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Midtown Connector Transportation Improvement Project

A Greener Heart for Atlanta

The Connector was built over half a century ago as a regional economic accelerator. Though it connected Atlanta to the rest of the country, it divided the city, leaving traffic congestion and environmental issues in its path.

The Midtown Connector Transportation Improvement Project (MCTIP) is a unique public-private partnership with a vision to restore the transportation network and create a park and greenspace while responsibly tackling environmental and equity issues in our community. Spanning from North Avenue to 10th Street, the project will combine vertically integrated transportation fixes with public gathering spaces, enhance roads and connectivity, improve mobility in Midtown, and transform life in Atlanta and beyond for generations to come.

Like a phoenix, together we can raise up 25-acres of active park & greenspace to achieve mobility for all and create a greener heart for Atlanta.

  • Connector Construction in Midtown, 1950s

    Connector Construction in Midtown, 1950s

The Connector was built over half a century ago as a regional economic accelerator. Though it connected Atlanta to the rest of the country, it divided the city, leaving traffic congestion and environmental issues in its path.

The Midtown Connector Transportation Improvement Project (MCTIP) is a unique public-private partnership with a vision to restore the transportation network and create a park and greenspace while responsibly tackling environmental and equity issues in our community. Spanning from North Avenue to 10th Street, the project will combine vertically integrated transportation fixes with public gathering spaces, enhance roads and connectivity, improve mobility in Midtown, and transform life in Atlanta and beyond for generations to come.

Like a phoenix, together we can raise up 25-acres of active park & greenspace to achieve mobility for all and create a greener heart for Atlanta.

  • Connector Construction in Midtown, 1950s / Image courtesy of Midtown Neighborhood Association

    Connector Construction in Midtown, 1950s

Transportation Improvements

Free to Move

Imagine moving more freely around our city with improved mobility that allows you to enjoy Atlanta like never before. Experience a new network of unified streets and improved exits that complement inviting walking and cycling paths. Cars, bikes and pedestrians harmonize and allow the area to connect like never before.

Community Greenspace

Places and Spaces to Explore

Picture a welcoming community greenspace replacing a river of concrete in the heart of Atlanta. A new destination providing inviting, immersive options for outdoor adventure and escape will enhance mental and physical health and enrich social connections.

Environment

Healthier for All

Our layered-infrastructure approach using environmentally sustainable best practices will deliver a remarkable 25-acre oasis. You’ll breathe easier knowing we’re improving air quality, recycling stormwater and generating renewable energy. Our robust tree canopy captures carbon emissions and provides cooling shade in a Midtown that’s more peaceful, even as it’s bustling.

Economic Opportunity

Prepare to Prosper

Think about an energized city stimulated by new connectivity that fosters socialization. You will see this new oasis as a center for sharing friendships and ideas that will help grow businesses. A community of collaboration among residents, employees, and students will emerge that powers the economy in the future, making this area even more desirable to live and work.

Get Connected

Community Conversations

In the coming weeks, the MCP Foundation will “host” multiple virtual community conversations that will explain the project in more detail. While we wish we could do these in person, we want to ensure the health and safety of our team and the public. Instead, we will post virtual sessions that will explore specific areas of the project and will respond to questions from all of you. Please sign up for our email list below to be notified when each conversation is posted.

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