This complicated arrangement gets eliminated with that area turned to green space in the new plan. Part of the Dec. 9 meeting includes discussions on improvements for pedestrians and bicyclists, straightening the Atlanta-Stone Mountain PATH, traffic calming, landscape features and streetscape amenities.
“There’s a lot of things happening at that intersection, a lot of confusion, with people looking in different directions,” said Deputy City Manager Hugh Saxon. “We’ve had two recent accidents [involving bicycles and cars] this fall, though no serious injuries. Bottom line, that area will be a lot safer when we get this down, especially for pedestrians and cyclists.”