October 3, 2016, 6am PDT
Big projects are setting up Atlanta for a big future, argues Pete Saunders in a recent Forbes piece
September 29, 2016, 9am PDT
All is not well at the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership, after two prominent board members, including Ryan Gravel, who originally proposed the idea for the BeltLine, resigned this week.
September 23, 2016, 6am PDT
The people have chosen a name for a new tunnel-boring machine in Atlanta, and the name they chose is Driller Mike.
September 21, 2016, 1pm PDT
An op-ed directs a pointed pro-transit message to Gwinnett County near Atlanta.
September 19, 2016, 10am PDT
A $40 million development called Spoke is the latest example of a growing development trend in the Atlanta area: transit oriented development.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
September 3, 2016, 1pm PDT
Books! Maps! Data! Renderings! What more could you want from one week?
August 31, 2016, 9am PDT
If you live in Detroit, Atlanta, Seattle, or Los Angeles, you have more to look forward to in November than choosing Donald or Hillary. Major decisions concerning regional transportation are on the line.
August 30, 2016, 9am PDT
Other cities have taken notice of the smashing success of Klyde Warren Park in Dallas, Texas. Atlanta now wants a downtown cap park of its own.
August 3, 2016, 6am PDT
Atlanta Magazine has gathered together five of the often discussed, but never implemented, plans to move people effortlessly around Atlanta. And they've thrown in one canard to see if you've been paying attention.
July 28, 2016, 2pm PDT
MARTA's Five Points station will be the first to test an idea of building small soccer fields at multiple transit stations in the system.
July 20, 2016, 5am PDT
It's been 20 years since the city of Atlanta hosted the 1996 Summer Olympics. The city's National Public Radio station is exploring the legacy of the games.
July 11, 2016, 6am PDT
The 13 suburban cities of Fulton County agreed to a roads-only, .75-cent sales tax measure that needs to be approved by the county, while Atlanta voters will decide on a MARTA-only .50-cent sales tax. MARTA serves eight of the cities.
June 15, 2016, 2pm PDT
Atlanta is the latest among a roster of cities offering bikeshare systems around the United States. Few of those cities, however, are so decidedly devoted to the automobile.
June 2, 2016, 1pm PDT
The commissioner of the Georgia Department of Transportation warned Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed and MARTA CEO Keith Parker that unless corrective actions are not taken in many areas, e.g., maintenance, safety, he will shut down streetcar service.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
May 17, 2016, 1pm PDT
A bus fare doesn't exist in a vacuum. To understand the true cost of a transit ride, one report compared bus fares to the local minimum wage, revealing Atlanta, Dallas, and Salt Lake City to have the highest fares.
May 5, 2016, 9am PDT
Cities and fire departments around the country are struggling with the sudden explosion of start-ups promising to make your life easier by delivering gasoline straight to your vehicle.
April 28, 2016, 10am PDT
The 40-year-old system, second busiest in the nation after New York's, has seen ridership decline since 2010 as the region grows. A major cause is "frequency delays." The Washington Post reporters state that the subway has entered a death spiral.
April 11, 2016, 6am PDT
The first phase of the Atlanta Streetcar is open to the public, though the city has big plans to extend the line. One planning academic hopes to redirect the planning process.
April 5, 2016, 11am PDT
When suburban voters and political leaders oppose transit funding sales taxes, the entire region experiences the consequences. Atlanta is the latest case study in this political dynamic.
April 5, 2016, 6am PDT
Driven by economic and demographic trends, poverty in "outer ring" suburbs is on the rise. Since 2000, Atlanta's suburbs have seen the highest rate of change in poverty of any comparable metro region.