Atlanta is set to take a major step forward in creating desirable development while North Fulton and the rest of the northern suburbs continue along the path of roads and traffic. After the […]
In an article in this month’s edition of Governing, Scott Beyer posits that Miami has been able to control gentrification by allowing taller buildings. The Brickell district is home to many of the city’s […]
This is just to name the major legal players. Countless other people are impacted by how water is allocated in the ACF Basin, though they may not have legal standing to bring suit. The waters have extensive recreational and aesthetic value, which serve both economic and emotional purposes. The unpredictable flow of the Chattahoochee River and rise and fall of Lake Lanier hurts the economic interest of adjacent landowners and recreational outfitters. Countless individuals use the waters of the ACF Basin for boating, fishing, and other recreational purposes. These are just the economic uses. An un-quantifiable value lies in the sheer beauty of the area. People buy and rent homes in the area for the aesthetic value. People hike, bird-watch, and camp in the area for the aesthetic value. These incidental users have largely been reduced to the sidelines as state leaders continually fail to reach compromise.
Crime on MARTA is rampant. You’re almost guaranteed to be a victim of theft or assault while riding any train or any bus anywhere in metro Atlanta. This is clear just from looking […]
COSMOS. The updated version of the classic Carl Sagan miniseries has generally been welcomed with open arms by anyone with any interest in space. The show is a great introduction to science and history for […]
Yesterday, in an 8-1 decision, the US Supreme Court ruled that the federal government has no right to certain property previously used by railroad companies. This is a major setback for advocates […]
Though America’s population has shifted more and more towards the west coast over the past hundred years, the east coast is by far the most populous area of the country. Forty-seven percent […]
The City of Tybee Island lies about 15 miles east of Savannah and serves as the easternmost point in the State of Georgia. Its population of about 3,000 residents swells in the […]