Voters in the Atlanta region will vote on a 1-cent sales tax for new transit projects. But one major county could stand in the way if its own project is not included.
Aug 11, 2011 Atlanta Journal-Constitution
The Atlanta Beltline Partnership's annual report shows how revitalization programs, workforce housing, parks and trails have been blossoming. Yet transit development has lagged behind, reports Kaid Benfield for The Atlantic.
Jul 27, 2011 The Atlantic
In rural Georgia, a New Urbanist style development is slowly materializing, andhoping to be a sustainable antidote to urban sprawl.
Jun 10, 2011 Architectural Record
The National Recreation and Parks Association is on a mission to fix up neglected parks around the country. Atlanta and D.C. are the first to benefit from their new program, "Parks Build Community."
Jun 6, 2011 USA Today
When asked to describe their town at a charrette, the residents of Canon chose words like "rundown", "courageous" and "eccentric". University of Georgia students and professors worked with locals to create a vision for the town.
May 5, 2011 The Frankling County Citizen
Why did the Census estimate Atlanta's population as 541,000 in 2009 and count only 420,000 people in 2010?
Apr 28, 2011 Atlanta Journal-Constitution
The Atlanta Regional Commission has delivered a massive wish list of 436 transit and transportation projects to be funded by a new sales tax increase. Ariel Hart reports that the proposal indicates that the region is clamoring for mass transit.
Apr 17, 2011 The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
In the housing crash of 2007, Atlanta's Pittsburgh community was a focal point for mortgage fraud, mortgage defaults, and foreclosure. By forming a nonprofit community land trust, Atlanta is working to turn the neighborhood around.
Apr 7, 2011 Shelterforce
The Atlanta BeltLine brings much promise to the city of Atlanta, but will elevated housing costs be an unwelcome addition? Atlanta is looking to a community land trust to preserve affordability for the long-term near this new asset.
Feb 15, 2011 Shelterforce Magazine
Getting around Atlanta can be a challenge, according to some in the city. And as growth continues, public transit will need to play a bigger part in moving the city, according to this article.
Jan 26, 2011 The Atlanta Journal-Constitution