September 27, 2018, 1pm PDT
The final version of the More MARTA plan—a plan to spend $2.7 billion on the Atlanta region's public transit system—will be up for consideration in October.
September 18, 2018, 5am PDT
The redevelopment plan for the "Gulch" site could have created a potential Amazon headquarters location, but it's been tabled over concern about the return on the city's investment.
The Atlanta-Journal Constitution
September 17, 2018, 10am PDT
Emory College printed an editorial supporting a MARTA light rail line on the Clifton Corridor.
September 13, 2018, 6am PDT
Survey says...More MARTA.
September 7, 2018, 7am PDT
The Westside Park at Bellwood Quarry could eventually become the city of Atlanta's largest park.
September 4, 2018, 10am PDT
Open space and mixed-use developments could make the Chattahoochee River, where it runs along the border of Atlanta, more accessible. A proposed trail along the river took a tangible step forward recently.
September 1, 2018, 7am PDT
With $2.5 billion in new transit funding generated by a half-cent sales tax, Atlanta has choices about the future of its public transit systems. One advocate says investments should target economic mobility for low-income communities.
August 23, 2018, 12pm PDT
The tax allocation district set up to capture development value created by the Atlanta BeltLine has fallen short of its intended goals for creating and preserving affordable housing.
July 27, 2018, 12pm PDT
While the Atlanta Department of City Planning includes a Office of Mobility Planning that spearheads efforts to provide new opportunities for non-automobile modes of transportation, the city lacks a consolidated transportation department.
July 2, 2018, 10am PDT
In a new report, U.S. PIRG and the Frontier Group describe nine costly highway projects amounting to $30 billion in their fourth annual "Highway Boondoggles" report. All share the theme of induced travel demand.
June 30, 2018, 7am PDT
Vikki Consiglio wants to create “high-end” town, leaving debt and poorer residents behind.
June 29, 2018, 12pm PDT
Due in part to a parking shortage, Atlanta firms are doling out higher rents to get closer to MARTA stations.
June 8, 2018, 1pm PDT
The busiest airport in the world may also become a center for aviation innovation.
Atlanta Journal Constitution
June 6, 2018, 7am PDT
They say if you love something, you should set it free.
The Atlanta-Journal Constitution
June 5, 2018, 8am PDT
The state of Georgia's Opportunity Zones designations included one choice that raised questions about the purpose of the new federal program.
May 25, 2018, 10am PDT
Transportation tax funding has suddenly been diverted to a park project in Atlanta, and a few voices want to know why. The project still gained approval, however.
May 24, 2018, 7am PDT
Atlanta needs federal funding to make its light rail and bus service dreams a reality, but it already has $2.5 billion in sales tax revenue to work with.
May 3, 2018, 2pm PDT
Five decades after the Fair Housing Act, racial inequality is still rampant in American cities. Trulia and the National Fair Housing Alliance collaborated on this report on four of them.
May 1, 2018, 1pm PDT
According to a new study, fewer than 10 percent of homes in the Dallas-Fort Worth area are priced for first-time buyers.
April 13, 2018, 1pm PDT
A sweeping set of bill approved by the State legislature could pave the way for a "transformational" investment in public transit throughout the Atlanta region.