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KnowATL Atlanta's Historic Belt Lines

The term "belt line" dates back to the 1800's.
TRUE
FALSE
What is the most plausible explanation for why belt lines were built around Atlanta in the late 1800s?
Create more opportunities for RR employees
Create jobs for those living in rural areas
Encourage competition among RR companies
Preparation for the Cotton States Expo in 1895
Provide transportation to those living in rural areas
Reduce train congestion in downtown
Which of the these companies was NOT involved in building Atlanta's belt lines?
Atlanta & Richmond Air-Line Railway
Atlanta & West Point Railroad
Georgia Pacific Railway
Louisville & Nashville Railroad
Seaboard Air-Line Railway
Western & Atlantic
The original vision for the "Atlanta Beltline" was laid out in a masters thesis by a Georgia Tech student.
True
False
What was the name of the feasibility study that paved the way for the Atlanta Beltline's approval?
Beltline Master Plan
Beltline Economic Plan
Beltline Infrastructure Plan
Beltline Redevelopment Plan
Beltline Transportation Plan
Emerald Necklace Study
Garvin named his "Emerald Necklace Study" in honor of whom?
Which of the following are official goals of the Atlanta Beltline project today? (check all that apply)
33 miles of multi-use trails
22 miles of light rail transit
1,300 acres of new greenspace
5,600 units of affordable housing
1,000 breweries
30,000 permanent jobs
48,000 construction jobs
1,100 acres of environmental remediation
Economic development
Public art
Environmental remediation
Which of the following is NOT a Beltline neighborhood?
Collier Hills
Druid Hills
Hunter Hills
Peachtree Hills
Sylvan Hills
Just Us
Which of the following is NOT a proposed connecting point between Beltline transit and MARTA?
Bankhead Station
Five Points Station
Inman Park Station
Murphy Crossing
Lindburgh Station
Which of these is NOT a funding source for the Atlanta Beltline?
City of Atlanta
Governmental grants
Philanthropic donations
Public-private partnerships
Tax Allocation District
User impact fees
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