Budget cuts are dramatically reshaping many local governments. This piece from <em>The Atlanta Journal-Constitution</em> looks at how the recession will restructure governments in the Atlanta area.
Mar 23, 2010 The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Officials in Atlanta are pushing forward with plans to build a streetcar, despite being left out of a recent federal stimulus-led package of transportation grants.
Feb 18, 2010 The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Negotiations between the states of Georgia, Alabama and Florida can remain secret, according to a recent federal ruling.
Jan 12, 2010 The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Idling commuter buses in Atlanta cause air pollution and traffic congestion, and locals are getting fed up.
Jun 13, 2009 The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
A Georgia town that had outsourced its municipal services to a private company is ending its contract, citing budgetary restraints.
May 7, 2009 The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Atlanta school leaders consider renegotiating a Tax Allocation District (TAD) agreement that was set up to help fund projects such as the Beltline, a 22-mile loop of transit, trails, parks and development around the city.
Apr 17, 2009 The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Atlanta has been recognized as having some of the lowest proportion of greenspace per capita. The city has borrowed more than $100 million in its commitment to create more parks.
Feb 18, 2009 The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
According to the Urban Land Institute, there is no need for Atlanta to continue building; currently, there is more than four times more construction going on than there is office spaced being used.
Nov 13, 2008 The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Desperate to sell dilapidated, foreclosed homes, as well as to lure in local governments willing to build affordable housing, the Department of Housing and Urban Development is offering those properties for just a dollar.
Nov 7, 2008 The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
That's how landscape architect Edward L. Daugherty sees his job. “I think if there is a thread in my work, it’s to help people use the space that is available,” he says in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution as a retrospective of his work opens.
Oct 17, 2008 The Atlanta Journal-Constitution