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Downtown Master Plan meeting focuses on transportation

December 7,2016

Source: Collin Kelley, Atlanta Intown Paper

"More than a hundred residents, business owners and other stakeholders converged on Marietta Street’s Gallery 72 on Tuesday night for the first Downtown Atlanta Master Plan open house and meeting.

Hosted by Central Atlanta Progress, the interactive meeting gave attendees the chance to visit various stations to talk about and prioritize what they believe are Downtown’s most pressing transportation needs.

“This is the first meeting in a much longer process over the next eight to 10 months on the future growth and revitalization of Downtown,” said Jennifer Ball, CAP’s Vice President of Planning and Economic Development.

Georgia State University professor of planning and economic development, Dr. Joseph Hacker, touched on some of the areas of transportation that the city wants to focus on, including pedestrian safety and access, bicycling, and bus and rail service."

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