Georgia

In a significant first, the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority is seeking ideas for developing the air rights above four urban rail stations.
4 days ago   Atlanta Business Chronicle
<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
<p>This CNN video report looks at an Atlanta city councilperson's proposal to fight back against McMansions and limit the size of houses.</p>
Apr 16, 2007   CNN
<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>
Apr 5, 2007   The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
<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>
Apr 1, 2007   The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
<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>
Mar 31, 2007   The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
<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>
Mar 27, 2007   The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
<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>
Mar 23, 2007   The Atlanta Journal-Constitution