City Adding Pedestrian and Bicycle Trails
Peachtree Corners - City leaders are holding a multi-use trail workshop at City Hall on Thursday, Jan. 21, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at City Hall.
Representatives from the city and the architectural and design firm, Lord Aeck Sargent, will present conceptual drawings and discuss details about the project. The public is invited to attend.
The specific alignment of the trail network has not yet been finalized. However, initial exploration by the planning and design team suggests phase 1 will connect Medlock Bridge Road with Peachtree Parkway through Technology Park, utilizing existing gas and sewer easements as partial routes. There will an emphasis on opening scenic natural areas. Ultimately, the trail will circle around the city, linking residential and retail areas and creating links to Technology Park and other office spaces.
“Adding a multi-use trail will link jobs to housing and build a healthier and more livable community,” said Mayor Mike Mason. “The city is fortunate to have so many natural areas including a river, streams and small lakes. A trail will make these areas more accessible to the public.”
In addition, the city is planning a pedestrian bridge that will link the new Town Center to The Forum shopping center, increasing pedestrian connectivity on both sides of Peachtree Parkway, a busy thoroughfare which carries roughly 44,000 cars each day.
City Hall is located at 147 Technology Parkway, Suite 200, in Peachtree Corners.