Now that new transit projects are coming to Atlanta, advocates want to ensure the people who supported the investment will be able to benefit from it. The Partnership for Southern Equity is leading a campaign to reserve 5 percent of the money from a recent ballot measure - about $120 million - for a fund to subsidize housing near transit.
For people who live in cities with good transit, the decision to drive or take the bus or train often comes down to parking. If parking is cheap and abundant, more people will drive. And yet transit-rich cities across the United States, including NYC, continue to require parking in new developments.
An AJC report on a company named Newport USA reveals that it could very well hold the key to revitalizing a large section of South Downtown.
In the Twin Cities, people living in multi-family housing - apartments, condos, or any kind of dwelling that shares walls with its neighbors - travel by car 25 percent less than people who live in single-family homes. And they get around by walking, biking, and transit much, much more.
The Bay Area is in danger from sea level rise, and the organization “Resilient by Design” wants ideas and plans for how to make sure a storm surge, or even the ongoing effects of incremental climate change and erosion don’t lead to disaster, by building resiliency into coastal infrastructure. That was the crux of a […]