Tag Archives: Atlanta

High-Speed Rail from Atlanta? Transit Projects Offer Planning Opportunities

RTAblog_2013_0610_HighSpeedTrainThe Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) is studying six possible routes for high-speed rail between Atlanta and Charlotte, NC. The routes are make-or-break for towns along the way. In addition to encouraging land speculation, the potential routes are a great … Read more

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Collecting Rain Water is Like Putting Money in the Bank

RTAblog_2013_0123_downspoutIt seemed to rain in Atlanta every day last week. Though some of us thought the rain was an inconvenience, those people collecting rain water made money.… Read more

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Georgia’s 2013 Legislative Priorities Summarized Over Breakfast

The Georgia Chamber of Commerce held its annual Eggs & Issues Breakfast this morning. The event is typically held in the first week of Georgia’s forty-day legislative session. It’s an opportunity to review the priorities for the coming year.… Read more

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2012 Was Terrible for Transportation in Georgia! What’s on the Road Ahead?

Transportation was on the mind of Georgians in 2012 – mostly because we couldn’t escape the advertising, events and media coverage of the 2012 Regional Transportation Referendum vote held on July 31st, 2012. Though we’d like to never hear the … Read more

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What’s on the Atlanta Falcons’ Christmas Wish List? A New Stadium!

Atlanta’s NFL franchise, the Falcons, need a new stadium. Why? to keep up with the other markets. That’s the reason delivered by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell last month as a keynote guest of the Atlanta Rotary Club.… Read more

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September 2012 Home Prices Remain Mostly Unchanged from Previous Month

Home PricesThe S&P|Case-Shiller Home Price Indices with data through September 2012 were released this morning. They track home prices in 20 US metropolitan markets, from Miami to Seattle. We monitor these numbers because they’re an indicator of the available housing stock … Read more

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August 2012 Home Prices Continue a Trend of Modest Increases

Home PricesThe S&P|Case-Shiller Home Price Indices with data through August 2012 were released this morning. They track home prices in 20 US metropolitan markets, from Miami to Seattle. We monitor these numbers because they’re an indicator of the available housing stock … Read more

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Journal Entry: “Smart Water Solutions for Atlanta”, featuring Charles Fishman

Earlier this month, we shared an event notice for “Smart Water Solutions for Atlanta” through our social media accounts. The gathering was held today at the AT&T Midtown Two Auditorium. Here are a few notes from the event…… Read more

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July 2012 Home Prices Establish a Trend of Rising Prices in the Atlanta Market

Home PricesThe S&P|Case-Shiller Home Price Indices with data through July 2012 were released this morning. They track home prices in 20 US metropolitan markets, from Miami to Seattle. We monitor these numbers because they’re an indicator of the available housing stock … Read more

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June 2012 Home Prices Offer More Encouragement for Atlanta Market

Home PricesThe S&P|Case-Shiller Home Price Indices with data through June 2012 were released this morning. They track home prices in 20 US metropolitan markets, from Miami to Seattle. We monitor these numbers because they’re an indicator of the available housing stock … Read more

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May 2012 Home Prices Show Signs of Atlanta Recovery

Home PricesThe S&P|Case-Shiller Home Price Indices with data through April 2012 were released this morning. They track home prices in 20 US metropolitan markets, from Miami to Seattle. We monitor these numbers because they’re an indicator of the available housing stock … Read more

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Crimes & Misdemeanors: Georgia’s Water Conservation Law Takes Effect

Lake Lanier Drought

Lake Lanier DroughtIn its 2010 legislative session, Georgia’s General Assembly passed Senate Bill 370  “relating to water supply and water conservation”. The bill was sponsored by Georgia Senator Ross Tolleson, Chair of the Senate’s Natural Resources & the Environment committee.… Read more

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April 2012 Home Prices Show Atlanta May Be Recovering

Home PricesThe S&P|Case-Shiller Home Price Indices with data through April 2012 were released this morning. They track home prices in 20 US metropolitan markets, from Miami to Seattle. We monitor these numbers because they’re an indicator of the available housing stock … Read more

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Steve Mouzon ties planning, design & green building together for Green Building Council

Architect Steve Mouzon speaks to Green Building Council

Architect Steve Mouzon speaks to Green Building CouncilThe Green Building Council of the Greater Atlanta Home Builders presented architect Steve Mouzon as its featured speaker for 2012. Other GBC events throughout the year are typically panels and workshops. Previous featured speakers include architects Sarah Susanka and Peter Read more

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March 2012 Home Prices Show Atlanta Remains a Buyer’s Market

Home PricesThe S&P|Case-Shiller Home Price Indices with data through March 2012 were released this morning. They track home prices in 20 US metropolitan markets, from Miami to Seattle. We monitor these numbers because they’re an indicator of the available housing stock … Read more

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