A little over a year ago Q Trinh had an idea. What if she created a space where street food could thrive, just without the street, and the inclement weather, and the health code violations?
In this webinar, Virtual Citadel explains what fiber is, where to find it, and what it can do for cities.
Many cities have worked with telecommunications companies seeking to place equipment on water tank towers and cell towers on public rights of way. As these companies increasingly compete for better wireless coverage, they have begun to rely more on specialty companies that approach cities about placing “small cells” in the public right of way.
This is the story of what happens when people enter homes that are not theirs, without permission. For Sale signs out front of empty(ish) homes notwithstanding.
In Pine Lake, even 7-year-olds have a say in how city government works.
On a trip through Smyrna, one might find a jovial group of residents riding identical bicycles and enjoying the city’s new bike share program. Programs similar to Smyrna’s, which use Zagster bikes and other bike-share services, have been popping up across the state.
Residents in West Georgia are now able to “shop, save and support,” in area-downtowns much easier thanks to the West Georgia Regional Membership Program.
In recent years, economic, environmental and social forces have quickly given rise to the “sharing economy,” a collective of entrepreneurs and consumers leveraging technology to share resources, save money and generate capital.
How to Do Creative Placemaking is intended as a primer for those interested in bringing the arts to the community development table as a tool—along with housing, transportation, public health, and other sectors—to advance revitalization efforts in an authentic way.
It’s been just four years since the Transportation Investment Act (TIA) was passed in three Georgia regions: River Valley, Heart of Georgia Altamaha (HOGA) and Central Savannah River Area (CSRA), and residents are already seeing their investment make significant transportation improvements.
On January 26, 2017, LaGrange Police Chief Lou Dekmar apologized to the community for the police department’s role in the 1940 lynching of Austin Callaway, who was abducted from a jail by a group of masked white men, was shot and left to die.
The city of East Point is embarking on an aggressive plan to improve the built environment, transportation options and quality of life for its residents and visitors by moving forward with a variety of projects.
City officials statewide have taken advantage of Hometown Connections as a way to engage with their legislators. The city of Centerville used their Hometown Connection to connect and also showcase the Town Master Plan for its Town Center and Center Park, which will be integrated into a cohesive downtown.
A number of Georgia cities, including Jackson, Newnan and Macon-Bibb County, have successfully started to reduce blight within their cities.
“What we do for our kids is going to change the world,” said Winterville Mayor Dodd Ferrelle during the Dec. 2, 2016 unveiling of the city’s new mural. What was once an old auto repair shop is now the site of the new city mural located in the city square—the unique part: the drawings on the mural were inspired by original sketches from 60 third, fourth and fifth grade students from Winterville Elementary School.