Final Public Hearing Tuesday for Clifton Corridor Project

The project would connect Decatur and Avondale Estates to Emory and Lindbergh Center through a combination of light and heavy rail and buses.

On Tuesday, Marta will hold the last public hearing on the a transportation project that would expand rail and bus service to link Decatur, Avondale Estates, Emory, the CDC and Lindbergh Center. 

The meeting will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 25 at from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Hotel’s Silverbell Pavilion, 1615 Clifton Road.

The Clifton Corridor project is one of hundreds of transportation projects on the $6.14 billion list of transportation investments that would be funded by a penny sales tax — if voters approve — when it's placed before them on the 2012 elections ballot.

According to the Clifton Corridor Project Facebook page, there are three major alternatives under consideration for the project. "All alternatives include tunnels under Lenox Road, the North Decatur Road/Clairmont Road intersection and part of Scott Boulevard," the Facebook page said.

The transit technology options include bus rapid transit, light rail, heavy rail or a combination of the technologies.


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