Recap the week in MARTA news.
“Avalon:” A legendary country covered by fruit trees and clean cut glades of grass, where King Arthur found Excalibur and later became his retreat in times of trouble. According to what little record was left, this place of wealth and wellbeing required a sea voyage to reach, leaving its true location up to speculation and […]Read more "Walking in Avalon: A New Direction For Alpharetta?"
For the future of Turner Field, take a lesson from the past. Bring Atlanta Streets Alive (& walkability) to Georgia Ave and let Summerhill shine.Read more "For Turner Field Neighborhood’s Future, Look To Its Past"
Three years ago, I attended a conference hosted by the Livable Communities Coalition, then still a part of the Atlanta Regional Commission. It was a day long affair of presentations and discussions, with one led by famous author and city planner Jeff Speck. My favorite part of the event came towards the end of the […]Read more "Walkabout With PEDS & Amanda Rhein, MARTA’s Director of TOD"
The modern environmental movement is seen as a shadow of its former glory, really bumming out many environ’s. But is it really such a big deal?Read more "Confessions Of An Environmentalist: I Kind Of Hate Earth Day"
You can learn a lot about a place just from sitting and listening to the people on the streets.Read more "A Look At The People Walking By & The Week Ahead"
Could Emory’s WaterHub give some hope to the Drought-stricken Southwest?Read more "At Emory, A Cure For California’s Water Crisis?"
What I originally scheduled as just an hour-long interview turned into an afternoon-long adventure in environmental justice, urban agriculture, and gentrification through the West End.Read more "The Roots Run Deep, Down In The West End"