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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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