Atlanta Journal-Constitution

September 1, 2016, 7am PDT
In an era where cities all over the world are allowing larger and taller wood-framed buildings, the city of Sandy Springs just approved sweeping limitations on the construction practice.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
July 11, 2016, 6am PDT
The 13 suburban cities of Fulton County agreed to a roads-only, .75-cent sales tax measure that needs to be approved by the county, while Atlanta voters will decide on a MARTA-only .50-cent sales tax. MARTA serves eight of the cities.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
July 7, 2016, 6am PDT
Cobb County, Georgia recently approved the "Accessory Special Event Parking" ordinance to limit parking operations around the Atlanta Braves' new stadium.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
May 17, 2016, 1pm PDT
A bus fare doesn't exist in a vacuum. To understand the true cost of a transit ride, one report compared bus fares to the local minimum wage, revealing Atlanta, Dallas, and Salt Lake City to have the highest fares.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
March 23, 2016, 5am PDT
A half-cent sales tax to fund an expansion of MARTA has been paired back to $2.5 billion and the city limits of Atlanta instead of $8 billion for the region, but Atlanta voters will have a chance to decide on the new tax despite its near demise.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
November 21, 2015, 11am PST
A half-cent sales tax measure, potentially headed to the ballot in November 2016, has mayors and city councils in metropolitan Atlanta seeking alliances and racing to establish funding priorities.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
July 23, 2015, 5am PDT
After a stunning financial turnaround and with new political support, MARTA is proposing a massive expansion of commuter rail, with rail links from Atlanta into Fulton and DeKalb counties.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
February 27, 2014, 9am PST
A new bill approved by the state of Georgia's House of Representatives makes it illegal to remain in the fast lane when a faster vehicle approaches from behind.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
January 30, 2014, 9am PST
The Atlanta Braves are planning a new stadium, opening in 2017, in suburban Cobb County. How much residual development investment should local stakeholders expect?
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
August 11, 2011, 9am PDT
Voters in the Atlanta region will vote on a 1-cent sales tax for new transit projects. But one major county could stand in the way if its own project is not included.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
April 28, 2011, 12pm PDT
Why did the Census estimate Atlanta's population as 541,000 in 2009 and count only 420,000 people in 2010?
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
October 29, 2010, 6am PDT
Mayor Kasim Reed unveiled a plan on Mondayto make Atlanta one of the "greenest" cities in the U.S.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
August 16, 2010, 12pm PDT
Cities in Metropolitan Atlanta are rallying against a regional sales tax increase aimed at raising money for the area's transportation needs.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
April 3, 2010, 7am PDT
A growing number of cities and towns in the Atlanta area are not only using social media, but using it innovatively, reports Shane Blatt.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
January 28, 2010, 8am PST
2010 may turn out to be a landmark year for public transportation in the Atlanta metropolitan area, with legislation that could let municipalities levy sales tax increases to help fund transit projects.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
December 21, 2009, 8am PST
In a close vote last week, the Sandy Springs, Georgia City Council approved a rezoning for a Church of Scientology but rejected the building expansion they were hoping for. The Church plans to sue under RLUIPA.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
August 3, 2009, 8am PDT
With a 32-story tower occupied only part-time by a single family, America's real estate bust may be most apparent in Fort Meyers.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
May 29, 2009, 2pm PDT
Pine Lake, Georgia City Council Member Melanie Hammet finds songwriting inspiration in the issues of land use planning.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
May 27, 2009, 8am PDT
Construction begins on Aerotropolis Atlanta, an unusual "live-work-play mini-city" development going up close to Atlanta's Hartsfield Airport- so close, in fact, that there will be a connecting walkway directly to the new international terminal.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
May 13, 2009, 5am PDT
Atlanta is seen by many as the economic powerhouse of the South. But some say Charlotte's progress in providing transit and reducing traffic may begin to tip the scales.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution