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6 hours ago
A New York Times article explains and, potentially, introduces the community land trust concept, which has proven immensely capable of preventing displacement and foreclosures while advancing homeownership and racial equity.
The New York Times
7 hours ago
Resistance mounts to the zoning reforms gaining traction in the United States.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
3 days ago
Flush with federal stimulus cash and angling for more, planners in Atlanta will explore alignment for a potential rail transit connection to the Beltline.
Urbanize Atlanta
April 7, 2021, 11am PDT
Several new bike projects in the Atlanta area are slated to begin construction this year.
Atlanta Magazine
March 25, 2021, 6am PDT
The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority recently proposed ambitious station design concepts to supplement the Georgia Department of Transportation's plans for a 16-mile express bus lane system on Ga. Highway 400.
Urbanize Atlanta
March 23, 2021, 6am PDT
Under the new regulations, homeowners must register for a license and collect city hotel taxes for short-term rental properties.
Atlanta Journal Constitution
March 19, 2021, 7am PDT
The BeltLine Special Services District, first proposed in January 2021, already has a green light from the Atlanta City Council.
Urbanize Atlanta
March 18, 2021, 5am PDT
One of the most ambitious zoning reform efforts in the country is still in early stages, and the public has taken notice.
Buckhead Reporter
March 8, 2021, 7am PST
The State Farm regional hub will house more than 8,500 employees and provide access to public transit and local amenities.
Urbanize Atlanta
February 24, 2021, 8am PST
The county of Henry, located in the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA metropolitan statistical area, is updating its 30-year Transit Master Plan.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
February 23, 2021, 5am PST
The billion-dollar project would create a 25-acre park and 3.5 miles of new bike and pedestrian routes.
Urbanize Atlanta
February 15, 2021, 9am PST
One Atlanta neighborhood is experimenting with an ownership model that lets residents buy shares in a community-owned property.
Next City
February 10, 2021, 7am PST
The city of Atlanta has released an analysis of the first three years of an Inclusionary Zoning policy for neighborhoods around the Beltline.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
February 1, 2021, 11am PST
The Atlanta suburb is taking advantage of a state project on SR-400 to add bike and pedestrian infrastructure to three area bridges.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
January 27, 2021, 7am PST
Traffic from the area's booming distribution centers is damaging local roads and causing concern among residents.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
January 21, 2021, 8am PST
A financial plan to get the Atlanta Beltline across the finish line.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
January 20, 2021, 7am PST
The "Atlanta City Design: Housing" initiative is one of the most ambitious planning reform efforts of any large U.S. city, but it's just getting started.
City Monitor
January 14, 2021, 6am PST
Atlanta continues its commitment to ensuring affordable housing supply in the city, announcing the most recent in a series of funded programs earlier this month.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
January 8, 2021, 7am PST
Ronald Brownstein, a senior editor at The Atlantic, coins a new political-geographic term in the wake of the Georgia U.S. Senate runoff elections to describe a shift in the political alignment of nearly all large metropolitan areas in the nation.
The Atlantic
January 6, 2021, 5am PST
A down payment on a $100 million investment in affordable housing is moving forward in Atlanta.
The Atlanta Voice