Georgia

Companies looking for creative class cache have begun to locate in Atlanta's Midtown and spilling over into neighboring districts.
5 days ago   Upstart Business Journal
<p>Tom Coffin is tasked with fining those who remove Atlanta trees without a proper permit, but last week he was fired, allegedly for complaining about the “almost total lack of enforcement” by other arborists.</p>
Aug 10, 2008   The New York Times
<p>Neal Peirce sums up the movement across the country in cities like Houston, Denver, and Charlotte towards improved transit systems, while latecomer Atlanta wakes up to their transit deficit.</p>
Aug 4, 2008   Citiwire.net
<p>The population of white people in Atlanta is growing larger by the day, a demographic shift many say is bringing about major changes in the city. This article from <em>Governing</em> says other cities are seeing similar trends.</p>
Jul 19, 2008   Governing
<p>City officials in Snellville, near Atlanta, claim they cannot stop the pending arrival of a new crematorium along a busy street and near homes.</p>
Jul 16, 2008   The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
<p>Renee Lewis Glover, president and CEO of the Atlanta Housing Authority, reflects on the troubled history of housing projects in Atlanta, GA, as the last of its kind in the city is demolished.</p>
Jul 6, 2008   The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
<p>Washington D.C.'s recent lift of its citywide handgun ban could signal a change for other cities with similar bans, like L.A. and Atlanta.</p>
Jun 27, 2008   NPR
<p>Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue has surprised many in the state by reversing his position and pledging full support for commuter rail in metropolitan Atlanta.</p>
Jun 20, 2008   The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
<p>Today is "Dump the Pump" Day, an annual event created by the American Public Transportation Association to bring awareness to the benefits of public transit. Transit agencies across the country are offering free rides, including many in Florida.</p>
Jun 19, 2008   By Tim Halbur
<p>This article from <em>Reason</em> argues that a double-decker traffic tunnel can effectively reduce congestion in Atlanta -- one of the most congested cities in America.</p>
Jun 4, 2008   Reason
<p>If you demolish a building, then recreate it exactly in a different spot, will it retain its original character? Atlantans may find out.</p>
May 24, 2008   The Atlanta Journal-Constitution