Georgia

Anthony Flint discusses how "Silicon Valley-level innovative thinking" is making zoning more exciting than, well, anyone ever thought zoning codes could be.
6 days ago   CityLab
<p>A joint venture between a prominent African-American church and a private developer is trying to breath new life into Atlanta's Auburn Avenue.</p>
Jun 5, 2007   International Herald Tribune
<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
<p>Transportation Secretary Peters and the head of Georgia's Dept. of Transportation chatted about grandchildren during a recent visit, but forgot to discuss the region's stalled commuter rail project.</p>
Jun 2, 2007   The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
<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>
May 30, 2007   The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
<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>
May 24, 2007   The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
<p>The City of Savannah is picking up where its founder started by adding a new 56-acre mixed-use project originally envisioned as part of its 1733 master plan.</p>
May 24, 2007   The New York Times
<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>
May 20, 2007   The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
<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>
May 17, 2007   The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
<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>
Apr 25, 2007   The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
<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>
Apr 16, 2007   The Atlanta Journal-Constitution