Built Environment Analysis Draft

map atl roads

 

 

 

 

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Define terms: infrastructure, public transit, arterial road, sprawl, etc

 

 

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Thesis:

Atlanta’s infrastructure contains inherent flaws which prevent it from adequately coping with the level of traffic. While the city does have public transit options, the urban sprawl has greatly outpaced them in size compared to other metropolitan areas of a similar size.

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elaborate on thesis and outline main points

 

 

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Figure explaining types of roads

Figure explaining types of roads

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  1. Infrastructure Flaws (layout of roads) compared to other cities (lack of arterial road, causes and effects of sprawl)

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Map of the four MARTA subway lines

Map of the four MARTA subway lines

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2. Public transit flaws compared to other metropolitan areas

-Miami

-Munich

-Hamburg

-Barcelona                                                                                      ]

 

Logo of Renew Atlanta

Logo of Renew Atlanta

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3. Plans to counteract this (Renew Atlanta)

 

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4. Conclusion/Final Thoughts

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Bibliography/Sources (more to be added):

“List of Metropolitan Areas by Population.” Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia 28 Mar. 2016. Wikipedia. Web. 14 Apr. 2016.
“Is It Game Over for Atlanta?” Aaron M. Renn. N.p., 20 Nov. 2011. Web. 14 Apr. 2016.
“List of United States Rapid Transit Systems by Ridership.” Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia 4 Apr. 2016. Wikipedia. Web. 14 Apr. 2016.
“Atlanta Is No New York: Getting Behind the Obvious – Curbed Atlanta.” N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Apr. 2016.
“Arterial Road.” Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia 5 Aug. 2015. Wikipedia. Web. 14 Apr. 2016.
“I-285 Wreck Shows Lack of Arterial Roads | Www.ajc.com.” N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Apr. 2016.
“Chicago’s Street Grid vs Atlanta’s Funneling Arteries.” ATL Urbanist. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Apr. 2016.

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