Special Atlanta Urban Growth Series On CNN

This story is an adaptation of CNN's special urban planning report, "Where We Live," which will air Sunday, October 1 at 10 p.m. EDT.

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October 1, 2000, 11:00 AM PDT

By Chris Steins @urbaninsight

"For 20 years, the so-called 'crossroads of the South' has been a boomtown awash in jobs, money and growth. Now the consequences of that growth are catching up with Atlantans, forcing residents to make some difficult lifestyle decisions: Long commutes or smaller houses? Good schools or more time with the kids? Crowded roads or public transportation? Clean air and water or unrestricted economic growth?" The feature also includes a fascinating virtual reality image of the heat island caused by Atlant's growth.

Thanks to Chris Steins

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