Atlanta

6 days ago
To discourage users from peeing on elevators at Atlanta MARTA stations, new urine detection technology is being installed as part of rehab plans.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
6 days ago
Having learned from a pair of recent controversies, the city of Atlanta is ready to study and draft a new tree ordinance.
Reporter Newspapers
June 5, 2017, 12pm PDT
A federal lawsuit alleges that the city of Atlanta is overstepping its bounds by threatening the removal of murals and other art located on private property.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
June 5, 2017, 5am PDT
The city of Atlanta recently gained a windfall of transit funding revenue in the form of a half-cent sales tax. The question now becomes whether the city can maximize the $2.5 billion investment.
Streetsblog USA
June 2, 2017, 6am PDT
The Atlanta metropolitan area is facing an estimated 2.5 million new residents by 2040. Some current residents are surprised at some of the neighborhoods accommodating that growth.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
May 27, 2017, 1pm PDT
Atlanta announces its leadership on the issue of renewable energy
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
May 24, 2017, 6am PDT
Two of the highest-profile planners in the city of Atlanta, Tim Keane and Ryan Gravel, have teamed up to lead a creative visioning process that could help lead Atlanta to a new era of planning and development.
Atlanta
April 25, 2017, 8am PDT
Parking lots at MARTA stations have been filling up quickly as Atlantans adjust to their commutes without I-85, after the major freeway collapsed earlier this week.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
April 21, 2017, 5am PDT
No freeway no cry.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
April 16, 2017, 1pm PDT
The destruction of an expanse of I-85 in Atlanta means the heavily travelled freeway will be closed for months. The disaster that was predicted to follow, however, has so far failed to materialize.
City Observatory
April 4, 2017, 10am PDT
While Atlanta gets ready for new transit service, its suburbs may not be so lucky.
Curbed Atlanta
March 8, 2017, 5am PST
The city of Atlanta is building new housing, but very little of it is affordable. A new bond is intended to make a dent in that trend.
WABE
February 15, 2017, 1pm PST
Six regions have been selected for funding as part of the Strong, Prosperous and Resilient Communities Challenge, or SPARCC. A local news outlet reports on the potential benefits of the program for Atlanta.
Atlanta Business Chronicle
February 15, 2017, 6am PST
The Atlanta Braves are decamping for the suburbs this spring.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
February 9, 2017, 5am PST
The best city for taking transit to the airport, according to one ranking, is also known for car culture and sprawl.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
February 6, 2017, 2pm PST
Atlanta's quickly growing region means many communities are seeking to incorporate. Several controversial processes, however, have compelled the state to reform the incorporation process.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
January 15, 2017, 9am PST
A call to action for Atlanta: some of the city's treasured landmarks could disappear in 2017 if the city doesn't embrace a culture of preservation.
SaportaReport
January 12, 2017, 1pm PST
About 50 transportation measures appeared on local ballots on November 8, 2016. To date, Planetizen reviewed outcomes in nine regions in six states. Here we compare the measures in terms of revenue, taxes, projects, and reasons for failure.
Planetizen
December 24, 2016, 11am PST
In a move that will enable the $350 million redevelopment of Underground Atlanta, the city has agreed to hand over ownership and control of public streets to the developer.
Creative Loafing
December 12, 2016, 8am PST
A motion in City Council would open the door to new protections for gentrifying areas.
Atlanta Daily World