Plagued by foreclosures, DeKalb County Georgia is buying up properties and creating a land bank in hopes of spurring redevelopment.
Aug 17, 2011 Atlanta Journal Constitution
The Georgia legislature recently passed the Transportation Investment Act of 2010, which could greatly transform the urban realm in Atlanta and the rest of the state. The key phrase here is "could".
Apr 29, 2010 Atlanta Journal Constitution
<p>In the sprawling Atlanta region, some and bus lines are experiencing overcrowding due to the soaring number of transit commuters.</p>
Apr 19, 2008 Atlanta Journal Constitution
<p>Atlanta's Livable Communities Coalition has begun scoring development projects on 50 smart growth criteria and has recommended approval of its first project, a mixed-use development in Cobb County.</p>
Apr 1, 2008 Atlanta Journal Constitution
<p>Atlanta's ambitious plans for inner-city rail were downsized, as New Urbanist Andres Duany criticized the City's implementation of his vision for streetcars in Midtown Atlanta.</p>
Mar 28, 2008 Atlanta Journal Constitution
<p>The city council is considering new rules to prevent oversized homes on small lots, but some residents in older areas of the city are worried that the new regulations will stall redevelopment.</p>
Jul 11, 2007 Atlanta Journal Constitution
<p>While many smart growth advocates embrace the idea of allowing congestion to worsen to encourage the public to drive less, a recent opinion column argues the strategy can only work if good alternatives to driving exist.</p>
Jun 5, 2007 Atlanta Journal Constitution
The Georgia Department of Transportation proposes adding eight lanes to the already 15 lane wide stretch of Interstate Highway 75 that runs through the northern Atlanta suburbs.
Mar 13, 2006 Atlanta Journal Constitution
Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin has called for a sweeping update of the city's zoning ordinance in the face of the 'McMansionization' of some of the city's intown neighborhoods.
Feb 16, 2006 Atlanta Journal Constitution
The free market tends to produce density and growth patterns similar to smart growth argues Jay Bookman.
Dec 5, 2005 Atlanta Journal Constitution