After weeks of discussion, an agreement has been reached on how to keep future transit options alongside the future Eastside Trail, while still allowing a new mixed-use project at 670 DeKalb Ave. to proceed.
BeltLine officials, developers and neighborhood groups finalized a plan that routes the Eastside trail and future transit slightly westward, according to an article from WABE.
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The new plans will be presented to the Inman Park Neighborhood Association Wednesday evening at 7:30 p.m. at the Trolley Barn.
This area of the Beltline trail crossing presents a challenge with the complicated intersections of DeKalb Avenue, the freight rail line, above-ground MARTA tracks and Hulsey Yard creating what had become a roadblock of sorts to the project.
In the last few months, ABI has looked at various options for that area that included one possibility of separating the transit route from the pedestrian trail. Community leaders, including Beltline visionary Ryan Gravel, expressed concern about some of the plans.