Readers, Let me preface this week by saying: I’m sorry. I haven’t been posting or providing you with content as much as I want to, but I have been working continually to fulfill my promise of shedding light on cities and sustainability. You’ll see the results of that labor soon, you have my word and […]Read more "Up Next on The Suburban City"
I’ve been thinking a lot about walking lately. Last week I attended a walking tour of downtown led by PEDS’ Ian Sansom and Dr. Nancy Kropf, GSU’s Associate Dean for Research and Strategic Planning. The other attendees were a mixture of students and professors from Georgia State, local community members, and a planner from the […]Read more "The Streets Downtown"
This morning I attended Southface’s Sustainable Atlanta Roundtable, which was focused on the concept of “Tactical Urbanism” in Atlanta. For the uninitiated, tactical urbanism is the practice of temporarily reclaiming urban spaces dedicated to cars (i.e. parking lots, roads, street parking, etc.) and repurposing that space for other, more enjoyment-oriented uses instead. For instance, taking one lane […]Read more "On Tactical Urbanism (Briefly)"
The City of Atlanta is set to vote on two new infrastructure bond referendums, together totaling $252 million, on March 17th. The referendums, one for $187.9 million and the other $64.1 million, are only part of the estimated $900 million in infrastructure improvements that the Office of The Mayor has deemed necessary. The former of […]Read more "Atlanta, John Oliver, & Improving Infrastructure"
Is this how we want to handle a little snow?Read more "Snow in The South"
This is the Suburban City.Read more "An Introduction to The Suburban City"