University of Georgia College of Environment and Design Professor Jack Crowley has taken to the pages of a local publication to explain some of the thinking behind the proposed Downtown Athens Master Plan.
3 days ago   Flagpole
Care to ride a bus shaped like a fish? Sample a new sofa on a rapid-transit train? See locally produced artworks? MARTA's marketing consultant says you might. But the system's riders just want on-time arrivals.
Sep 20, 2006   The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
A week after its glowing profile in the New York Times, Atlanta's Beltline project could now be in jeopardy as a suburban developer threatens to sell his critical piece of the proposed transit corridor.
Sep 13, 2006   The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Designed to allow transit users the freedom of car-rentals-by-the-hour, Flexcars are now available throughout central Atlanta. But will anybody really use them?
Sep 10, 2006   The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
A plan is unfolding to create a 22-mile loop of green space and transit routes in downtown Atlanta, one of the most car-dependent cities in America. The plan started out as a graduate student's thesis and is now fully adopted by the city.
Sep 7, 2006   The New York Times
Without a viable mass transit system and concentrated employment centers, Atlanta should reduce allowable density and build more roads, says one columnist.
Sep 5, 2006   The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Neither first nor second generation immigrants, those who migrated with their parents to America as children are often caught between the old world and the new.
Sep 4, 2006   The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
After years of inactivity, new mixed-use developments are sprouting around MARTA transit stations.
Sep 3, 2006   The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
While New Urbanism seems to have caught on in and around Atlanta, high home prices mean that the average homebuyer isn't benefiting.
Aug 29, 2006   Pine Magazine
Though the central city's numerous building cranes and new developments fueled population-gain assumptions, new government and regional estimates seem to confirm that intown Atlanta is experiencing a continuing renaissance.
Aug 21, 2006   The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
An investor from Los Angeles grabs Atlanta's tallest tower for its biggest price.
Jul 26, 2006   The Slatin Report