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Old 05-16-2017, 03:30 PM
 
Location: Decatur, GA
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I have no complaints about this development, though I'd be a bit more excited about it if it were being built closer to downtown Tucker, like between Lawrenceville Highway and Main St. where those auto places are now.
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Old 05-16-2017, 04:20 PM
 
Location: Alpharetta, GA
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I think you're right. I imagine that in years to come, these sorts of developments will begin to form pretty darn good urban cores.
That's what I surmised in another thread. Ideally, making developments like this will result in the immediate surrounding areas to develop in a similar fashion ( walkability, etc ). As a result, additional say, mixed use and such being built will then build onto those walkable areas too. Kind of like how Europe developed.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aQSxPzafO_k
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Old 05-16-2017, 07:08 PM
 
Location: Prescott, AZ
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Would be great to see a commuter rail station in Downtown Tucker, combined with a short, simple bus route on Hugh Howell, looping between the station and Stone Mountain Park. That would give people an alternative way to get to the laser show, etc.
And / or, money permitting, a heavy rail extension to Tucker, with TOD'S and Decaturesque stations from day one.

A Stone Mountain shuttle service would be awesome too. Maybe even with special turist trains into the park on holidays (using the commuter rail infrastructure of course) hahaha.

Hey, one can dream, yeah?
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Old 05-16-2017, 07:31 PM
 
Location: Vinings
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And / or, money permitting, a heavy rail extension to Tucker, with TOD'S and Decaturesque stations from day one.

A Stone Mountain shuttle service would be awesome too. Maybe even with special turist trains into the park on holidays (using the commuter rail infrastructure of course) hahaha.

Hey, one can dream, yeah?
While we're dreaming, an even better solution would be for the Blue Line (or whichever one doesn't go the I-20 route), to split and make a left turn right here at Mountain Dr, right before Kensington station:
https://www.google.com/maps/@33.7743.../data=!3m1!1e3

...and head northeast up along Memorial, with 2 new stations, one for Clarkston/Pine lake (near the technical college), and a Stone Mountain MARTA station, about where Mountain St runs into Memorial.

Then the shuttle bus to the park could be from there, along Mountain St and Robert E Lee Blvd (which don't get as congested as Hugh Howell or 78), and with an intermediate stop at the Stone Mountain downtown.

Would have the side benefit of being a park&ride/ bus drop-off station for South Gwinnett and GRTA/GCT.
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Old 08-05-2017, 08:22 PM
 
Location: East Side of ATL
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The NTB finally closed and moved to their new location so everything is gone minus the Sears Outlet. I'm assuming the Ryder truck lot will disappear as well.

The next zoning hearing on the rezoning is on the 28th of this month. If it is approved, I hope, they can fix the timing of the lights at the intersection. It is horrible and Hugh Howell is gridlocked most evenings heading west towards 78.
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