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Mayor Kasim Reed Hosts U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx on Tour of Atlanta Streetcar and Atlanta BeltLine

Post Date:04/15/2014 1:00 PM
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Mayor’s Office of Communications 
Thế giới cá 55 Trinity Avenue, Suite 2500 • Atlanta, Georgia 30303

Carlos Campos, Interim Director 
404-330-6558, office 
404-617-5073, cell 
cacampos@atlantaga.gov  
Melissa Mullinax, Sr. Communications Officer
404-330-6756, office
404-825-2430, cell
mjmullinax@atlantaga.gov

Thế giới cáFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 04/15/2014

Media Advisory

 Mayor Kasim Reed Hosts U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx on Tour of Atlanta Streetcar and Atlanta BeltLine

WHO

Mayor Kasim Reed
U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx
Tom Weyandt, Deputy Chief Operating Officer
Tim Borchers, Executive Director, Atlanta Streetcar and Deputy Commissioner, Department of Public Works
Thế giới cá Paul Morris, CEO, Atlanta BeltLine, Inc.

WHAT:

Mayor Kasim Reed will host Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx on a tour of the Atlanta Streetcar’s Vehicle Maintenance Facility, the redevelopment efforts underway in the Martin Luther King, Jr. Historic District along the streetcar alignment and portions of the Atlanta BeltLine’s Eastside Trail.

Funded by public sources and private philanthropic contributions, the Eastside Trail has helped catalyze roughly $775 million in new private real estate development within a half mile comprised of new residential, commercial and retail projects. The City of Atlanta has received an $18 million TIGER V grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation for the development of a 2.5-mile portion of the Atlanta BeltLine in the southwest corridor, similar to the Eastside Trail.

WHEN:

Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Thế giới cá 9:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.  

WHERE:

Atlanta Streetcar Vehicle Maintenance Facility
Fort St. between Auburn Ave. and Edgewood Ave.
9:45 a.m. – 9:55 a.m. B-Roll Only / No Interviews

Atlanta BeltLine’s Eastside Trail
10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. B-Roll Only / No Interviews

Historic Fourth Ward SkatePark
Thế giới cá 10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Press Availability



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