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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Also please check out our Facebook and Twitter accounts to catch updates on events.

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.

March 16, 2019
  • Silver Comet Trail Extension - Guided Tours

    March 16, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

    Connect the Comet
    is partnering with
    The Atlanta Preservation Center

    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
    parking lot.

    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.

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