizations to communicate on
shared issues and concerns.
the article by Camille Goswick at
Home Park Update
Moved to 2/6 meeting.