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The agency has acquired 65 acres of properties reserved for affordable housing and job creation.
Urbanize Atlanta
5 days ago
After reconfiguring the 14th Street Bridge, which crosses the Downtown Connector (I-75/I-85) in Atlanta, the Midtown Alliance and the city have their sights set on similar multi-modal improvements for the 10th Street Bridge.
May 7, 2021, 6am PDT
Atlanta's new fleet of rail cars, expected for delivery in 2023, will include open gangways. Other design features of the new cars are still to be determined.
Urbanize Atlanta
May 5, 2021, 10am PDT
A program to pay property-tax increases of nearby homeowners is welcome, but "about ten years too late," one advocate says.
Next City
April 30, 2021, 5am PDT
The Atlanta Department of City Planning has identified 877 acres of land on 490 parcels for potential affordable housing development.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
April 28, 2021, 6am PDT
The city's comparatively affordable rents and low unemployment rate have attracted new residents during a year when many big cities saw their population growth slow.
Urbanize Atlanta
April 26, 2021, 6am PDT
Inspiration for the cause of putting a 25-acre park on top of a 14-lane freeway.
Urbanize Atlanta
April 19, 2021, 6am PDT
The first phase of a new 0.9-mile segment of the Atlanta Beltline, known as the Northeast Trail, is now open for recreation and active mobility.
The Atlanta Journal Constitution
April 16, 2021, 6am PDT
Resistance mounts to the zoning reforms gaining traction in the United States.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
April 13, 2021, 6am PDT
Flush with federal stimulus cash and angling for more, planners in Atlanta will explore alignment for a potential rail transit connection to the Beltline.
Urbanize Atlanta
April 7, 2021, 11am PDT
Several new bike projects in the Atlanta area are slated to begin construction this year.
Atlanta Magazine
March 25, 2021, 6am PDT
The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority recently proposed ambitious station design concepts to supplement the Georgia Department of Transportation's plans for a 16-mile express bus lane system on Ga. Highway 400.
Urbanize Atlanta
March 23, 2021, 6am PDT
Under the new regulations, homeowners must register for a license and collect city hotel taxes for short-term rental properties.
Atlanta Journal Constitution
March 19, 2021, 7am PDT
The BeltLine Special Services District, first proposed in January 2021, already has a green light from the Atlanta City Council.
Urbanize Atlanta
March 18, 2021, 5am PDT
One of the most ambitious zoning reform efforts in the country is still in early stages, and the public has taken notice.
Buckhead Reporter
March 8, 2021, 7am PST
The State Farm regional hub will house more than 8,500 employees and provide access to public transit and local amenities.
Urbanize Atlanta
February 23, 2021, 5am PST
The billion-dollar project would create a 25-acre park and 3.5 miles of new bike and pedestrian routes.
Urbanize Atlanta
February 15, 2021, 9am PST
One Atlanta neighborhood is experimenting with an ownership model that lets residents buy shares in a community-owned property.
Next City
February 10, 2021, 7am PST
The city of Atlanta has released an analysis of the first three years of an Inclusionary Zoning policy for neighborhoods around the Beltline.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
January 27, 2021, 7am PST
Traffic from the area's booming distribution centers is damaging local roads and causing concern among residents.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution