This report, Liveanomics: Urban liveability and Economic Growth, examines the issue of liveability in cities and the role of business within cities.
The Atlanta Beltline is featured as an example of how business helps build city liveability. The Atlanta BeltLine—a US$2.8 billion redevelopment project that will create a network of public parks, trails and transit systems along a historic railway corridor—has received financial support from companies such as Cox Enterprises, an Atlanta media group, and Kaiser Permanente, a healthcare group.
Ryan Gravel, urban designer and senior associate, who developed the idea for the BeltLine project, is quoted in this report.
Read more in the Economist Intelligence Unit Report.