Apr 15 • 7M

New Walking Tours: Atlanta Streetcar East Extension

We'll be riding & walking along the proposed route...

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I have added a second tour on Saturday, May 6. You can register for either one, or both.

April 29 Tour

May 6 Tour

Tour Overview

Join us for a fun and informative walking tour of the proposed route for the Atlanta Streetcar East Extension. This one-way tour begins in Downtown Atlanta and ends in Old Fourth Ward. We will explore and discuss Atlanta’s past, present and future. The experience includes:

  1. Brief overview of Atlanta's Ring of Fire

  2. Quick tour of Centennial Olympic Park

  3. Ride on the Atlanta Streetcar

  4. Brief tour of the Historic Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park

  5. Walk along the proposed route for the Atlanta Streetcar East Extension (see video below)

  6. Discuss and envision the timeline to complete the light rail transit system along the preferred alignment (see map below)

  7. Quick tour of the Krog District

  8. Marvel at the transformative development along the Eastside Trail

  9. Optional lunch at New Realm Brewing**

* Separate ticket required. If possible, please purchase your Atlanta Streetcar ticket in advance, This will save time during the tour. ** Lunch not included.

Tour Details

  • $10/person

  • The minimum age is 21

  • You should be in excellent physical condition to participate. We will be walking 4 to 5 miles at a moderate pace on uneven pavement and along busy city streets.

  • No pets on this tour, sorry.

  • Tour participants will receive a separate email after registering with additional details including exact meeting location, etc.

  • In the event of severe weather, the tour will be rescheduled to May 6, 2023. If you cannot make the new date, you can request a full refund. Weather updates will be sent before the tour if (as) necessary.

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