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The contract is signed, after years of planning, Bikeshare is coming to Atlanta as part of an ambitious goal to double the number of bike commuters in the city by 2016.
2 days ago   Atlanta Creative Loafing
<p>Transportation planners in metropolitan Atlanta have drawn up a preliminary map that outlines what an ambitious 12-county transit system could look like.</p>
Aug 31, 2007   The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
<p>Neighbors are so far unsuccessful in their attempts to prevent one homeowner from erecting a 45-foot high windmill turbine generator in his yard.</p>
Aug 24, 2007   The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
<p>Four unincorporated communities in Atlanta have become new cities...and outsourced neary all government services to private corporations.</p>
Aug 20, 2007   The Los Angeles Times
<p>The City of Atlanta and a group of investors have purchased another plot of land for the city's Beltline project -- a loop of open spaces, rail lines, and housing and retail developments. This is the first plot purchased in more than a year.</p>
Aug 9, 2007   The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
<p>Ellen Dunham-Jones, director of the architecture program at Georgia Tech, thinks architects and planners need to understand suburbia better before they can begin the work of retrofitting our sprawling development patterns towards smart growth.</p>
Aug 1, 2007   The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
<p>Planners and environmentalists are hopefully that the use of transfer development rights (TDR) in the Chattahoochee Hill Country south of Atlanta can serve as a model for land conservation efforts nationwide.</p>
Jul 31, 2007   USA Today via Builder Online
<p>An Atlanta city councilwoman is trying to launch an affordable-housing program based on leveraging homes abandoned due to the mortgage-lending crisis.</p>
Jul 30, 2007   Atlanta Business Chronicle
<p>In Atlanta, one gardening enthusiast has taken on the challenge of improving MARTA stations using his green thumb.</p>
Jul 26, 2007   The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
<p>Tax incentives of nearly $10 million have been approved for hotel and condo development on one of Georgia's struggling state parks, but some worry that providing tax breaks leaves little or no money left for park maintenance and improvements.</p>
Jul 26, 2007   The Atlanta Jounral-Constitution
<p>Metro Atlanta ranks highly in many "best places" lists. But there's one ranking the region is not proud of -- it has the second least healthy commute in the nation.</p>
Jul 26, 2007   The Atlanta Journal-Constitution