The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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>
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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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March 27, 2007, 11am PDT
<p>Despite being sued over its construction, a developer built a parking deck against code and severely limited the potential of the remaining downtown block it sits on.</p>
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March 23, 2007, 8am PDT
<p>Recently released Census population estimates project Metro Atlanta surpassing five million residents for the first time. The metropolitan statistical area is up to a whopping 28 counties.</p>
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March 21, 2007, 10am PDT
<p>The city is responding to a new parking survey by adding uniform public parking signage and revising its parking structure zoning.</p>
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March 14, 2007, 6am PDT
<p>Georgia and South Carolina have announced plans to build a port at the mouth of the Savannah River, jointly operated by the two states.</p>
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March 9, 2007, 12pm PST
<p>Despite their larger sizes, recent bungalows built in three of Atlanta's most historic neighborhoods nevertheless are sensitive to the look and scale of their surroundings.</p>
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February 20, 2007, 7am PST
<p>With Metro Atlanta's senior population set to mushroom, the region's planning agency says that area communities are not prepared to deal with the consequences of an aging population.</p>
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February 15, 2007, 12pm PST
<p>As the city plans to demolish most of its public housing, the only publicly-subsidized units remaining will be offered to senior citizens. Displaced residents will be given counseling and vouchers enabling them to live anywhere in the country.</p>
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February 15, 2007, 10am PST
<p>The ambitious plan proposes to transform Peachtree Street with new streetcars, parks and other amenities. But skeptics wonder if such a massive overhaul is feasible -- or even necessary.</p>
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January 30, 2007, 6am PST
<p>A broad study of the travel habits and neighborhood choices of more than 18,000 Atlanta residents has found that a third of the people living in suburbs would have preferred a more walkable neighborhood.</p>
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January 18, 2007, 2pm PST
<p>Supporters of the proposed $300 million Panama City-Bay County International Airport -- including the well-heeled St. Joe company -- talk of economic development. Opponents call the facility the "Airport to Nowhere."</p>
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January 3, 2007, 2pm PST
<p>With some of the nation's longest between-stop distances, MARTA will assess the feasibility of leveraging the densification of intown Atlanta to construct new stations on existing rail lines.</p>
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December 25, 2006, 9am PST
<p>The successes of mass transit and light rail in similarly car-oriented cities should be enough of an excuse for Atlanta to give it a try, according to this opinion piece from the <em>Atlanta Journal-Constitution</em>.</p>
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
December 14, 2006, 10am PST
<p>Though the numbers show that ridership on MARTA's rail service is up 10 percent, the increase could only be a result of new fare gates that have curbed turnstile-jumping.</p>
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December 6, 2006, 11am PST
<p>A report from the Transportation Research Board shows that Hispanic immigrants are largely responsible for an up-tick in carpooling in Atlanta, Georgia.</p>
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December 6, 2006, 7am PST
<p>Known mostly for paving over everything in sight, the Georgia Department of Transportation has surprised its critics by spending $10 million to retrofit an interstate bridge into a mini-park connecting the Georgia Tech campus.</p>
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
November 28, 2006, 8am PST
<p>As the ranks of Mexico's rich swell, the haves and the have-nots in Mexico City are living increasingly separate lives. Walled cities are being built to separate the upper and lower classes in Mexico's capital, while bullet-proof evening wear is selling briskly.</p>
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
November 14, 2006, 10am PST
<p>With elections over, Atlanta's major newspaper calls for state and local politicians to take the steps necessary to develop multi-modal transportation options in the region.</p>
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