Atlanta Introduces Electric Buses
In a nod to Earth Day, MARTA added three electric buses to its transit fleet this week, with plans to expand the electric fleet to 12 buses.
On-Demand Transit Grows in Georgia
From small rural towns to metro Atlanta, Georgia communities are experimenting with on-demand transit to improve connections to existing transit and offer transportation to isolated communities.
How Rural Transit Systems Are Doing More With Less
With limited resources and dispersed service areas, rural transit systems are turning to technology to provide on-demand service and improve transit options for residents.
Light Rail Plans Could Become Bus Rapid Transit Plans in Atlanta
Light rail on the Clifton Corridor was once a centerpiece of a $2.7 billion, 40-year transit expansion plans funded by a voter-approved sales tax. Now MARTA is considering using bus rapid transit on the corridor instead.
Atlanta To Nix Peachtree Pedestrian Project
Rather than committing to a new direction for urban design, Atlanta is backpedaling on a 'people-friendly' makeover on three blocks of Peachtree Street.
Atlanta Urges Tactical Urbanism To Speed Up Vision Zero Goals
The city's department of transportation has released a guide to help community groups implement low-cost 'tactical urbanism' projects.
As Projected Beltline Costs Rise, Atlanta Considers Other Options
MARTA's light rail project could cost more than twice original estimates, prompting the agency to weigh different routes and the potential for bus rapid transit as an alternative to rail.
Separated Bike Lanes, Traffic Calming Coming to Decatur Street
Decatur's Church Street is set to undergo a transformation that will reduce traffic lanes, add cycletracks, and widen sidewalks in an effort to make the corridor more 'people-friendly.'
Green Infrastructure Thinking for Southern Cities in 2022 and Beyond
Resilience planning requires communities to think of a well planned and maintained tree canopy as a public utility system with multiple benefits.
Tim Keane, Atlanta Planning Commissioner, Headed to a New City
Tim Keane, who has led the Atlanta Department of City Planning since 2015, is set to take a new job in a new city.
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