September 27, 2017, 5am PDT
Two of the most prominent planners in Atlanta have released a book to help set an agenda for equity as the city grows in the next two decades.
Next City
September 14, 2017, 10am PDT
Large-scale adaptive reuse projects like the BeltLine in Atlanta receive praise in many circles. But they can also release a flurry of speculation, severely threatening affordability.
September 3, 2017, 11am PDT
Three big projects are proposed for the neighborhood of South Downtown in Atlanta.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
August 30, 2017, 9am PDT
The Atlanta Braves left Turner Field, located in the Southeast Atlanta neighborhood of Summerhill, in 2016 to heavy criticism. Now the stadium has new life as the home to the Georgia State football program.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
August 22, 2017, 6am PDT
A draft of the Downtown Atlanta Master Plan will be made public on September 13, 2017. The plan focuses on revitalizing the city's urban core.
Atlanta Intown
August 20, 2017, 1pm PDT
Public notice signs rarely garner much attention. Atlanta's planning department is changing that by partnering with a private design firm. The result? More striking signage.
Fast Co. Design
July 30, 2017, 5am PDT
The city of Atlanta received one of six grants totaling $100,000 from outdoor retailer REI to install a protected bike lane on Westview Drive. A year later the bike lane has been removed and the experience has inspired a lot of soul searching.
July 18, 2017, 6am PDT
An investigative collaboration between the Georgia News Lab and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has produced a scathing critique of Atlanta Beltline Inc., the organization shepherding one of the nation's most ambitious public works projects.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
July 17, 2017, 11am PDT
In downtowns across America, booming development has come at the expense of crucial homeless services that have traditionally located there.
July 13, 2017, 12pm PDT
Emory University wants the city of Atlanta to annex its campus. Transit benefits and more could await.
The Wall Street Journal
July 10, 2017, 8am PDT
The I-85 bridge collapse forced many people living and working in and around Atlanta to make new transportation choices. Now, just months later, the region is back to business as usual.
Curbed Atlanta
July 3, 2017, 5am PDT
Not everybody has the same definition of vibrant, but Atlanta recently chose the way of Times Square and the Sunset Strip.
June 29, 2017, 2pm PDT
With a new wave of transit and active transportation investment coming to Atlanta, thanks to two new sales taxes, advocates are mobilizing to ensure that the investments won't leave low-income residents behind. It's a concept worth considering.
Streetsblog USA
June 21, 2017, 12pm PDT
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
June 21, 2017, 10am PDT
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.