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

https://download.ted.com/talks/RyanGravel_2016S-480p.mp4?apikey=172BB350-0008Urban 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.