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.
Nov 21, 2015   Atlanta Journal-Constitution
<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
With the rise of corporate farming and the decline of small farming operations, Americans are increasingly disconnected from their food. Some are attempting to counteract this disconnect through local small farming operations known as Community Supported Agriculture. Exclusive
May 19, 2008  By Greg Ramsey
<p>Typically considered a poster child for sprawl, Atlanta's leaders and residents are now trying to steer the city's growth and development down a greener path.</p>
May 15, 2008
<p>Water shortages have hammered the Atlanta region. But despite the drought, one real estate developer is planning to build a huge water park.</p>
May 8, 2008   The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
<p>A survey of residents in metro Atlanta shows that 58% of residents would support an additional 1-cent tax to fund public transit.</p>
Apr 26, 2008   The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
<p>The satirical news show <em>The Colbert Report</em> takes a look at the "BumBot" -- a robot used by an Atlanta bar owner to dispel vagrants from his property. Some citizens say the robot is dehumanizing, but others call it a hero.</p>
Apr 25, 2008   Colbert Report
<p>In the sprawling Atlanta region, some and bus lines are experiencing overcrowding due to the soaring number of transit commuters.</p>
Apr 19, 2008   Atlanta Journal Constitution
<p>NPR's Climate Connections series explores how American's lifestyles affect climate change. In this first of two articles, Elizabeth Shogren introduces an Emory University researcher who moves out of Atlanta into her 'dream house' in the suburbs.</p>
Apr 7, 2008   National Public Radio
<p>Atlanta's Livable Communities Coalition has begun scoring development projects on 50 smart growth criteria and has recommended approval of its first project, a mixed-use development in Cobb County.</p>
Apr 1, 2008   Atlanta Journal Constitution
<p>Atlanta's ambitious plans for inner-city rail were downsized, as New Urbanist Andres Duany criticized the City's implementation of his vision for streetcars in Midtown Atlanta.</p>
Mar 28, 2008   Atlanta Journal Constitution