Monthly Archives: February 2017

2/23/17 Lawton Street Resurfacing Public Meeting: Thank You

Renew Atlanta would like to thank those that participated in thee important discussion for Renew Atlanta’s upcoming Lawton Street resurfacing project yesterday evening. We know your time is valuable and appreciate your interest and commitment helping us to deliver quality projects, on time and on budget, that meet the needs of the community. Please click here to… Read more

News Briefs: Senator town halls; casino referendum; sculpture restoration

For the first time in over three decades, Atlantans and visitors will be able to see a major public sculpture as it was originally intended. Terra Mare Conservation of Charleston, SC has finished restoration of “Emerging” by Atlanta sculptor Mark Smith as part of the Renew Atlanta ongoing effort to revitalize public sculpture in the… Read more

Atlanta, 2 other cities chosen for ‘Safer Roads Challenge’

Atlanta has been named one of three communities worldwide chosen for the Safer Roads Challenge, an initiative involving several companies aimed at finding solutions to traffic dangers. Together For Safer Roads is a consortium of IBM, UPS, AIG, Facebook and other companies that selected Atlanta; São Paulo, Brazil; and Shanghai, China, for the initiative.

Comments: Grant Park Traffic Study

Renew Atlanta is dedicated to hearing your questions and comments regarding the Grant Park Traffic Study. Please submit your contact information and project comments HERE. This form was closed on March 8, 2017.

Reed’s address highlights initiatives to fund arts, help for homeless

Mayor Kasim Reed delivered his seventh annual State of the City address on Feb. 2, touting economic development, a residential building boom, the ongoing success of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and the city’s strong record of reducing crime and improving public safety.

Buckhead CID Points to Accomplishments During 2016, Since 1999 Founding

The Buckhead CID has partnered with the city to transform a portion of East Paces Ferry Road into a Complete Street, which will run from Roxboro Road to the Gordon C. Bynum Bridge. The project will include a multi-use trail, pedestrian crossings with flashing beacons, landscaped median and decorative lighting. Funding for this project is… Read more

Nelson Street Bridge to Be Replaced

Effective immediately, the Nelson Street Bridge is closed for pedestrian use. The Nelson Street Bridge will not reopen due to extensive deterioration of major bridge components associated with the age of the structure. Public safety is of paramount importance, and the City of Atlanta is working diligently to announce plans for a replacement bridge, which will… Read more