Posted by CNN Travel on Tuesday, January 22, 2018 09:24:18 What to Know About The Top Five Attractions in Metro Atlanta and Around the State The Atlanta BeltLine is the largest public transit system in the United States and is being built as part of the Georgia Tech and Georgia Tech University expansions.
But while it’s still in its early stages, Atlanta has become a destination in its own right.
The city is home to some of the best restaurants in the country, a growing tech community and the most unique entertainment in the region.
The list below highlights the best attractions and other activities that are currently in Atlanta.1.
Atlanta Beltline The Atlanta Loop is a 1.2 mile loop that is expected to cost $1.3 billion.
The BeltLine will connect two neighborhoods in Atlanta and the city’s southside.
The loop is expected add 2.8 million people and be the largest urban transportation project in the US.
In addition to the metro Atlanta Belt Line, the Atlanta Belt is part of a new metro Atlanta light rail system called the Atlanta Downtown Light Rail.
The project is being designed to link the southside with the northside.2.
Downtown Atlanta Light Rail The $3 billion Downtown Atlanta light train project will be a 1 mile light rail line that will run between downtown Atlanta and downtown Atlanta International Airport.
The train will be built to connect to the existing Atlanta MetroRail system that currently connects the city.
The new line will carry up to 100,000 passengers a day.3.
Metro Atlanta Light-Rail Trailhead The $4.2 billion Metro Atlanta light-rail trailhead project will bring the Atlanta Metro Rail to a point near the intersection of Georgia Ave.
and Georgia Pkwy.
The Metro Rail will provide service to the north and south sides of Atlanta and to the east side of the city as well as to nearby communities.
The trailhead will connect to a planned light rail service along the Atlanta waterfront.4.
Atlanta Downtown Connector The $2.8 billion Atlanta Downtown connector project will connect the Atlanta International airport to the Georgia PKwy.
area along the BeltLine.
The connector will run from the Atlanta Mall and the Beltline to the Atlanta Convention Center.
The light rail will connect at the Atlanta Gateway Mall.5.
Atlanta Pkd Light Rail This $2 billion light rail project will link the Atlanta PKd area with the Georgia Parkway and the Atlanta Midtown.
The Pkds light rail is expected connect to existing light rail in the Atlanta area.
The new light rail route is scheduled to connect the Beltlines existing Light Rail service and a light rail to the Pkdd light rail.
The route will include a new line to connect with the Atlanta Water and Sewerage District’s BeltLine light rail, as well a new bus rapid transit system that will connect with existing bus rapid bus service along with the Belt Line.6.
Atlanta Light Railway One of the most popular Atlanta attractions is the MetroRail Light Rail Trailhead, which will connect an existing light- rail route to the Belt Lines existing Light-rail system along the Piedmont Parkway.
The Atlanta Light Railroad Trailhead will include light rail connecting to a new light- and bus rapid rail system that is scheduled for completion in 2020.7.
Atlanta Underground Transit Tunnel The $1 billion Atlanta Underground transit tunnel is expected for completion by 2020.
The $9 million project will include new bus lanes along the city to provide service along Piedmacs west side.8.
Atlanta Metropolitan Sewer District The $6.4 billion Atlanta Metropolitan sewer district will be part of another new metro area, the Georgia Aquarium.
The Aquarium, a 50-acre zoo, is expected be open in 2020 along with a new facility called the Aquarium of Atlanta.9.
Atlanta MetroRides Atlanta Metro rides will begin in 2019 and operate along Ponce De Leon Parkway.10.
Georgia Aquaria Atlanta Aquarium Atlanta Aquaria is expected open in 2019 along with new facilities for the zoo and aquarium.