Friends of Tucker Path

Category: News

Progress Moving North and South

Progress on Segment 1a is moving north and south parallel to Main Street. Land has been cleared in the alley from Railroad Avenue to First Avenue and forms have been set for retaining walls. The intersection of the two alleys, on what is historically known as “B block” in Downtown Tucker, will form a space […]

Official Groundbreaking

This morning Friends of Tucker PATH Director, Beth Ganga; Tucker’s Mayor, Frank Auman,; Tucker-Northlake CID Executive Director, Matthew Lee; PATH Foundation Executive Director, Greta deMayo and others, including city council members Anne Lerner, Cara Schroeder, Virginia Rece, and Alexis Weaver, gathered for the official groundbreaking for segment 1A of Tucker’s trail system through Downtown Tucker. […]

From Dirt to Concrete

Construction of Tucker’s model trail segment (1a) in Downtown Tucker is moving along quickly! The section in this photo runs parallel to 2nd Street and terminates at the corner of 2nd Street and Railroad Avenue.

Segment 1a Taking Shape

Great progress is being made on Tucker’s Model Trail Segment, also known as Segment 1a! This 0.3-mile trail utilizes the Tucker’s historic alley network to improve walkability and create new public spaces. It will also serve as the beginning of the 3.0-mile Tucker-Northlake Trail which will connect Downtown Tucker to Northlake Mall along a predominantly […]

South Peachtree Creek Trail Study Workshop

You are invited to join Commissioners Jeff Rader & Ted Terry, DeKalb County Transportation Department and the PATH Foundation as they are conducting an in-person workshop focusing on extending the South Peachtree Creek Trail. Thursday, March 10, 2022 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm at AMC North DeKalb 16, 2042 Lawrenceville Hwy, Decatur GA 30033. […]

Construction Contract Awarded for Segment 1a

Big Trail News! This week, Tucker City Council awarded the construction contract for the Model Trail Project (Segment 1a in the Tucker PATH Master Plan) to Hasbun Construction in the amount of $1,158,566,96. This segment utilizes Tucker’s historic alley network to connect Lavista Road and Main Street to the site of the future Tucker Town […]

City of Tucker Awarded Grant for Tucker-Northlake Trail Engineering

Great news for Tucker’s trail system! The Tucker-Northlake Trail will not only connect Downtown Tucker to Northlake Mall, but will also connect to the Regional Trail System providing connectivity to the Peachtree Creek Greenway, Path400, The Silver Comet Trail and more! Read more about the project from the City of Tucker’s press release.

City of Tucker Purchases Land to include Trail Development

Great news! The City of Tucker has reached an agreement to purchase one of the last properties needed to construct Segment 1a of the Tucker PATH! The property, which was formerly an RV storage lot, will be turned into a new Town Green event space to serve the City of Tucker. The trail will run […]

Funding for Engineering Approved

This week the City Council authorized funding for an engineering plan to connect the section of trail under construction at Hugh Howell Marketplace, at the corner of Hugh Howell Rd and Mountain Industrial Blvd, all the way to the intersection of Hugh Howell Rd and Marthasville Ct. Completing this segment of the trail network will […]

City of Tucker Model Trail Project Underway

The City of Tucker has announced that “Segment 1A” from the Tucker PATH Master Trail Plan has been selected for implementation as the system’s “model trail project”. This 0.3 mile segment utilizes a portion of Downtown Tucker’s historic network of alleys to connect Main Street, Lavista Road and Railroad Avenue. The project aims to not […]