CQGRD Initiates New Projects

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Dr. Catherine Ross and team undertake projects for BeltLine, GDOT

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CQGRD takes on the BeltLine with three separate projects: development of a Decision Support Tool for the implementation agency, assessment of development opportunities at 10th Street and Monroe Drive, and an impact assessment of health benefits of the Eastside Trail. Meanwhile, the team is also researching potential impacts of a regional transportation SPLOSTs for the Georgia DOT.

The Center for Quality Growth and Regional Development (CQGRD) continues to conduct applied research on the Atlanta BeltLine, the future 22-mile loop of transit, trails, and redevelopment circling downtown Atlanta. CQGRD is undertaking three unique projects to identify and apply 'Best Practices' to the BeltLine project: development of a Decision Support Tool for Atlanta BeltLine Inc. and the BeltLine Tax Allocation District Advisory Committee, assessment of development opportunities at 10th Street and Monroe Drive along the BeltLine, and an impact assessment of potential health benefits of the Eastside Trail, which is the first leg of the BeltLine's primary trail system. Meanwhile, the team is also researching potential impacts of a regional transportation SPLOSTs for the Georgia Department of Transportation, in coordination with Georgia Tech's University Transportation Center.

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CQGRD - Center for Quality Growth and Regional Development

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  • Created By: Michelle Marcus
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Mar 29, 2011 - 8:00pm
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 11:07pm