Ryan Gravel:
How an old loop of railroads is changing the face of a city

TEDNYC · 11:26 · Filmed Oct 2016
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Urban planner Ryan Gravel shares the story of how his hometown of Atlanta, Georgia, rallied to build a massive urban park that will transform an abandoned railroad track into 22 miles of public green space called the Atlanta BeltLine. The places we live aren't inevitable, he says — and if we want something different, we need to speak up.

Urban planner, designer, author
Ryan Gravel is an architect and urban planner who played a key role in developing the Atlanta BeltLine. Full bio
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