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Belt Line Atlanta Concept

This is a Project. It was designed by Ryan Gravel. It is dated 1999–present.

The Belt Line Atlanta design concept by Georgia Tech student Ryan Gravel proposes reusing 4 abandoned freight railroad segments to create a 22-mile, light-rail transportation loop connecting more than 40 neighborhoods. The catalyst infrastructure is designed to shift Atlanta from a sprawling edge city to a denser center city, from a divided city to a connected equitable city. Officially renamed Atlanta BeltLine, it includes new greenways, parks, affordable housing, and future transit. A land trust collaborative formed to combat displacement caused by increased property values.

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This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition By the People: Designing a Better America.

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