Atlanta named 8th most Walkable City

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

We’ve been discussing walkability for some time here at homesinatlanta.  Atlanta has been the poster child for years when it came to sprawl and neighborhoods designed for driving and not walking.  But over the last ten years we’ve seen a sea change in walkable developments.  It’s the buzz word around all of Atlanta.  And now […]

Atlanta Ranked 20th Most Walkable City

Thursday, April 11th, 2013

Okay, 20th best may not sound great but if you know Atlanta then you know we’ve improved a great deal.  Atlanta has been the poster child for sprawl and a city that depends on the car.  But now we’re plowing ahead with more bike lanes, The Beltline and new zoning to encourage more walking and […]

Urban and Suburban Growth by the numbers

Saturday, June 30th, 2012

We’ve written before how the latest population trends have more people moving into cities.  The urban areas are seeing the most growth with the closest suburban counties are getting less and exurban counties are seeing very little to no growth.  Now the Brookings Institute and Atlantic Cities have a handy graph showing the numbers across […]