CoA faculty, alum on GPB's On the Story about the Beltline

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Nancy Green Leigh, professor and associate dean of research at Georgia Tech's School of City and Regional Planning, and Ryan Gravel (MCP/MArch '99) are featured in this week's On the Story's episode about the Atlanta Beltline. Dr. Leigh lauded the ambitious goals of the project, saying, "The component of [the Atlanta Beltline] that has come together first has been more the recreational part, but it's far more ambitious than that in terms of creating transit-oriented development in a circle all around the city." However, she sees a need for more attention to issues of equality. "We are now ranked the most unequal city out of the 50 largest US cities in the country. So what I would hope for the Beltline... is that would actually be something that is really at the forefront of the dialogue."

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