Georgia

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.
6 days ago   Atlanta Journal-Constitution
<p>Politicians in Georgia are pushing a resolution that would redraw the state's border with Tennessee so that a plentiful river would lie within the boundaries of water-poor Georgia.</p>
Feb 11, 2008   The Tennessean
<p>A federal court has ruled that Metropolitan Atlanta cannot increase its draw of water from Lake Lanier, a ruling viewed as a major victory for Alabama and Florida which has been quarreling with Georgia over the reservoir's water for years.</p>
Feb 8, 2008   The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
<p>This opinion piece from the <em>Atlanta Journal-Constitution</em> argues that the city has many reasons to support streetcar proposals.</p>
Feb 6, 2008   The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
<p>A proposed streetcar system in Atlanta has raised many questions about feasibility and funding.</p>
Jan 31, 2008   The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
<p>A streetcar has been proposed for Pechtree Street in Atlanta, but with the bulk of project's funding to come from a tax hike along the streetcar's route, some are concerned that gathering political support will be difficult.</p>
Jan 15, 2008   Creative Loafing
<p>A new approach to urbanism in suburban Atlanta, the Tributary community is based on a mixed-use master plan integrating and interconnecting a range of residential neighborhoods, a village center, a town center, and more.</p>
Jan 14, 2008   Terrain.org: A Journal of the Built & Natural Environments
<p>Citing staff inexperience, the head of Georgia's Department of Transportation has raised the idea of abandoning all of the state's toll road plans.</p>
Jan 12, 2008   The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
<p>Plans are moving forward for Atlanta's broad Beltline project, including parkspace, mixed use development and transit. But this piece from the <em>Atlanta Journal-Constitution</em> argues that a grand vision is needed to harness the momentum.</p>
Jan 9, 2008   The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
<p>The expansive Beltline transit and parkspace development planned for Atlanta is being hindered by one man's lawsuits over the legality of the funding used to build it.</p>
Jan 3, 2008   The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
<p>Poor planning has put Atlanta in the drought-stricken position it's in now, and there are few signs that anything is changing on that front, according to this editorial from the <em>Atlanta Journal-Constitution</em>.</p>
Dec 23, 2007   The Atlanta Journal-Constitution