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This initiates the Decatur PATH Connectivity Plan, a series of separate bike paths and trails throughout the city that, according to initial projections, will total about nine miles. It’s anticipated the Plan will take roughly 10 years to complete.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Posted: Mar. 18, 2019


Additionally lights will no longer hang from a series of cables but will attach to an arm connected to an off-road pole. The city has about 50 intersections that will get new lights. Saxon believes the last citywide replacement came in the 1990s.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Posted: Mar. 14, 2019


The Task Force emerged out of an Affordable Housing Summit the city held last November, an all-day event drawing roughly 150 people and moderated by Atlanta Community Food Bank Founder and longtime Decatur resident Bill Bolling.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Posted: Mar. 5, 2019


Excepting a sliver of property lining South Columbia Drive, the entire 77 acres lies in unincorporated DeKalb. The annexation would also include 15 homes on Derrydown Way, north of Legacy.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Posted: Feb. 14, 2019


“The purpose was to slow down cars and make it safer for pedestrians and cyclists,” Junger said. “We also wanted to make it easier for pedestrians to cross the street."
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Posted: Feb. 11, 2019


Garrett cited metrics from a city-produced data analysis and a parking update study. These show that the city’s restaurant/retail vacancy rate is currently 3 percent compared to the national average of 10 percent. The office vacancy rate is 9 percent and meanwhile 70 percent of Decatur’s downtown businesses are independently owned.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Posted: Feb. 7, 2019


LimeBike was the only company committing to the agreement. Decatur won’t allow any company to place scooters, longboards and stand up electric scooters within city limits without signing the agreement.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Posted: Jan. 31, 2019


During a recent meeting Decatur commissioners unanimously rejected a development that would’ve placed 43 townhomes on Church Street immediately south of Glenlake Park.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Posted: Jan. 29, 2019


Long before she became Decatur’s manager earlier this month, even before she became a city employee, Andrea Arnold had an influence on city policy.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Posted: Jan. 14, 2019


Arnold is a resident of the city of Decatur and has served as an Assistant City Manager since 2004. Following a search and interviews facilitated by an executive search firm, Arnold was the unanimous selection.
Source: Neighbor News | Posted: Jan. 10, 2019


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