Brownfield Renewal: Atlanta BeltLine Update

The Atlanta Beltline is a $2.8 billion urban mobility and redevelopment project that will shape the way Atlanta and the surrounding region grow over the next several decades. The project will be implemented through a package of investments in trails, transit, parks and affordable housing. The project is the most comprehensive economic development effort ever undertaken in the City of Atlanta and among the largest sustainable redevelopment in the nation that exemplifies livability. Specific program components of the Atlanta Beltline include 22-miles of light-rail transit connecting to the existing MARTA heavy rail commuter system, 1,300-acres of new park and green space, 33-miles of multi-use trails, an estimated 5,000 units of affordable and workforce housing, economic development in 20 areas around Atlanta with the creation of an estimated 30,000 new permanent jobs, historic preservation, public art, and the remediation of an estimated 1,100-acres of brownfield properties.
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