Enforcement of On-Street Parking Resumes

The City of Atlanta’s Department of Transportation will resume enforcement of on-street parking effective immediately. Enforcement resumes for all pay stations, parking meters, & permit parking. One hour of FREE parking will be provided when you use the Passport, Parkmobile, or SpotAngels mobile payment apps. Use promo code TOUCHLESS when starting a transaction. Go to https://bit.ly/3oe3gGZ for more information.

Atlanta City Council Member Natalyn Archibong Sponsoring Community Coat Drive Sunday in Celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service

January 15, 2021

Atlanta City Council Member Natalyn Archibong Sponsoring Community Coat Drive Sunday in Celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service

WHO: Council member Natalyn Archibong

WHAT: Community coat drive in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service

WHEN: Sunday, Jan. 17 from 1-4 p.m.

WHERE: East Lake Family YMCA, 275 Eva Davis Way SE

BACKGROUND: District 5 Council member Natalyn Archibong is sponsoring a community coat drive on Sunday, Jan. 17 in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service. The event will be held from 1-4 p.m. at the East Lake Family YMCA, 275 Eva Davis Way SE and is for residents of East Lake and surrounding neighborhoods. The number of coats will be limited and will be distributed on a first come, first served basis. Participants are asked to wear face masks and practice social distancing.

Solid Waste Services MLK Collection Schedule Change

The Department of Public Works Office of Solid Waste Services will be closed in observance of the MLK Holiday on Monday, January 18. As a result, there will be a one-day delay in the collection of garbage, recycling, yard trimmings, and bulk collections for the remainder of the week. Collections normally picked up on Friday, January 22 will be collected Saturday, January 23. The regular collection schedule resumes Monday, January 25. Please call ATL311 at 404-546-0311, M-F during normal business hours, or visit www.atlantaga.gov/solidwaste for questions about your holiday collection schedule.

City of Atlanta to Open Emergency Warming Center

The City of Atlanta announced the opening of an emergency warming center in anticipation of frigid temperatures. The center will open tonight, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021 at 11:00 p.m. and will remain open through Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021 at 9 a.m. The warming center will continue operations throughout this week. The complete schedule is listed below.

Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021 – 11 p.m. to 9 a.m.
Friday, Jan. 15, 2021 – 11 p.m. to 11 a.m.
Saturday, Jan. 16 – 7 p.m. to 10 a.m.

Please note: all dates and times of operations are subject to change in accordance with local weather. The warming center is located at the former Ramada Hotel, 450 Capitol Avenue SE, Atlanta, GA 30312. Those in need of additional assistance can contact the City by dialing 311 inside Atlanta City limits or 404-546-0311.

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CONSTRUCTION ALERT: Scheduled Start of Sidewalk Installation/Maintenance Projects – Monday, Jan 4, 2020

From the City of Atlanta Department of Transportation:

Below are the scheduled start of four (4) sidewalk and ADA-compliant ramp installation/maintenance projects in your districts on Monday, January 4 (weather permitting).

The projects and scheduled construction include:

  • Danforth Road SW between Niskey Lake Road & Regency Center Drive:

o Replace beauty strip color concrete section of existing sidewalk

  • Waldo Street SE between Berne Street & Killian Street Drive:

o Replace damaged sidewalk caused by uprooted tree roots

o Upgrade pedestrian ramp at intersection for ADA compliance

  • Auburn Avenue NE between Randolph Street & Gaspero Street:

o Upgrade existing pedestrian ramps for ADA compliance

o Install new ramps for connectivity of existing sidewalks on the east & west sides, and for ADA compliance

  • Lake Forrest Drive NE between Wieuca Road & Parkside Court Drive:

o Install new ADA ramps for connectivity from Parkside Court on east to Chastain Park trail on the west

Door hangers notifying area residents of possible driveway access and parking restrictions have been distributed in the project areas. Please encourage residents to move their vehicles from the areas prior to the construction activities to avoid having their vehicles towed (Georgia Code 44-1-13).

Construction will take place between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Local traffic access will be maintained for the duration of the construction.

For more information on this project, please email ATLDOT@atlantaga.gov. Track construction progress on the Atlanta Department of Transportation (ATLDOT) Twitter feed @ATLDOT, the ATLDOT Facebook page, NextDoor platform and Instagram channel @ATL.DOT.