Ryan Gravel

Linear Parks

The Atlanta Beltline—20 Years Later

The scope of the Atlanta Beltline's effect on the city has astounded most observers, including the person who came up with the idea first.

December 26, 2019 - Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Atlanta, Georgia

Big Development Opportunities Envisioned for Atlanta's Hulsey Yard

CSX moved operations away from Hulsey Yard, so what should the land become?

May 21, 2019 - What's Next ATL


'Atlanta City Design' Book Makes a Plan for Equity

Two of the most prominent planners in Atlanta have released a book to help set an agenda for equity as the city grows in the next two decades.

September 27, 2017 - Next City

Piedmont Park Atlanta

The 'City Design Project' Aims to Make Atlanta an Intentional City

Two of the highest-profile planners in the city of Atlanta, Tim Keane and Ryan Gravel, have teamed up to lead a creative visioning process that could help lead Atlanta to a new era of planning and development.

May 24, 2017 - Atlanta

Atlanta BeltLine

Ryan Gravel Speaks Out After Resigning from the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership

Streetsblog USA shares an interview with the visionary behind the Atlanta BeltLine, who discusses how the city's booming economy has conflicted with the mission of the project.

October 10, 2016 - Streetsblog USA

Washington D.C. - The White House

Planetizen Week in Review: September 30, 2016

Welcome, President Obama, to the NIMBY wars.

September 30, 2016 - Planetizen

Atlanta BeltLine

Leadership Shakeup at the Atlanta BeltLine

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.

September 29, 2016 - SaportaReport

Atlanta BeltLine

On Atlanta's BeltLine and 21st-Century Infrastructure

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.

March 24, 2016 - Streetsblog USA

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