Atlanta

Aftercar > NOW OPEN

(ideas.work.) Delayed, delayed, delayed, but guess what? One of Atlanta Magazine’s 2019 Most Anticipated Restaurants of the Year is finally open instead as a shared workspace and social house on the Atlanta Beltline’s Eastside Trail. Want to join right now? BECOME A MEMBER Want to learn more? ABOUT AFTERCAR If […]

Sixpitch > South River Under Siege.

(work.) This post first ran in the Saporta Report’s leadership blog: “Along the South River, Large Tracts of Tree Canopy Under Siege.” I wrote about how Atlanta’s South River watershed has been a dumping ground for generations – and even today, crazy things still happen down there. All the damage […]

WFAE > “yes in my back yard”

[press.] Charlotte’s NPR Station came searching for YIMBY advocates – Yes In My Back Yard – people fighting FOR density in their community as a critical approach to addressing the escalating costs of housing. David Boraks found some YIMBYs planning the future of Hulsey Yard on the Atlanta Beltline. “Finding […]

Rails to Trails Magazine > “a project explicitly designed to connect us is about as transformative as it gets.”

(press.)  This article for Rails to Trails Magazine was written by Rebecca Serna, executive director of the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition. It goes beyond the Atlanta Beltline to describe a culture that is “Transforming Atlanta.” Excerpt: “The BeltLine, as Woolard puts it, “is the one forum where it all comes together: […]

Random Rides

Here are video clips from various bike rides. “Spring Saturday Afternoon on the Atlanta Beltline.”  (videos.) 2014/04. Video (0:9:19) of an average weekend afternoon on the Atlanta Beltline. It’s mobbed. Runs the full length […]

Curbed > “the thesis was the easy part.”

(backstory.press.)  Here’s a Q&A update for Curbed Atlanta in late 2013. Link: “A Chat With The Guy Whose Thesis Birthed the Beltline.” Excerpt: Curbed: “So how has your life changed since “the thesis” started to become a reality?” Gravel: “The thesis was the easy part. Since then, I’ve changed jobs several times […]