The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

May 30, 2007, 9am PDT
<p>In their annual trip to cities that work better than theirs does, Atlanta leaders visit Vancouver to see first-hand the benefits of density, transit and regional planning.</p>
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
May 24, 2007, 2pm PDT
<p>Though not mentioned in this article, a Hope VI-funded revitalization of Atlanta's Carver Homes housing project led to the development of a school which is now being considered as a city-wide model.</p>
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
May 20, 2007, 11am PDT
<p>Metro Atlanta's boom probably won't last unless state and local leaders tackle the worsening traffic and begin investing in public transit.</p>
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
May 17, 2007, 6am PDT
<p>Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International is the world's busiest passenger airport. But the federal government thinks it may not be enough to handle future demand. A $1 million grant will enable the region to crunch the numbers.</p>
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
April 25, 2007, 6am PDT
<p>As suburbanites who moved to the City of Atlanta to avoid crushing traffic congestion are ironically realizing, over-stressed in-town roads are buckling under the pressure of exponentially increasing usage. But help may not be on the way.</p>
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
April 16, 2007, 12pm PDT
<p>A consultant's report recommends Atlanta codify the protection of artists' spaces in new zoning. Many cities are trying to redress the "Catch-22" of gentrification -- the displacement of artists from neighborhoods they helped turn around.</p>
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
April 5, 2007, 2pm PDT
<p>Confirming what Atlanta residents have long sensed based on mind-numbing traffic and high-rise condo towers breeding like bunnies, the Census Bureau announced that the Atlanta region has added more residents since 2000 than any other U.S. metro.</p>
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
April 1, 2007, 11am PDT
<p>Atlanta's famously high levels of in-migration are propping up the regional housing market, even as other metro areas experience declines - or collapses - of their residential sectors.</p>
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
March 31, 2007, 1pm PDT
<p>Only three governments in Metro Atlanta support the local rail transit system. While the Atlanta City Council voted to extend the sales tax funding the system, some elected officials would like to put the issue to a public vote.</p>
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
March 27, 2007, 11am PDT
<p>Despite being sued over its construction, a developer built a parking deck against code and severely limited the potential of the remaining downtown block it sits on.</p>
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
March 23, 2007, 8am PDT
<p>Recently released Census population estimates project Metro Atlanta surpassing five million residents for the first time. The metropolitan statistical area is up to a whopping 28 counties.</p>
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March 21, 2007, 10am PDT
<p>The city is responding to a new parking survey by adding uniform public parking signage and revising its parking structure zoning.</p>
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
March 14, 2007, 6am PDT
<p>Georgia and South Carolina have announced plans to build a port at the mouth of the Savannah River, jointly operated by the two states.</p>
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
March 9, 2007, 12pm PST
<p>Despite their larger sizes, recent bungalows built in three of Atlanta's most historic neighborhoods nevertheless are sensitive to the look and scale of their surroundings.</p>
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
February 20, 2007, 7am PST
<p>With Metro Atlanta's senior population set to mushroom, the region's planning agency says that area communities are not prepared to deal with the consequences of an aging population.</p>
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
February 15, 2007, 12pm PST
<p>As the city plans to demolish most of its public housing, the only publicly-subsidized units remaining will be offered to senior citizens. Displaced residents will be given counseling and vouchers enabling them to live anywhere in the country.</p>
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
February 15, 2007, 10am PST
<p>The ambitious plan proposes to transform Peachtree Street with new streetcars, parks and other amenities. But skeptics wonder if such a massive overhaul is feasible -- or even necessary.</p>
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
January 30, 2007, 6am PST
<p>A broad study of the travel habits and neighborhood choices of more than 18,000 Atlanta residents has found that a third of the people living in suburbs would have preferred a more walkable neighborhood.</p>
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
January 18, 2007, 2pm PST
<p>Supporters of the proposed $300 million Panama City-Bay County International Airport -- including the well-heeled St. Joe company -- talk of economic development. Opponents call the facility the "Airport to Nowhere."</p>
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
January 3, 2007, 2pm PST
<p>With some of the nation's longest between-stop distances, MARTA will assess the feasibility of leveraging the densification of intown Atlanta to construct new stations on existing rail lines.</p>
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