5/14/2013 Confidential // Atlanta BeltLine // © 2012 Page 1// Introduction to theAtlanta BeltLineUpdated April 2013
5/14/2013 Confidential // Atlanta BeltLine // © 2012 Page 2Why Where What How You Q&A// Agendais the Atlanta BeltLine impo...
5/14/2013 Confidential // Atlanta BeltLine // © 2012 Page 3Improving Quality of Life byadding:• Parks• Trails• Public Art•...
5/14/2013 Confidential // Atlanta BeltLine // © 2012 Page 4Revitalizing Neighborhoods that have not seeninvestmentWhy Wher...
5/14/2013 Confidential // Atlanta BeltLine // © 2012 Page 5• Cleaner Land• Opportunitiesto Exercise• Alternativesto Drivin...
5/14/2013 Confidential // Atlanta BeltLine // © 2012 Page 6Driving Economic GrowthWhy Where What How You Q&A// Why is The ...
Page 7// Where is The Atlanta BeltLineWhy Where What How You Q&A
Page 8Trails and ArboretumAffordable WorkforceHousingTransit & TransportationInfrastructureHistoric PreservationStreetscap...
Page 9// What is The Atlanta BeltLine: ParksParks Vision:•1,300 acres of new parks and greenspace;• Improve existing parks...
Page 10// What is The Atlanta BeltLine: ParksParks Progress:•Four new parks opened in 2011•Major updates to existing parks...
Page 11// What is The Atlanta BeltLine: ParksParks Progress:Why Where What How You Q&ADH Stanton Park
Page 12// What is The Atlanta BeltLine: ParksWhy Where What How You Q&AParks Progress:Historic 4th Ward Park
Page 13// What is The Atlanta BeltLine: Trails and ArboretumTrails Vision:• 33 miles of trails connecting parks, businesse...
Page 14// What is The Atlanta BeltLine: Trails and ArboretumTrails Progress:• 7 miles of multi-use trails have opened or a...
Page 15// What is The Atlanta BeltLine: Trails and ArboretumTrails Progress:Why Where What How You Q&AWest End Trail South...
Page 16// What is The Atlanta BeltLine: Trails and ArboretumArboretum Vision:• 22-mile linear collection of trees – a Tree...
Page 17// What is The Atlanta BeltLine: Trails and ArboretumArboretum Progress:• Trees planted on Eastside Trail with Tree...
Page 18// What is The Atlanta BeltLine: Interactive MapInteractive Map to find parks and trails at www.BeltLine.orgWhy Whe...
Page 19// What is The Atlanta BeltLine: TransitTransit Vision:• In-town connectivity: 22-mile loop; 2-3 miles from downtow...
Page 20// What is The Atlanta BeltLine: TransitTransit Progress:• 69% of right-of-way secured• Foundational work completed...
Page 21Jobs Vision:• 30,000 full-time jobs• Tens of thousands of construction jobsWhy Where What How You Q&A// What is The...
Page 22Jobs Progress:• Trained residents for Atlanta BeltLine construction jobsWhy Where What How You Q&A// What is The At...
Page 23Why Where What How You Q&A// What is The Atlanta BeltLine: JobsJobs Progress:• Developing a workforce partnership i...
Page 24Development Vision• $20 billion dollar increase in tax base due to new developmentWhy Where What How You Q&A// What...
Page 25Development Progress• Over 50 residential and commercial projects already completed within theAtlanta BeltLine Stud...
Page 26Sky LoftsWhy Where What How You Q&AHousing Vision:• 5,600 rental and owner-occupied units• Down payment assistance•...
Page 27Why Where What How You Q&AHousing Progress:• 81 units sold• 126 rental unitsunderdevelopment• Lofts atReynoldstownC...
Page 28Why Where What How You Q&A// What is The Atlanta BeltLine: Public ArtPublic Art Vision:• Permanent public art insta...
Page 29Public Art Progress:• Permanent installations such as the West End Remembers mural onWhite StreetWhy Where What How...
Page 30Why Where What How You Q&A// What is The Atlanta BeltLine: Public ArtPublic Art Progress:• Art on the Atlanta BeltL...
Page 31Streets Vision:• “Complete streets:” well-maintained , bike paths, wide sidewalks,trees, benches, etc.Why Where Wha...
Page 32Environmental Vision:• 1,100 contaminated acres to be cleaned upWhy Where What How You Q&A// What is The Atlanta Be...
Page 33Environmental Progress:• 73 acres of brownfields remediatedWhy Where What How You Q&A// What is The Atlanta BeltLin...
Page 34Environmental Progress:• Including clean-up at the 8-acre Stanton ParkWhy Where What How You Q&A// What is The Atla...
Page 35Reuse of old railroad corridorsWhy Where What How You Q&A// What is The Atlanta BeltLine: Historic Preservation
Page 36Adaptive use of historic structuresWhy Where What How You Q&A// What is The Atlanta BeltLine: Historic Preservation...
Page 37Projected cost: $2.8 billionPublic funding sources:• Tax Allocation District bonds• City of AtlantaPark Improvement...
Page 38Private Funding: Capital Campaign• $41 million raised from more than 100 donors// How The Atlanta BeltLine Happens:...
Page 39Public side• Formed by Invest Atlanta• Planning, design,implementation andengaging the publicPrivate side• Awarenes...
Page 40Public Input and Planning:• Residents participate in Master Planning andCorridor Design through Study GroupsWhy Whe...
Page 41Public Input and Planning• All 10 master plans adopted in 2012Why Where What How You Q&A// How The Atlanta BeltLine...
Page 42Reusable energy:• Reduced maintenance costs for the City, lower carbon footprintWhy Where What How You Q&A// How Th...
Page 43Green demolition:• Less impact on our landfills, fewer greenhouse gassesWhy Where What How You Q&A// How The Atlant...
Page 44Why Where What How You Q&A// How The Atlanta BeltLine Happens: Using Sustainability PrinciplesNative/naturalized pl...
Page 45Reduce storm water runoff:Why Where What How You Q&A// How The Atlanta BeltLine Happens: Using Sustainability Princ...
Page 46Learn More:• Go to www.BeltLine.organd sign up for e-news// How Can You be Involved?WhereWhy Where What How You Q&A
Page 47Learn More:• Become a fan on Facebook• Follow us on Twitter// How Can You be Involved?WhereWhy Where What How You Q...
Page 48Learn More:• Take a FREE bus tour or walking tour: reserve a space at Tours.BeltLine.org// How Can You be Involved?...
Page 49// How Can You be Involved?WhereWhy Where What How You Q&ALearn More:• Attend quarterly briefings
Page 50// How Can You be Involved?WhereWhy Where What How You Q&ALearn More:• Invite us to speak to your group
Page 51Volunteer:• Spread the word at festivals// How Can You be Involved?WhereWhy Where What How You Q&A
Page 52Volunteer:• Be an Atlanta BeltLine Ambassador:Ambassadors.BeltLine.org// How Can You be Involved?WhereWhy Where Wha...
Page 53Volunteer:• Assist with special events// How Can You be Involved?WhereWhy Where What How You Q&A
Page 54Volunteer:• Get your company involved// How Can You be Involved?WhereWhy Where What How You Q&A
Page 55Volunteer:• Adopt a segment of the Atlanta BeltLine: Adopt.BeltLine.org// How Can You be Involved?WhereWhy Where Wh...
Page 56Donate to the Atlanta BeltLine:• Become a member atMember.BeltLine.org// How Can You be Involved?WhereWhy Where Wha...
Page 57Support the Atlanta BeltLine:• Participate in the Atlanta BeltLine Running Series: Run.BeltLine.org// How Can You b...
Page 58Visit Events.BeltLine.org• Monthly AtlantaBeltLine Run Clubs• Atlanta BeltLine Northside 5KSaturday, April 27// How...
Page 59// How Can You be Involved?WhereWhy Where What How You Q&AMore at Volunteer.BeltLine.orgor 404-446-4404
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    1. 1. 5/14/2013 Confidential // Atlanta BeltLine // © 2012 Page 1// Introduction to theAtlanta BeltLineUpdated April 2013
    2. 2. 5/14/2013 Confidential // Atlanta BeltLine // © 2012 Page 2Why Where What How You Q&A// Agendais the Atlanta BeltLine important?WhyWhere is the Atlanta BeltLine?What is the Atlanta BeltLine andwhat has been done so far?How is the Atlanta BeltLine happening?You can be involved!QuestionsQ&A
    3. 3. 5/14/2013 Confidential // Atlanta BeltLine // © 2012 Page 3Improving Quality of Life byadding:• Parks• Trails• Public Art• Enhanced Mobility• Walkable CommunitiesWhy Where What How You Q&A// Why is The Atlanta BeltLine important?
    4. 4. 5/14/2013 Confidential // Atlanta BeltLine // © 2012 Page 4Revitalizing Neighborhoods that have not seeninvestmentWhy Where What How You Q&A// Why is The Atlanta BeltLine important?BEFOREAFTER
    5. 5. 5/14/2013 Confidential // Atlanta BeltLine // © 2012 Page 5• Cleaner Land• Opportunitiesto Exercise• Alternativesto DrivingWhy Where What How You Q&A// Why is The Atlanta Beltline important?Creating a Healthier City
    6. 6. 5/14/2013 Confidential // Atlanta BeltLine // © 2012 Page 6Driving Economic GrowthWhy Where What How You Q&A// Why is The Atlanta BeltLine important?• EncourageDevelopment• Create Jobs
    7. 7. Page 7// Where is The Atlanta BeltLineWhy Where What How You Q&A
    8. 8. Page 8Trails and ArboretumAffordable WorkforceHousingTransit & TransportationInfrastructureHistoric PreservationStreetscapes &Public ArtParks Jobs & EconomicDevelopmentEnvironmentalClean-up// What is The Atlanta BeltLine: Key Elements• Comprehensive economic development• Historic 22-mile railroad corridor circling downtown• Connecting many neighborhoodsWhy Where What How You Q&A
    9. 9. Page 9// What is The Atlanta BeltLine: ParksParks Vision:•1,300 acres of new parks and greenspace;• Improve existing parks•40% More Greenspace throughout the CityWhy Where What How You Q&A
    10. 10. Page 10// What is The Atlanta BeltLine: ParksParks Progress:•Four new parks opened in 2011•Major updates to existing parksWhy Where What How You Q&ABoulevard Crossing Park
    11. 11. Page 11// What is The Atlanta BeltLine: ParksParks Progress:Why Where What How You Q&ADH Stanton Park
    12. 12. Page 12// What is The Atlanta BeltLine: ParksWhy Where What How You Q&AParks Progress:Historic 4th Ward Park
    13. 13. Page 13// What is The Atlanta BeltLine: Trails and ArboretumTrails Vision:• 33 miles of trails connecting parks, businesses,neighborhoods, and cultural destinationsWhy Where What How You Q&A
    14. 14. Page 14// What is The Atlanta BeltLine: Trails and ArboretumTrails Progress:• 7 miles of multi-use trails have opened or are under construction• 5.5 miles of interim hiking trails are openWhy Where What How You Q&AEastside Trail Northside Trail
    15. 15. Page 15// What is The Atlanta BeltLine: Trails and ArboretumTrails Progress:Why Where What How You Q&AWest End Trail Southwest Connector
    16. 16. Page 16// What is The Atlanta BeltLine: Trails and ArboretumArboretum Vision:• 22-mile linear collection of trees – a Tree Museum in partnership withTrees AtlantaWhy Where What How You Q&A
    17. 17. Page 17// What is The Atlanta BeltLine: Trails and ArboretumArboretum Progress:• Trees planted on Eastside Trail with Trees AtlantaWhy Where What How You Q&A
    18. 18. Page 18// What is The Atlanta BeltLine: Interactive MapInteractive Map to find parks and trails at www.BeltLine.orgWhy Where What How You Q&A
    19. 19. Page 19// What is The Atlanta BeltLine: TransitTransit Vision:• In-town connectivity: 22-mile loop; 2-3 miles from downtown; connects45 neighborhoods• Part of an integrated transit system:• 5 potential connections with MARTA• Connects with Atlanta Streetcar and proposed Streetcar SystemWhy Where What How You Q&A
    20. 20. Page 20// What is The Atlanta BeltLine: TransitTransit Progress:• 69% of right-of-way secured• Foundational work completed--Environmental Impact Study and TransitImplementation StrategyWhy Where What How You Q&A
    21. 21. Page 21Jobs Vision:• 30,000 full-time jobs• Tens of thousands of construction jobsWhy Where What How You Q&A// What is The Atlanta BeltLine: Jobs
    22. 22. Page 22Jobs Progress:• Trained residents for Atlanta BeltLine construction jobsWhy Where What How You Q&A// What is The Atlanta BeltLine: Jobs
    23. 23. Page 23Why Where What How You Q&A// What is The Atlanta BeltLine: JobsJobs Progress:• Developing a workforce partnership in healthcare
    24. 24. Page 24Development Vision• $20 billion dollar increase in tax base due to new developmentWhy Where What How You Q&A// What is The Atlanta BeltLine: Economic Development
    25. 25. Page 25Development Progress• Over 50 residential and commercial projects already completed within theAtlanta BeltLine Study Area since 2005Why Where What How You Q&A// What is The Atlanta BeltLine: Economic Development
    26. 26. Page 26Sky LoftsWhy Where What How You Q&AHousing Vision:• 5,600 rental and owner-occupied units• Down payment assistance• Developer incentives• Property acquisition// What is The Atlanta BeltLine: Affordable Workforce Housing
    27. 27. Page 27Why Where What How You Q&AHousing Progress:• 81 units sold• 126 rental unitsunderdevelopment• Lofts atReynoldstownCrossing• Atlanta LandTrustCollaborative// What is The Atlanta BeltLine: Affordable Workforce Housing
    28. 28. Page 28Why Where What How You Q&A// What is The Atlanta BeltLine: Public ArtPublic Art Vision:• Permanent public art installations• Rotating art featuring local artists• Creation of performance space
    29. 29. Page 29Public Art Progress:• Permanent installations such as the West End Remembers mural onWhite StreetWhy Where What How You Q&A// What is The Atlanta BeltLine: Public Art
    30. 30. Page 30Why Where What How You Q&A// What is The Atlanta BeltLine: Public ArtPublic Art Progress:• Art on the Atlanta BeltLine• Atlanta’s largest public art display• 74 artists in 2012, September to November• Art.BeltLine.org
    31. 31. Page 31Streets Vision:• “Complete streets:” well-maintained , bike paths, wide sidewalks,trees, benches, etc.Why Where What How You Q&A// What is The Atlanta BeltLine: Streetscapes
    32. 32. Page 32Environmental Vision:• 1,100 contaminated acres to be cleaned upWhy Where What How You Q&A// What is The Atlanta BeltLine: Environmental Clean Up
    33. 33. Page 33Environmental Progress:• 73 acres of brownfields remediatedWhy Where What How You Q&A// What is The Atlanta BeltLine: Environmental Clean Up
    34. 34. Page 34Environmental Progress:• Including clean-up at the 8-acre Stanton ParkWhy Where What How You Q&A// What is The Atlanta BeltLine: Environmental Clean Up
    35. 35. Page 35Reuse of old railroad corridorsWhy Where What How You Q&A// What is The Atlanta BeltLine: Historic Preservation
    36. 36. Page 36Adaptive use of historic structuresWhy Where What How You Q&A// What is The Atlanta BeltLine: Historic PreservationH. Harper Station RestaurantThe Stacks: Loft CondosAdapted from old Rail Depot Adapted from old cotton mill
    37. 37. Page 37Projected cost: $2.8 billionPublic funding sources:• Tax Allocation District bonds• City of AtlantaPark Improvement BondsPublic WorksWatershed Management• Federal funding// How The Atlanta BeltLine Happens: FundingWhy Where What How You Q&A
    38. 38. Page 38Private Funding: Capital Campaign• $41 million raised from more than 100 donors// How The Atlanta BeltLine Happens: FundingWhy Where What How You Q&ARobert W. Woodruff Foundation, Inc.The James M. Cox Foundation
    39. 39. Page 39Public side• Formed by Invest Atlanta• Planning, design,implementation andengaging the publicPrivate side• Awareness and education• Raise private funding• Social Impacts• City of Atlanta’s EconomicDevelopment Arm• Manages affordablehousing programs• $1.7 billion in local bondfinancing• Parks, Recreation andCultural Affairs• Planning and CommunityDevelopment• Public Works• Watershed Management• PATH Foundation• Trust for Public Land• Trees Atlanta• MARTA• Piedmont ParkConservancy• Many others• Public input• Grass roots support• VolunteeringPartnersCommunityWhy Where What How You Q&A// How The Atlanta BeltLine Happens: Public - Private PartnershipsNo single source can do it all.
    40. 40. Page 40Public Input and Planning:• Residents participate in Master Planning andCorridor Design through Study GroupsWhy Where What How You Q&A// How The Atlanta BeltLine Happens: Master Planning
    41. 41. Page 41Public Input and Planning• All 10 master plans adopted in 2012Why Where What How You Q&A// How The Atlanta BeltLine Happens: Master Planning
    42. 42. Page 42Reusable energy:• Reduced maintenance costs for the City, lower carbon footprintWhy Where What How You Q&A// How The Atlanta BeltLine Happens: Using Sustainability Principles
    43. 43. Page 43Green demolition:• Less impact on our landfills, fewer greenhouse gassesWhy Where What How You Q&A// How The Atlanta BeltLine Happens: Using Sustainability Principles
    44. 44. Page 44Why Where What How You Q&A// How The Atlanta BeltLine Happens: Using Sustainability PrinciplesNative/naturalized plants:• Fewer / no chemicals• Reduced maintenancecosts for the City• Enhanced opportunitiesfor wildlife
    45. 45. Page 45Reduce storm water runoff:Why Where What How You Q&A// How The Atlanta BeltLine Happens: Using Sustainability Principles• Decreased burden on aging city infrastructure• Minimized flooding and property damage
    46. 46. Page 46Learn More:• Go to www.BeltLine.organd sign up for e-news// How Can You be Involved?WhereWhy Where What How You Q&A
    47. 47. Page 47Learn More:• Become a fan on Facebook• Follow us on Twitter// How Can You be Involved?WhereWhy Where What How You Q&A• Share photos on Instagram
    48. 48. Page 48Learn More:• Take a FREE bus tour or walking tour: reserve a space at Tours.BeltLine.org// How Can You be Involved?WhereWhy Where What How You Q&A
    49. 49. Page 49// How Can You be Involved?WhereWhy Where What How You Q&ALearn More:• Attend quarterly briefings
    50. 50. Page 50// How Can You be Involved?WhereWhy Where What How You Q&ALearn More:• Invite us to speak to your group
    51. 51. Page 51Volunteer:• Spread the word at festivals// How Can You be Involved?WhereWhy Where What How You Q&A
    52. 52. Page 52Volunteer:• Be an Atlanta BeltLine Ambassador:Ambassadors.BeltLine.org// How Can You be Involved?WhereWhy Where What How You Q&A
    53. 53. Page 53Volunteer:• Assist with special events// How Can You be Involved?WhereWhy Where What How You Q&A
    54. 54. Page 54Volunteer:• Get your company involved// How Can You be Involved?WhereWhy Where What How You Q&A
    55. 55. Page 55Volunteer:• Adopt a segment of the Atlanta BeltLine: Adopt.BeltLine.org// How Can You be Involved?WhereWhy Where What How You Q&A
    56. 56. Page 56Donate to the Atlanta BeltLine:• Become a member atMember.BeltLine.org// How Can You be Involved?WhereWhy Where What How You Q&A
    57. 57. Page 57Support the Atlanta BeltLine:• Participate in the Atlanta BeltLine Running Series: Run.BeltLine.org// How Can You be Involved?WhereWhy Where What How You Q&A
    58. 58. Page 58Visit Events.BeltLine.org• Monthly AtlantaBeltLine Run Clubs• Atlanta BeltLine Northside 5KSaturday, April 27// How Can You be Involved?Q2-Q3 Events and ActivitiesWhy Where What How You Q&A• Atlanta BeltLine Southwest 5KSaturday, July 13• Atlanta BeltLine Night at theBravesSeptember 24• Atlanta BeltLine Southeast 8KSeptember 28• SW Connector OpeningMay
    59. 59. Page 59// How Can You be Involved?WhereWhy Where What How You Q&AMore at Volunteer.BeltLine.orgor 404-446-4404

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