Got thoughts on the future of the East Lake MARTA station and its surrounding area? We’re working on that as part of the Make East Lake MARTA Yours initiative and we want to hear them!..
City of Atlanta Councilwoman Natalyn Archibong and Decatur Mayor Patti Garrett kicked off two days of collaborative East Lake MARTA planning discussions Monday night by echoing sentiments shared by the the ambitious project’s multiple partners — the cities of Decatur and Atlanta, Dekalb County, and MARTA:
“There is no preconceived plan before tonight’s meeting,” said Mayor Garrett. “We are starting with a blank canvas and look forward to working with all of you to craft a vision for this station and its corridors that makes East Lake MARTA yours.”
What happens when the stakeholders of three different municipalities, one transit system, and a variety of business and environmental interests come together to develop a vision for the place they share? We’re about to find out…