PATH400 To Officially Receive $10,000 for Socrata’s People’s Choice Award, Nov. 15 at 9 a.m.

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WHAT: PATH400 received the most online votes out of 12 projects nationwide and earned the Socrata People’s Choice Award in the America’s Transportation Awards in September.  On November 15, during GDOT’s State Transportation Board meeting, representatives from PATH400 will receive the $10,000 prize that accompanies the award.

The Socrata People’s Choice Award for Quality of Life/Community Development recognizes a transportation project that has contributed to the general quality of life and economic development of local communities – ultimately helping to better connect people to businesses, jobs, health care facilities and recreational activities while encouraging a mix of transportation modes.

WHO:
GDOT, which granted use of its right-of-way for PATH400, nominated the project for America’s Transportation Awards. The Buckhead Community Improvement District, Livable Buckhead and PATH Foundation are the three organizations behind the creation of PATH400. Livable Buckhead will receive the $10,000 award which will help complete the project. PATH400 is a 5.2-mile multi-use trail that connects the Buckhead Community and will eventually connect to the Atlanta BeltLine and other nearby trails.

WHEN:

Thursday, November 15, 2018

9 a.m.

 WHERE:

GDOT headquarters

600 W. Peachtree St., Atlanta, GA 30308

4th Floor

 

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