The City of Tucker has adopted a Master Trail Plan, which identifies 32 miles of potential trails throughout the City, connecting the commercial area of downtown to surrounding neighborhoods, parks, schools and existing trails. The plan, developed by Kaizen Collaborative and the PATH Foundation, recommends building three segments (2.3 miles) of the plan within five years at an estimated cost of $4.5 million.
In addition to providing recreational opportunities, multi-use trails are an important element of a multi-modal transportation system, and have been shown to foster economic development.
Since a large portion of the trail network lies within the CID footprint, the Tucker PATH will have a significant impact on the CID. Tucker-Northlake CID took an active role in the development of the plan. The CID Director of Projects and Planning, Beth Ganga, and Gloria Johnson, of Kaiser Permanente, represented the CID on the Plan’s Steering Committee, and Executive Director Matthew Lee worked with Kaizen and the City on the concept of the trail crossing over I-285 at Northlake Parkway.