A mere day after the Interior Department announced it would permanently block drilling in much of the Arctic Refuge by designating it as wilderness, it proposed allowing drilling in the Gulf, along Atlantic coast, and surprisingly, offshore Alaska.
3 days ago   McClatchy Washington Bureau
<p>While many smart growth advocates embrace the idea of allowing congestion to worsen to encourage the public to drive less, a recent opinion column argues the strategy can only work if good alternatives to driving exist.</p>
Jun 5, 2007   Atlanta Journal Constitution
<p>Transportation Secretary Peters and the head of Georgia's Dept. of Transportation chatted about grandchildren during a recent visit, but forgot to discuss the region's stalled commuter rail project.</p>
Jun 2, 2007   The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
<p>In their annual trip to cities that work better than theirs does, Atlanta leaders visit Vancouver to see first-hand the benefits of density, transit and regional planning.</p>
May 30, 2007   The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
<p>Though not mentioned in this article, a Hope VI-funded revitalization of Atlanta's Carver Homes housing project led to the development of a school which is now being considered as a city-wide model.</p>
May 24, 2007   The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
<p>The City of Savannah is picking up where its founder started by adding a new 56-acre mixed-use project originally envisioned as part of its 1733 master plan.</p>
May 24, 2007   The New York Times
<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