Atlanta BeltLine

May 11, 2019, 7am PDT
The city of Atlanta has allocated $11.9 million of its $45 million budget for the Beltline for affordable housing.
Curbed Atlanta
October 25, 2018, 7am PDT
The Guardian published an in-depth exposé of the causes and effects of gentrification in the city of Atlanta.
The Guardian
September 13, 2018, 6am PDT
Survey says...More MARTA.
Curbed Atlanta
August 23, 2018, 12pm PDT
The tax allocation district set up to capture development value created by the Atlanta BeltLine has fallen short of its intended goals for creating and preserving affordable housing.
NextCity
March 1, 2018, 11am PST
Allison Arieff finds fault with the nation's uninspired conversation on infrastructure. When urban design projects have more emotional appeal, she argues, they can unify rather than divide.
The New York Times
February 28, 2018, 5am PST
According to one argument, the importance of developing affordable housing is a higher priority for the Atlanta BeltLine than a streetcar. It's a question of scarce funding, and how to spend it to the greatest public benefit.
SaportaReport
October 22, 2017, 7am PDT
The Atlanta Beltline will be realized one step at a time, and this was a big one.
Curbed Atlanta
September 14, 2017, 10am PDT
Large-scale adaptive reuse projects like the BeltLine in Atlanta receive praise in many circles. But they can also release a flurry of speculation, severely threatening affordability.
Shelterforce
July 18, 2017, 6am PDT
An investigative collaboration between the Georgia News Lab and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has produced a scathing critique of Atlanta Beltline Inc., the organization shepherding one of the nation's most ambitious public works projects.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
November 28, 2016, 7am PST
Three sales tax measures in Fulton County all won on Nov. 8. Two city ballot measures sets a course for investment in public transit and active transportation for Atlanta, while Fulton County will invest in road projects to reduce traffic congestion.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
October 3, 2016, 6am PDT
Big projects are setting up Atlanta for a big future, argues Pete Saunders in a recent Forbes piece
Forbes
September 30, 2016, 5am PDT
Welcome, President Obama, to the NIMBY wars.
Planetizen
September 29, 2016, 9am PDT
All is not well at the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership, after two prominent board members, including Ryan Gravel, who originally proposed the idea for the BeltLine, resigned this week.
SaportaReport
April 11, 2016, 6am PDT
The first phase of the Atlanta Streetcar is open to the public, though the city has big plans to extend the line. One planning academic hopes to redirect the planning process.
SaportaReport
March 24, 2016, 2pm PDT
In an interview, Atlanta BeltLine visionary Ryan Gravel discusses the ongoing project and how it fits an emerging, multidisciplinary understanding of what good infrastructure can be.
Streetsblog USA
September 23, 2015, 2pm PDT
Stakeholders are considering the implementation of a Community Improvement District along the Atlanta Beltline to help pay for ongoing maintenance and other improvements to the ongoing project of building this singular public facility.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
September 25, 2014, 8am PDT
While the neighborhoods on northern segments of the Atlanta's BeltLine has received 94 percent of funding invested towards parks and trails, segments to the south have received 86 percent of affordable housing investments.
SaportaReport
July 18, 2014, 6am PDT
Atlanta's BeltLine is one of the country's most exciting public space projects, and residents have even more reason for excitement after Beltline.org released a fresh batch of renderings for the forthcoming expansion of the Westside Trail.
Curbed Atlanta
Blog post
October 9, 2013, 5pm PDT
Joseph Heathcott presents a historical narrative of the decline, revitalization, and gentrification of the Parisian neighborhood surrounding the Promenade Plantée and Viaduct des Arts, the pioneering repurposing of obsolete urban infrastructure.
JPER
October 15, 2012, 9am PDT
Despite recent controversy that claimed the BeltLine Inc’s president, when the 2.25-mile Eastside Trail opens this week, Atlanta's long-awaited Beltline will take its “most significant step forward yet,” reports Bill Torpy.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution