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MARTA Green Line Tour
This tour is hosted in conjunction with Park Pride’s 17th Annual Parks & Greenspace Conference, Parks & the Resilient City, on Monday, March 26.
Interested in learning how parks and recreation work together with transit and housing to create a more resilient Atlanta? Come see how Atlanta’s “Green Line” connects our communities to trails, housing, recreation, drinking water, and PARKS!
Cost: $5/person. Limited to 30 participants.
Hear from city leaders while touring some of the latest park and recreation projects – all within walking distance of MARTA. Highlights will include: MLK Natatorium, the most state-of-the-art facility of its kind in the city, Proctor Creek Greenway, Quarry Park, and the Five Points Soccer Field.
Speakers along the Green Line will include:
- Keith Hicks – Architectural Services Chief, City of Atlanta Department of Parks & Recreation
- Amanda Rhein – Senior Director of Transit Oriented Development and Real Estate, MARTA
- Sanjay Patel – Soccer in the Streets Board Member
- Audrey Leous – Project Manager, Planning and Urban Design at Central Atlanta Progress
- Stephanie Stuckey – Chief Resiliency Officer, City of Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Resilience
- Dennis Phillips – Watershed Manager, Department of Watershed Management
- Greta deMayo – Principal, Kaizen Collaborative
- Dan Calvert – Urban Design, Department of Parks & Recreation
NOTE: This tour includes approximately 1.5 miles of walking. Wear comfortable shoes.
Complimentary MARTA cards will be provided. Complimentary shuttle service will transport attendees back to the starting point.