Creative Loafing Atlanta

February 8, 2016, 1pm PST
The city of Atlanta is undertaking a wide-ranging review of its current zoning code in the hopes of implementing form-based codes for more of the city.
Creative Loafing Atlanta
July 29, 2014, 7am PDT
While the plan to transform the Bellwood Quarry into Westside Reservoir Park waits, as it has done for eight years, an Atlanta councilmember proposes locating the endangered Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center near the site.
Creative Loafing Atlanta
August 12, 2013, 1pm PDT
In the aftermath of the disappointing defeat of a one-cent regional sales tax transportation measure, the city council is considering two measures to raise transportation revenue, one being a parking tax based on a Georgia Tech masters thesis.
Creative Loafing Atlanta
May 27, 2013, 9am PDT
An app for locating discarded tires and a program to map the condition of the city's sidewalks are two examples of local initiatives aimed at improving Atlanta's environment. With the Mayor's embrace, the city is trying to catch up to tech trends.
Creative Loafing Atlanta
March 20, 2013, 2pm PDT
With Atlanta's first new streetcar line in a century set to be completed next year, transit advocates are putting recent defeats behind them and studying how to expand the system.
Creative Loafing Atlanta
February 20, 2013, 10am PST
The Atlanta City Council approved spending cash from a quality of life bond package to fund several improvements, including $2.5 million in bicycle projects. Among the projects to be funded are the city's first bike boulevard.
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October 7, 2012, 9am PDT
Atlanta is getting its first green bicycle lane, raised cycle track, bicycle signal and two-stage left-turn box near Tech Square.
Creative Loafing Atlanta
April 29, 2006, 7am PDT
Westside Village, a failed pet project of former Atlanta mayor Bill Campbell, has been given a new lease on life through public incentives and private investment. Officials hope the revitalization of its downtrodden neighborhood will follow.
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April 21, 2006, 9am PDT
Briarcliff Summit, built in 1925, has 200 units that are falling apart. Are the owners taking advantage of federal housing subsidies? Should the building be restored? If so, how will residents be impacted?
Creative Loafing Atlanta
March 27, 2006, 9am PST
The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority is one of the only major transit agencies in the U.S. not to receive state funding, and one reverend is trying to change that.
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March 5, 2006, 7am PST
The Georgia ACLU has successfully petitioned the City of Atlanta to amend a law banning all graffiti, including commissioned graffiti art.
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March 4, 2006, 11am PST
A 'transportation visionary' running for office in Georgia may have the solution to controversial transit problems in the state.
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February 20, 2006, 9am PST
If signed into law, the bill would require local schools and state agencies to use fuel containing at least 2% biodiesel.
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February 10, 2006, 10am PST
Michael Mills is not what you might expect out of Wal-Mart's southern spokesman.
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January 23, 2006, 6am PST
Meier, Piano, Calatrava, oh my! A host of starchitects have descended on Hotlanta, spicing up downtown's skyline.
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December 29, 2005, 1pm PST
Governor Sonny Perdue's Congestion Mitigation Task Force may give preference to highway-widening over other traffic reduction strategies.
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June 25, 2005, 7am PDT
A multi-millionaire is developing what some call the first true smart growth neighborhood in the city.
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November 12, 2004, 6am PST
A new Atlanta exhibit chronicles the strange world of China’s ‘scavenger economy.’
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November 11, 2004, 12pm PST
New, wealthier residents could be using a neighborhood organization to push out older residents.
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February 6, 2004, 12pm PST
Georgia lawmakers have raided the state's Hazardous Waste Trust Fund, leaving 539 toxic sites untended.
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