The mayor doesn’t want working folks to be priced out of Atlanta, but how much can he really do?
“It’s in our interest right now to turn to equity. If we address this now, we'll assure that we will become one of the leading cities in the world."
But a pair of bipartisan bedfellows hope to kill that dream
When the Panthers and Broncos kick off on Sunday, more than 70,000 people will pack inside Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California, for Super Bowl 50. Ticket-buyers will have paid anywhere from $850 to $3,000 for face-value tickets—likely more if they got them second-hand. Though the price of admission is steep, attendees at least get a small discount: Tickets are tax-free.
Atlanta’s highly-anticipated smart-growth project almost went off the rails due to a contentious contract impasse. With the city and school board reaching a new deal, the BeltLine can start to get back on track.
“Without this resolution, the future of the BeltLine just had a cloud of uncertainty hanging over it in every respect."
Court ruling forces APD to press pause on the program for the foreseeable future
In other words, Atlanta, don’t look for police body cameras any time soon.
Google Fiber, Comcast, and AT&T are all rolling out services
Until recently, the gigabit service that fiber provides—at speeds billed as up to 100 times faster than basic broadband—had been the exclusive provenance of startup hubs like Atlanta Tech Village and Alpharetta’s progressive, mixed-use sensation Avalon.
Atlanta’s mayor responds to recent article on how two annexation proposals could impact the city’s 2017 mayoral race
"The reality is that I have never governed the city in a racially divisive manner; in fact, my entire record of public service shows that I champion fairness and inclusion."
Atlanta’s much-maligned ticketing force could soon be finished. But the same challenges remain for whoever does the job next.
PARKatlanta: “We want to be here. This is home for us. We take pride in what we do. We’d be a viable solution [for the next contract].”
Georgia’s House Minority Leader seeks to turn out tens of thousands of minority voters to the polls in 2016 after disappointing midterm effort
Two recent fundraising requests are ones that raise even more questions about the New Georgia Project, which has been criticized for its lack of transparency and its failure to live up to its expectations.