This week, New York wants to cap ridesharing vehicles to reduce traffic congestion, but Uber claims it’s immune from regulation because New York is bad at urban planning. If only that logic worked for the rest of us. Also, Los Angeles thinks it’s found a way to store excess solar and wind energy – by harnessing the power of the Hoover Dam. Plus, the story of the property in Manhattan that’s the size of a pizza slice and London could have had a futuristic pod system built on top of the Thames.
This week, amid a nationwide housing crisis, HUD proposes cuts to housing subsidies for the poor, elderly, and disabled. Also, Roanoke incorporates beer into their official marketing and economic strategy, MARTA released its list of proposed transit projects, and California will require solar panels on all new homes.
From Plastic Bags to Taking the Tennessee River: Counting Down the Top 5 Issues from the 2015 Georgia Legislative Session
Now that the 2015 Georgia Legislative Session is officially over, let’s take a look at the top 5 most significant issues/bills to emerge in the land use and environmental arenas. Please visit the 2015 […]
This legislative session is quickly approaching its end as this upcoming week will be the final week for lawmakers to resolve quarrels and either pass or kill pending bills. Last week saw […]
Beer and Neighborhood Redevelopment, Freeways over Communities, and More Solar Panels in an Exciting Crossover Week at the Georgia Legislature
Last Friday was Crossover Day at the Georgia Legislature, which means no new bills will be introduced this legislative session. Not only will no new bills be introduced, but those bills that […]
This the third installment of a weekly segment looking at the bills being introduced in the Georgia Assembly that involve land use, environmental, and transportation issues. Please see the 2015 Legislative Session page for ongoing […]
Last week Representative Mike Dudgeon introduced a bill designed to dramatically increase the availability of solar energy equipment to the average person. The Georgia Legislature was in recess last week, so instead of […]
The Georgia Legislature officially began their 2015 session this past Monday and so begins a weekly series of posts highlighting the significant land use/development/transportation bills being introduced. The media certainly does a good job […]