Photos: In Atlanta, weedy MARTA parking lots have transformed into a modern hub

Mixed-use “Edgewood Park” project could be a template for transit-focused redevelopment on a human scale

These days, a stroll through Edgewood shows how MARTA’s push for transit-oriented development has continued to bear fruit despite the pandemic.

What used to be a vast, usually two-thirds empty parking lot has transformed into “Edgewood Park,” a 6.3-acre project with five distinct components, including a public greenspace.

MARTA has entered into long-term ground leases with developer Columbia Ventures to build the mixed-use hub, similar to other TOD partnerships, according to Stephany Fisher, the transit agency’s spokesperson.

Project leaders updated Urbanize Atlanta this week on where all aspects of Edgewood Park stand. …

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Source: Urbanize Atlanta