Atlanta streetcar

Expansion Planned for Atlanta Streetcar

A proposed expansion of Atlanta's beleaguered downtown streetcar could turn the 'novelty' line into a truly useful transportation option in the car-centric city.

December 22, 2021 - Urbanize Atlanta


MARTA Asking Riders For Feedback On Route Redesign

Atlanta's transit agency is asking for public feedback before a major system redesign.

November 23, 2021 - The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

MARTA Station

$300 Million in Train Station Improvements Coming to Atlanta

Work on MARTA's Rail Station Rehabilitation Program will continue over several years, with some big changes for Downtown Atlanta included in the plan.

November 18, 2021 - Urbanize Atlanta


Downtown Atlanta Association Calls for Changes to Proposed BRT Line

The group expressed concerns with changes made to a key segment, which leaves riders with fewer connections to existing transit and does not position the line for future growth.

October 27, 2021 - Urbanize Atlanta

Atlanta BeltLine

Atlanta BeltLine Buying More Land for Affordable Housing

The agency has acquired 65 acres of properties reserved for affordable housing and job creation.

May 16, 2021 - Urbanize Atlanta

MARTA Station

Public Input Sought to Inform Designs of $646 Million in New Rail Cars for Atlanta

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.

May 7, 2021 - Urbanize Atlanta

Urban Revitalization

Streetcar Connection to the Beltline Could Benefit From Federal Funding

Flush with federal stimulus cash and angling for more, planners in Atlanta will explore alignment for a potential rail transit connection to the Beltline.

April 13, 2021 - Urbanize Atlanta

Bus Station Design Concept

Increasing the Ambition for an Atlanta-Area Express Bus Lane Project

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.

March 25, 2021 - Urbanize Atlanta

State Farm Building, Dunwoody, Atlanta

Massive Transit-Oriented Office Complex Takes Shape in Atlanta

The State Farm regional hub will house more than 8,500 employees and provide access to public transit and local amenities.

March 8, 2021 - Urbanize Atlanta

Atlanta, Georgia

$100 Million to Preserve Transit Oriented Affordable Housing in Atlanta

Atlanta continues its commitment to ensuring affordable housing supply in the city, announcing the most recent in a series of funded programs earlier this month.

January 14, 2021 - The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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New Updates on The Edge

HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research

New Updates on The Edge

HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research

New Case Study posted on HUD User

HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research

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