Atlanta's bike path story: some familiar problems
- In today's NY Times,
Now Atlanta Is Turning Old Tracks Greenhttp://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/15/us/beltline-provides-new-life-to-railroad-tracks-in-atlanta.html?_r=0This is the interesting part:Countless obstacles remain — from purchasing land, digging up decades-old tracks and routing the trail around operating trains and freight yards. But the greatest challenge is financing. The city and a host of nonprofits have raised $350 million through private donations and property taxes on the $2.8 billion project.