Atlanta City Council approved a transportation plan that involves a “re-alignment” of the city away from cars. Advocates reminded Council about previous plans to fix up the city for pedestrians, cyclists and public transit customers.
By King Williams At the end of this post there will be a survey on what do you think about the suburbs, I hope you fill it out, let me know how you feel and share it. No one actually knows what a suburb is. No one. But neither does the federal government, which classifies […]
Metro Atlanta is still fed up with traffic and folks in parts of it are pretty willing to pay more for expanded transit, according to the latest edition of a long-running regional survey. Also, pretty much everyone everywhere thinks they’re paying too much for housing.
Folks who live on DeKalb Avenue say cars race by their windows — and they see a lot of crashes. A top city planner says that what they’re going to witness through those windows in the coming years is part of a departure from history for a car-centric city.
Atlanta is moving forward with an ambitious program to improve the safety of cyclists and pedestrians as they interact with vehicles along burgeoning Memorial Drive. The project starts about a half-mile east of the state Capitol and extends about a quarter-mile.
Two traffic intersections in the bustling neighborhoods of Inman Park and East Atlanta are on the brink of getting enhanced traffic control. The plans are slated for discussion Wednesday at the Atlanta City Council’s Transportation Committee.
Atlanta was divided from 1960 to 1991 – the road builders versus the road busters.
Plans existed to build Interstate-485 through the heart of Virginia-Highland and to build a Stone Mountain Tollway that would have cut through the Druid Hills community and the historic Olmsted Linear Parks on Ponce de Leon.