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Georgia

March 8, 2019, 2pm PST
Malls in metropolitan Atlanta are thinking outside the (big) box to reposition in the age of the retail apocalypse.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
March 6, 2019, 8am PST
Georgia's House Bill 511 is progressing through the State Legislature with the potential to change funding and governance of transit in the city while taxing rides with taxi, limousine, and ride-hailing companies.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
February 26, 2019, 2pm PST
Suburban Gwinnett County could change the course of its history by finally voting to connect to the Atlanta region's transit network.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
February 21, 2019, 5am PST
Advocates and experts are still working to further the idea of capping a Downtown freeway connector in Atlanta—a project called "The Stitch."
Curbed Atlanta
February 6, 2019, 7am PST
Cobb County is supposed to join a new regional transit authority called The Atl, but it hasn't chosen how to fund its participation yet.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
February 3, 2019, 1pm PST
Traffic and cars play a central role in the social media chatter surrounding the Super Bowl in Atlanta.
Planetizen
February 3, 2019, 11am PST
The hot dogs cost $1,999,999,998 less than the stadium, and either $199,999,998 or $699,999,998 less than taxpayers invested in the stadium.
CBS News
February 3, 2019, 9am PST
The pedestrian bridge connecting Mercedes-Benz Stadium to a nearby transit stop won't be open in time for the Super Bowl, despite the city allocating an additional $12 million in funding for exactly that goal.
Curbed Atlanta
February 3, 2019, 7am PST
The city of Atlanta pledged to clear the city's homeless encampments before the Super Bowl.
WABE
February 3, 2019, 5am PST
Twenty-four-hour service is a bigger deal than the game, if you're a fan of public transit and don't care that much for the sport of football.
Atlanta Intown
January 24, 2019, 1pm PST
Atlanta has wanted to update its tree ordinance since 2014.
SaportaReport
January 17, 2019, 11am PST
CEO and General Manager Jeffrey Park urged a "moonshot for transit" to keep up with population growth over the next 40 years.
Smart Cities Dive
January 9, 2019, 6am PST
The city of Atlanta approved its largest development project since the 1960s back in November, but still needed the school district to sign off on a funding plan to help for the $1.9 billion in public subsidies that will support the project.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
January 5, 2019, 7am PST
The commute costs Atlanta residents more than in any other city, according to new analysis by Educated Driver.
Atlanta Journal Constitution
January 4, 2019, 1pm PST
A comprehensive study to revitalize the Atlanta regional waterfront, dubbed the Chattahoochee RiverLands project, is now underway.
Saporta Report
December 26, 2018, 1pm PST
The city is considering zoning updates, including legalization of accessory dwelling units and smaller apartment buildings, which would increase density and provide more housing.
SaportaReport
December 23, 2018, 11am PST
Tim Keane says quality design isn’t negotiable and developers need to aim higher.
SaportaReport
December 10, 2018, 12pm PST
Approval of two plans to bring new transit modes to the Atlanta region, reaching into the suburbs, mark a turning point in the transit history of the Southeast.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
November 24, 2018, 1pm PST
There's plenty of heat on Atlanta's development map.
Curbed Atlanta
November 19, 2018, 7am PST
Housing costs are rising in Atlanta, while available affordable housing has decreased. The Atlanta Housing Authority needs to ramp up construction after a lull in development.
Atlanta