The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

February 19, 2008, 10am PST
<p>A proposal to demolish a local library and replace it with a shopping center has angered and mobilized artists in Atlanta who say the building does more for the community than the new revenue from the redevelopment ever will.</p>
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
February 12, 2008, 6am PST
<p>Lawmakers in Georgia are looking to loosen water restrictions, enabling people to fill their swimming pools and water their plants despite a statewide drought.</p>
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
February 8, 2008, 9am PST
<p>A federal court has ruled that Metropolitan Atlanta cannot increase its draw of water from Lake Lanier, a ruling viewed as a major victory for Alabama and Florida which has been quarreling with Georgia over the reservoir's water for years.</p>
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
February 6, 2008, 6am PST
<p>This opinion piece from the <em>Atlanta Journal-Constitution</em> argues that the city has many reasons to support streetcar proposals.</p>
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
January 31, 2008, 9am PST
<p>A proposed streetcar system in Atlanta has raised many questions about feasibility and funding.</p>
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
January 12, 2008, 7am PST
<p>Citing staff inexperience, the head of Georgia's Department of Transportation has raised the idea of abandoning all of the state's toll road plans.</p>
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
January 9, 2008, 9am PST
<p>Plans are moving forward for Atlanta's broad Beltline project, including parkspace, mixed use development and transit. But this piece from the <em>Atlanta Journal-Constitution</em> argues that a grand vision is needed to harness the momentum.</p>
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
January 3, 2008, 12pm PST
<p>The expansive Beltline transit and parkspace development planned for Atlanta is being hindered by one man's lawsuits over the legality of the funding used to build it.</p>
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
December 26, 2007, 7am PST
<p>Nearly every community talks about attracting more entrepreneurs. But aside from programs like SCORE, which assists entrepreneurs with business plans, and some efforts at growing venture-capital funds, most communities scratch their heads over how to</p>
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
December 23, 2007, 1pm PST
<p>Poor planning has put Atlanta in the drought-stricken position it's in now, and there are few signs that anything is changing on that front, according to this editorial from the <em>Atlanta Journal-Constitution</em>.</p>
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
December 18, 2007, 1pm PST
<p>Atlanta's traffic problems are beginning to affect businesses' decisions to relocate there.</p>
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
December 14, 2007, 12pm PST
<p>Plans have just been announced for a large park space in Atlanta, circled by pedestrian friendly developments, including 5,000 units of housing and mixed use developments. But making it happen will require a lot of cooperation.</p>
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
November 26, 2007, 6am PST
<p>Many new developments in metropolitan Atlanta are embracing walkability.</p>
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
November 1, 2007, 9am PDT
<p>Droughts are causing many Georgia municipalities to tightly restrict water use, but just across the border in Alabama is a city that has plenty of water to spare.</p>
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
October 20, 2007, 9am PDT
<p>Traditional public housing complexes are on the way out in Atlanta as the city looks to move all of its low-income residents to a system of renting with Section 8 housing vouchers.</p>
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
September 24, 2007, 8am PDT
<p>County officials in Georgia have once again extended their moratorium on residential rezonings as they weigh whether changes will encourage sprawl. The latest extension will stretch the original 90-day moratorium to nearly a year.</p>
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
September 18, 2007, 10am PDT
<p>A new study shows that property values have spiked around the proposed parkway, threatening to price lower-income residents out of their homes.</p>
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
September 17, 2007, 12pm PDT
<p>Property taxes along Atlanta's proposed Beltline -- a 22-mile loop of park and trails ringing downtown -- are rising sharply, threatening to displace the poor that live in adjacent areas.</p>
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
September 13, 2007, 7am PDT
<p>An analysis of Census figures shows that the number of long-distance commuters -- those who spend more than 90 minutes on their average commute -- has increased.</p>
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
September 6, 2007, 9am PDT
<p>A landowner in suburban Atlanta who had planned to sell his property to Wal-Mart is now suing the city of Duluth over a big-box moratorium that he claims is not in the best interest of the city.</p>
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