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Posts Tagged ‘Atlanta’

This Infra Week

Friday, March 21st, 2014
Streetsblog Parking Madness 2014

INFRA STORIES YOU SHOULDN’T MISS!
Parking Mad!
Report of Significant Rulemaking
Want to Build A Wildly Successful Startup?

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Atlanta, GA: Innovation Report

Friday, March 21st, 2014
Atlanta Streetcar

CITY OF ATLANTA INNOVATION DELIVERY TEAM
All across our city, we are making remarkable progress to ensure that Atlanta continues to be the capital of the Southeast. From forging public-private partnerships and developing initiatives that support our youth, to launching the world’s first 311 system on the cloud, the work we are doing in Atlanta is not only moving our city forward, but is setting a standard for cities nationwide.
-Mayor Kasim Reed

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This Infra Week

Friday, January 31st, 2014
San Bernadino I 215

INFRA STORIES YOU SHOULDN’T MISS!
San Bernardino, California: Divided No More
Miami Transportation Planners Light the Way
Big Energy Buildings Go Greener
Sprucing Up the Waiting Game
Atlanta Snowstorm Strands Drivers

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The WalkUP Wake-Up Call: Walkable Urban Development in Atlanta

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013
WalkUP Atlanta

GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
Written by Christopher B. Leinberger
This research has found the surprising and overwhelming recent emergence of walkable urban development and places in metropolitan Atlanta. Walkable urban development represents not only a growing share of new development in the Atlanta region, but recently the majority of most real estate development. Walkable urban real estate projects now command an impressive rent premium over their drivable sub-urban competition. The amount of walkable urban square feet built in each of the last three real estate cycles in metropolitan Atlanta has mushroomed, growing from a small fraction in the 1990s to a majority in the current real estate cycle.

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Atlanta, GA: State Road and Tollway Authority I-85 Express Lane Project Documentary

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012

State Road and Tollway Authority: I-85 Express Lane Project Documentary from ECG Productions on Vimeo.

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Atlanta, GA: The New Ralph McGill Bridge

Friday, March 16th, 2012

Raw footage of a crane lifting the first 35,000 lbs steel beam into place alongside the old Ralph McGill Bridge. This new bridge is being constructed for the Atlanta BeltLine’s Eastside Trail. – beltlineatl on YouTube

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Atlanta Freeways At Night

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

This video is a co-production between Freewayjim (youtube.com/freewayjim) and myself and features the Atlanta skyline from three different angles along some of the widest, busiest freeways in the world. Along the way, you’ll see a panoramic view of the Downtown and Midtown skylines, the Downtown Connector,and the new I-285 runway tunnel at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International […]

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In Atlanta’s TIGER Bid, Innovative “Beltline” Takes Backseat to Streetcar

Tuesday, August 24th, 2010
Atlanta Streetcar Map - The Transport Politic

STREETSBLOG
For years, the city of Atlanta has been developing ambitious plans to connect its radial transit lines with a circular “beltline.” As envisioned, the $2.8 billion project would include 22 miles of light rail and recreational amenities, circling the central city, taking advantage of existing freight lines. For now, however, those plans are getting less attention from city leaders than a 2.6-mile streetcar line that would serve as an east-west connector for downtown.

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Video: Dangerous Crossing

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010

BLUEPRINT AMERICA
In recent years a little noticed shift has been transforming suburbia: the home of the middle class has become the home of the working poor. As a result, roadways that were built for the car are now used by a growing population that can’t afford to drive. The consequences can be deadly.

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