Georgia

November 5, 2006, 9am PST
<p>A recent op-ed bemoans the state of Atlanta's traffic congestion, and calls a reversal of current road widening policies, which have done little to help solve the region's transportation woes.</p>
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
November 3, 2006, 9am PST
<p>Created nine months ago as the latest -- and perhaps last -- tool to develop regional transit in Metro Atlanta, the Transit Planning Board now struggles to even make a quorum.</p>
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
October 17, 2006, 1pm PDT
<p>Wal-Mart is adapting its suburban big-box format the to sensibilities of urban residents in larger cities. Atlanta's new store includes a decidedly more upscale mix of products.</p>
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
October 13, 2006, 8am PDT
<p>Did the city of Atlanta make a mistake by letting a deal with a mega-developer fall apart or did it have no choice?</p>
Creative Loafing
October 12, 2006, 9am PDT
<p>The head of Atlanta's most prominent development firm expects transplanted suburbanites to balloon the city's intown population to over 800,000 by 2020. These numbers far exceed Atlanta's regional planning agency forecasts of 650,000 residents.</p>
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
October 9, 2006, 6am PDT
<p>With an estimated $50 billion spent by gay men and lesbians on travel in 2005, Atlanta joins a list of other major cities looking to tap into this lucrative market.</p>
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
October 3, 2006, 5am PDT
A new Brookings Institution report finds Georgia and Atlanta to be among the top refugee resettlement centers in the United States.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
September 25, 2006, 9am PDT
Atlanta's proposed transit and recreation loop using largely abandoned rail lines as a spur to economic development was dealt a damaging blow as a suburban developer backed out of plans to build condo towers along the line.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
September 20, 2006, 11am PDT
Care to ride a bus shaped like a fish? Sample a new sofa on a rapid-transit train? See locally produced artworks? MARTA's marketing consultant says you might. But the system's riders just want on-time arrivals.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
September 13, 2006, 9am PDT
A week after its glowing profile in the New York Times, Atlanta's Beltline project could now be in jeopardy as a suburban developer threatens to sell his critical piece of the proposed transit corridor.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
September 10, 2006, 7am PDT
Designed to allow transit users the freedom of car-rentals-by-the-hour, Flexcars are now available throughout central Atlanta. But will anybody really use them?
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
September 7, 2006, 6am PDT
A plan is unfolding to create a 22-mile loop of green space and transit routes in downtown Atlanta, one of the most car-dependent cities in America. The plan started out as a graduate student's thesis and is now fully adopted by the city.
The New York Times
September 5, 2006, 2pm PDT
Without a viable mass transit system and concentrated employment centers, Atlanta should reduce allowable density and build more roads, says one columnist.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
September 4, 2006, 9am PDT
Neither first nor second generation immigrants, those who migrated with their parents to America as children are often caught between the old world and the new.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
September 3, 2006, 5am PDT
After years of inactivity, new mixed-use developments are sprouting around MARTA transit stations.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
August 29, 2006, 10am PDT
While New Urbanism seems to have caught on in and around Atlanta, high home prices mean that the average homebuyer isn't benefiting.
Pine Magazine
August 21, 2006, 12pm PDT
Though the central city's numerous building cranes and new developments fueled population-gain assumptions, new government and regional estimates seem to confirm that intown Atlanta is experiencing a continuing renaissance.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
July 26, 2006, 7am PDT
An investor from Los Angeles grabs Atlanta's tallest tower for its biggest price.
The Slatin Report
July 18, 2006, 2pm PDT
Neal Peirce comments on the role of private investment in mega-road projects.
The Washington Post Writers Group
July 5, 2006, 6am PDT
With a history of bulldozing older buildings to accommodate the new, it is not surprising that many modernist structures are threatened by Atlanta's growth. The question remains, are these buildings people want to save?
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution