The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

August 31, 2007, 6am PDT
<p>Transportation planners in metropolitan Atlanta have drawn up a preliminary map that outlines what an ambitious 12-county transit system could look like.</p>
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August 24, 2007, 10am PDT
<p>Neighbors are so far unsuccessful in their attempts to prevent one homeowner from erecting a 45-foot high windmill turbine generator in his yard.</p>
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August 9, 2007, 7am PDT
<p>The City of Atlanta and a group of investors have purchased another plot of land for the city's Beltline project -- a loop of open spaces, rail lines, and housing and retail developments. This is the first plot purchased in more than a year.</p>
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
August 1, 2007, 6am PDT
<p>Ellen Dunham-Jones, director of the architecture program at Georgia Tech, thinks architects and planners need to understand suburbia better before they can begin the work of retrofitting our sprawling development patterns towards smart growth.</p>
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July 26, 2007, 10am PDT
<p>In Atlanta, one gardening enthusiast has taken on the challenge of improving MARTA stations using his green thumb.</p>
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July 26, 2007, 6am PDT
<p>Metro Atlanta ranks highly in many "best places" lists. But there's one ranking the region is not proud of -- it has the second least healthy commute in the nation.</p>
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July 19, 2007, 8am PDT
<p>Despite doomsayers' claims that low-density Atlanta would never take to car sharing, Flexcar, the largest car sharing company in the U.S., is expanding its presence in the city.</p>
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
July 6, 2007, 10am PDT
<p>Having gone 25 years without a comprehensive review of all routes and operations, officials at MARTA -- metro Atlanta's transit system -- have decided that the time is finally right for an overhaul.</p>
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June 26, 2007, 7am PDT
<p>Fear of hurricanes, high housing costs, and prohibitive insurance premiums are driving coastal Florida residents north to Atlanta. Real estate agents and developers are happy, but the region is already strained by growth.</p>
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
June 7, 2007, 9am PDT
<p>Assaults and property crimes are also up in 2006, according to recently released FBI data. City officials are hoping the increase is a one-time occurrence, and not a trend that could endanger its ongoing urban revitalization efforts.</p>
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June 2, 2007, 9am PDT
<p>Transportation Secretary Peters and the head of Georgia's Dept. of Transportation chatted about grandchildren during a recent visit, but forgot to discuss the region's stalled commuter rail project.</p>
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May 30, 2007, 9am PDT
<p>In their annual trip to cities that work better than theirs does, Atlanta leaders visit Vancouver to see first-hand the benefits of density, transit and regional planning.</p>
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May 24, 2007, 2pm PDT
<p>Though not mentioned in this article, a Hope VI-funded revitalization of Atlanta's Carver Homes housing project led to the development of a school which is now being considered as a city-wide model.</p>
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May 20, 2007, 11am PDT
<p>Metro Atlanta's boom probably won't last unless state and local leaders tackle the worsening traffic and begin investing in public transit.</p>
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May 17, 2007, 6am PDT
<p>Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International is the world's busiest passenger airport. But the federal government thinks it may not be enough to handle future demand. A $1 million grant will enable the region to crunch the numbers.</p>
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April 25, 2007, 6am PDT
<p>As suburbanites who moved to the City of Atlanta to avoid crushing traffic congestion are ironically realizing, over-stressed in-town roads are buckling under the pressure of exponentially increasing usage. But help may not be on the way.</p>
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April 16, 2007, 12pm PDT
<p>A consultant's report recommends Atlanta codify the protection of artists' spaces in new zoning. Many cities are trying to redress the "Catch-22" of gentrification -- the displacement of artists from neighborhoods they helped turn around.</p>
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April 5, 2007, 2pm PDT
<p>Confirming what Atlanta residents have long sensed based on mind-numbing traffic and high-rise condo towers breeding like bunnies, the Census Bureau announced that the Atlanta region has added more residents since 2000 than any other U.S. metro.</p>
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April 1, 2007, 11am PDT
<p>Atlanta's famously high levels of in-migration are propping up the regional housing market, even as other metro areas experience declines - or collapses - of their residential sectors.</p>
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March 31, 2007, 1pm PDT
<p>Only three governments in Metro Atlanta support the local rail transit system. While the Atlanta City Council voted to extend the sales tax funding the system, some elected officials would like to put the issue to a public vote.</p>
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