Environment, Science

Greenway Trail Planned To Connect Atlantans To Proctor Creek

Proctor Creek flows near dozens of neighbords in metro Atlanta.
Proctor Creek flows near dozens of neighbords in metro Atlanta.
Credit Alison Guillory / WABE

Proctor Creek flows from downtown Atlanta across dozens of neighborhoods to the Chattahoochee River. There has been ongoing work to address flooding and pollution the creek.

There is also a new project aimed at connection people to the creek — and to each other.

 

This is part of a continuing series about Proctor Creek that airs on “Morning Edition” with WABE host Denis O’Hayer. Previous stories have covered the history of activism in the area, the root of the problems with the creek and public health