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Posts Tagged ‘Georgia’

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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2014 Georgia Infrastructure Report Card

Thursday, January 16th, 2014
ga report card thumb

AMERICAN SOCIETY OF CIVIL ENGINEERS: GEORGIA SECTION
With new grades for the first time since 2009, Georgia’s infrastructure has shown very little improvement and once again received a cumulative grade of C. The Georgia Section of ASCE assessed the same 12 categories as 2009: aviation, bridges, dams, drinking water, energy, parks and recreation, ports, rail, roads, school facilities, solid waste, stormwater, transit and wastewater. Recognizing the importance of transportation to Georgians, we added two new categories in 2014: ports and rail. As indicated by the grade, much work remains to be done, though there are some bright spots.

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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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Griffin, GA: Sixth Street Bridge Opening

Friday, February 22nd, 2013

Video of the Ceremonial parade across the Griffin Georgia Sixth Street Bridge, to celebrate the opening of the new bridge. Fire Truck, Police Cars, Griffin High Color Guard, Griffin High Drum Line, along with city officials, and many residents walked across the bridge, in the official opening of the bridge that replaced the old bridge, […]

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Jenkinsburg, GA: Track Machines in Action

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

Part 1: The track gang takes out railroad ties Part 2: Getting the new railroad ties in place   Part 3: Get up close & personal with railroad tie replacement  Part 4: Keeping everything in its place Part 5: The finishing touches Watch more train videos by pwalpar on YouTube.

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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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Georgia: Bike Networks

Friday, August 3rd, 2012

A short video by Georgia Bikes describing the elements of quality bicycle networks. -babuice on YouTube.

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Taking a Critical Look at the Senate Highway Bill

Monday, June 4th, 2012

Innovation NewsBriefsVol. 23, No. 18Over the last several weeks, members of the House conference committee and their staffs have been poring over  the 1,600-page Senate bill (MAP-21), trying to fathom its complex and sometimes obscure finance and revenue provisions. Lately, a detailed analysis by the staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation  has made the […]

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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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