The most important thing to do if you want to help is to sign the petition.
Second, Connect the Comet has regular meetings which are open to anyone who wants to get involved. The calendar is listed below.
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Check out our calendar below to see all our planned events and meetings. At our meetings you can learn about how you can help advance this issue and share any ideas you may have with other members.
Silver Comet Trail Extension - Guided Tours
March 16, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Connect the Comet www.connecthecomet.org
is partnering with
The Atlanta Preservation Center http://www.atlantapreservationcenter.com/2019_Phoenix_Flies_Updates_FAQs
for the annual PHOENIX FLIES EVENT
Silver Comet Rail Trail
2840 Plant Atkinson Road SE
Atlanta, GA 30339
Saturday, March 16, 11 am–2 pm
Ongoing guided tours
See the future end point for the proposed
extension of The Silver Comet Trail and learn
about the history of the railroad and the train
which gave the trail its name. CSX has agreed
to the abandonment and for $10, conveyance
to the State of Georgia of 2.3 additional miles
(42 acres) of right of way to Plant Atkinson
Road. Appropriate for all ages.
In the event of inclement weather, check the Connect the
Comet Facebook page for updates.
Park at the parking lot on the north side of Plant
Atkinson Road nearest Atlanta Road. A short
walk is involved to the railroad and back. Thank
you to 7 Bridges to Recovery for the use of their
MISSION STATEMENT: Connect The Comet’s goal
is to realize the extension of the Silver Comet Trail to
the Atlanta BeltLine for the benefit of all trail users
and its communities.