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Georgia

April 30, 2019, 7am PDT
New maps show demographic trends in voting after a March special election to expand MARTA in the Atlanta region.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
April 8, 2019, 8am PDT
Atlanta might transform Peachtree Street into a very different kind of public space.
What's Next ATL (Atlanta Regional Commission)
April 2, 2019, 1pm PDT
After nearly 20 years of progress in pedestrian safety, fatalities started climbing again in 2010. In 2018, pedestrian deaths jumped to levels not seen in decades.
NPR
December 26, 2018, 1pm PST
The city is considering zoning updates, including legalization of accessory dwelling units and smaller apartment buildings, which would increase density and provide more housing.
SaportaReport
December 23, 2018, 11am PST
Tim Keane says quality design isn’t negotiable and developers need to aim higher.
SaportaReport
November 19, 2018, 7am PST
Housing costs are rising in Atlanta, while available affordable housing has decreased. The Atlanta Housing Authority needs to ramp up construction after a lull in development.
Atlanta
November 15, 2018, 2pm PST
Cities outside of the big coastal tech hubs have characteristics well suited for the high-tech sector.
TechCrunch
January 17, 2018, 11am PST
Pundits predicted that a privately-funded passenger rail system in Florida would fail to materialize. Those predictions were wrong, and now company officials are eyeing regional expansion.
Modern Cities
Blog post
January 13, 2016, 1pm PST
The suburbs most likely to prosper are those with wealth and/or walkability.
Michael Lewyn
December 7, 2015, 6am PST
In the United States, urban wealth and poverty are often quite segregated. But they can also be next-door neighbors. This article looks at cities with the highest and lowest levels of income inequality.
Atlanta Business Chronicle
April 23, 2012, 1pm PDT
Ellen Barry reports on the Georgian government's plans for Lazika, "its grandiose city of the future", which will be based on the Chinese concept of the instant city.
The New York Times
October 14, 2011, 8am PDT
In Atlanta, plans called for a five-building development in the suburb of Dunwoody. With only three buildings completely built, the Providence Group decided to turn the undeveloped land into a park.
Builder
March 10, 2009, 5am PDT
Half a year after the area erupted in violence, the South Ossetia region of Georgia is struggling to rebuild.
International Herald Tribune