Built Environment Analysis Outline

T.  The incidental nature of Atlanta’s founding, 20th-century influence of automotive manufacturers, and racially-motivated transportation policy have combined to create the city’s transportation crisis.   I.  Atlanta evolves around rail transit hub a.  Western and Atlantic Railroad/Thrasherville b.  Convergence of rail lines/Terminus/Marthasville/Atlanta   II. Influence of automotive manufacturers a.  Large investment in manufacturing facilities continues to this day b.  Purchase and dismantling of streetcar system by GM in 1949 c.  Massive road construction projects   III.  Racially-motivated transportation policy a.  Routing of interstates through black communities b.  Denial of funding to MARTA from inception c.  Resistance to transit connections by outlying...

Digital Record 4: Dragoncon Mobile App

The Dragon Con mobile app puts presenters, events, scheduling, and maps in the palm of your hand.  The current year’s version is generally released about six weeks prior to the convention, and can be downloaded through the website or Google Play.  Here is a screenshot of the 2015...

Digital Record 2: Dragoncon Presenters Page

Screen capture of the “Who to See” tab from the Dragon Con main page.  Here may be found information on all presenters, performers, vendors, artists, and special guests attending this year’s event.  This section is constantly updated, as many guests do not confirm until the last...
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