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Transportation tax funding has suddenly been diverted to a park project in Atlanta, and a few voices want to know why. The project still gained approval, however.
Atlanta needs federal funding to make its light rail and bus service dreams a reality, but it already has $2.5 billion in sales tax revenue to work with.
May 3, 2018, 2pm PDT
Five decades after the Fair Housing Act, racial inequality is still rampant in American cities. Trulia and the National Fair Housing Alliance collaborated on this report on four of them.
May 1, 2018, 1pm PDT
According to a new study, fewer than 10 percent of homes in the Dallas-Fort Worth area are priced for first-time buyers.
April 13, 2018, 1pm PDT
A sweeping set of bill approved by the State legislature could pave the way for a "transformational" investment in public transit throughout the Atlanta region.
April 13, 2018, 6am PDT
The National Park Service (NPS) recently commissioned a study to assess the integrity and condition of the Savannah National Historic Landmark District. That report recommends the district be categorized as “threatened.”
April 5, 2018, 2pm PDT
Despite the increasing number and intensity of natural disasters, some vulnerable states are relaxing building regulations and leaving the federal government to pick up the tab when tragedy strikes again.
March 23, 2018, 6am PDT
Homeowners in Atlanta might be eligible for $9 million in forgivable loans for home improvements if they meet the requirements of a new anti-displacement plan from Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms.
March 16, 2018, 5am PDT
Regional transportation officials gathered recently in Atlanta to tout a new era of regional cooperation, focused on delivering public transit improvements.
March 15, 2018, 6am PDT
TIGER grants aren't what they used to be, just like pretty much everything else in the federal government under the Trump Administration.
March 11, 2018, 9am PDT
Arriving this week. Like, practically right now.
March 11, 2018, 5am PDT
The amenity in highest demand for companies looking to develop office space in Atlanta might surprise people: it's access to public transit.
March 9, 2018, 5am PST
The Summerhill Bus Rapid Transit Project—on track to become the first bus rapid transit line in the state of Georgia—received a critical bath of funding from the federal government this week in the form of a $12.6 million TIGER grant.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
March 6, 2018, 6am PST
Tactical urbanism isn't just for big cities.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
March 2, 2018, 9am PST
A small grant with big meaning for the city of Chamblee.
March 1, 2018, 11am PST
Allison Arieff finds fault with the nation's uninspired conversation on infrastructure. When urban design projects have more emotional appeal, she argues, they can unify rather than divide.
February 28, 2018, 5am PST
According to one argument, the importance of developing affordable housing is a higher priority for the Atlanta BeltLine than a streetcar. It's a question of scarce funding, and how to spend it to the greatest public benefit.
February 26, 2018, 5am PST
Galleries and clubs ponder inevitable change and gentrification in South Atlanta as developers show interest.
February 15, 2018, 9am PST
A rising tide doesn't necessarily lift all boats—even in a time of (mostly) decreasing income inequality at the city level.
February 3, 2018, 11am PST
All of Fulton County, Georgia except Atlanta (which has its own transit plans) is moving forward with a new transit agenda.