Posts tagged with "PEDS"

Atlanta considers paying for sidewalks

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 10, 2014

A pedestrian advocacy group says that Atlanta might soon start picking up the tab for residential sidewalks. PEDS sent an email to supporters on July 10 asking people to call their City Council members to support the new policy. “If approved, the City will no longer make property owners pay to repair sidewalks that abut […]

Dangerously walkable? – A tale of two studies

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt June 18, 2014

Smart Growth America, an advocacy organization promoting “smart growth,” and the Center for Real Estate and Urban Analysis at George Washington University published a report this week ranking Atlanta eighth in the nation for walkability. While that report tells a story of a city that’s experiencing a growth in in-town real estate development, a report […]

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