February 9, 2012 // 3 Comments

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A sobering thought for anyone who cares about Atlanta: An expert in land use and urban development, Leinberger outlined how metro Atlanta has fallen out of favor nationally as a business hub and is [...]

Streetcar skepticism

July 25, 2011 // 1 Comment

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I understand the Atlanta streetcar is part of a broader transportation plan including the Beltline. Hopefully it all comes together. But I remain skeptical of the city’s promises, and its [...]

Enduring Clusterfuck

July 2, 2011 // 1 Comment

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Atlanta’s symbol should be a red light, our slogan: “Welcome to Atlanta, the anti-Germany.” As in anti-efficiency. I was on the road much of the day, ostensibly driving. In reality [...]

Courtesy of Delta

June 8, 2011 // 0 Comments

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Delta Air Lines is responding to a firestorm of criticism emerging from an incident on Monday in which a group of U.S. soldiers returning home from deployment in Afghanistan was charged $200 each for [...]

Obama ate my homework

October 23, 2010 // 6 Comments

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Gov. H. Dumpty, who’s fattened his wallet but accomplished little else in two terms as Georgia’s chief executive, says President Obama is to blame for the state’s incoherent [...]

Obama to Atlanta: Drop dead

February 17, 2010 // 5 Comments

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Atlanta’s slump continues: In a blow to Atlanta’s hopes for a rebirth in transportation, the Obama administration has passed over the city’s application for a federal stimulus grant to [...]

yet another clusterfuck

January 21, 2010 // 24 Comments

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Decatur Street used to be a breeze, but that was before the city of Atlanta decided to mess up a good thing by eliminating lanes and installing awkward medians. And of course they failed to adjust [...]

not in their backyards

December 9, 2009 // 1 Comment

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A DOT member from Rome is advocating a controversial tunnel project that would link Ga. 400 to I-675, digging up east Atlanta in the process. Another suburbanite, Gwinnett boob John Oxendine, also [...]

backwater, u.s.a.

April 9, 2009 // 1 Comment

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Andisheh compiled a list of cities moving forward on mass transit. Thanks to the General Assembly, Atlanta continues to move backwards. UPDATE: Republican House Majority Leader Jerry Keen tells [...]

gone fishin’

April 9, 2009 // 0 Comments

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Sonny will lead — as long as you ask nicely: The governor mentioned several times that MARTA made no effort to get him involved in passing legislation that would have freed up funding for the [...]
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