Georgia

April 29, 2006, 7am PDT
Westside Village, a failed pet project of former Atlanta mayor Bill Campbell, has been given a new lease on life through public incentives and private investment. Officials hope the revitalization of its downtrodden neighborhood will follow.
Creative Loafing Atlanta
April 21, 2006, 9am PDT
Briarcliff Summit, built in 1925, has 200 units that are falling apart. Are the owners taking advantage of federal housing subsidies? Should the building be restored? If so, how will residents be impacted?
Creative Loafing Atlanta
April 13, 2006, 6am PDT
National Public Radio covers the success of Glenwood Park, a new urbanist development in car-dependent Atlanta.
National Public Radio
March 31, 2006, 9am PST
The ambitious park and transit plan for the city shows promise, but will low-income residents be left behind, as has been the case with similar city planning projects?
Grist
March 27, 2006, 9am PST
The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority is one of the only major transit agencies in the U.S. not to receive state funding, and one reverend is trying to change that.
Creative Loafing Atlanta
March 16, 2006, 2pm PST
"Soft-core urbanism" and gentrification are changing Atlanta's demographics and local politics.
The New York Times
March 13, 2006, 9am PST
The Georgia Department of Transportation proposes adding eight lanes to the already 15 lane wide stretch of Interstate Highway 75 that runs through the northern Atlanta suburbs.
Atlanta Journal Constitution
March 5, 2006, 7am PST
The Georgia ACLU has successfully petitioned the City of Atlanta to amend a law banning all graffiti, including commissioned graffiti art.
Creative Loafing Atlanta
March 4, 2006, 11am PST
A 'transportation visionary' running for office in Georgia may have the solution to controversial transit problems in the state.
Creative Loafing Atlanta
March 3, 2006, 1pm PST
The Slatin Report takes a measured look at Atlantic Station, and how it's remaking the map of Atlanta.
The Slatin Report
February 26, 2006, 5am PST
Herman 'Skip' Mason Jr. is a one man museum, with a personal history collection that preserves both the well-known and oft forgotten details of a proud culture.
Atlanta Creative Loafing
February 25, 2006, 1pm PST
The Altamaha Riverkeeper could be all that stands between Georgia's endangered coastline and the steady pace of new development.
Atlanta Creative Loafing
February 20, 2006, 9am PST
If signed into law, the bill would require local schools and state agencies to use fuel containing at least 2% biodiesel.
Creative Loafing Atlanta
February 18, 2006, 7am PST
An op-ed in Georgia's Gainesville Times calls Governor Sonny Perdue's roads-only approach to easing traffic congestion a "temporary solution".
Gainesville Times
February 16, 2006, 6am PST
Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin has called for a sweeping update of the city's zoning ordinance in the face of the 'McMansionization' of some of the city's intown neighborhoods.
Atlanta Journal Constitution
January 23, 2006, 10am PST
To arrest the trend of historic tear-downs with incompatable 'mega-mansions' built in their place, the City of Atlanta has placed a temporary halt to the practice.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
January 23, 2006, 6am PST
Meier, Piano, Calatrava, oh my! A host of starchitects have descended on Hotlanta, spicing up downtown's skyline.
Creative Loafing Atlanta
December 30, 2005, 7am PST
A new Atlanta ordinance requiring additional parking at nightclubs could put many out of business.
Atlanta Creative Loafing
December 30, 2005, 5am PST
Taking public transportation quite seriously in Atlanta.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
December 29, 2005, 1pm PST
Governor Sonny Perdue's Congestion Mitigation Task Force may give preference to highway-widening over other traffic reduction strategies.
Creative Loafing Atlanta