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    • Affordable Urbanism: Developing Transit-Oriented, Mixed-Income Housing & Light Industrial Facilities in Atlanta 

      Cotter, Daniel P. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-04)
      The long-term recovery and sustainability of the American economy relies on expanded opportunities, protections, and political accountability to our low- and moderate-income citizens. Strengthened financial regulations, ...
    • Analyzing demographic and geographic characteristics of "Cycle Atlanta" smartphone application users 

      Poznanski, Alex Joshua (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-04-09)
      The objective of this research is to analyze how the demographic characteristics and reported home locations of Cycle Atlanta smartphone app users compare to those of cyclists reflected by other datasets. The findings of ...
    • The Atlanta BeltLine: The Beginning of an Integrated Bike Network 

      Cardoni, Lauren (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-05)
      The City of Atlanta must develop a network of safe and comfortable routes in order to support those who use alternative transportation. The Atlanta BeltLine is a project currently underway that has the potential to initiate ...
    • Atlanta's Digital Music Industry: Implications for Workforce and Economic Development 

      Stephens, Alexa Renee-Marie (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-07-12)
      Research on workforce development has focused on general employment trends and traditional industry. Few researchers have studied the potential workforce development implications of emerging industries particularly in ...
    • City of atoms: en-racinating media art and public space in Atlanta 

      Hicks, Cinque (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-04-08)
      Designers of information communication technologies (ICTs) in public space often fall into the trap of designing only for the "flaneur," an unembedded mobile subject in the generic global city. They deracinate the experience ...
    • Collier heights: a neighborhood case study examining the intersection of architecture and racial equality 

      Malino, Jill F. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-04-29)
      By using the Collier Heights neighborhood in the west side of Atlanta as a case study, this thesis will examine questions which arise at the intersection of architecture and racial equality. Research will focus on the ...
    • Community and Environmental Scan and Assessment: Atlanta Regional Freight Mobility Plan 

      Georgia Institute of Technology. Center for Quality Growth and Regional Development (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-08)
      The purpose of this report is three-fold: to analyze the impacts of freight movement on communities and the environment based on current conditions and populations; to assess future impacts, and to suggest mitigation ...
    • A Comprehensive Assessment of Atlanta's Status as a High-Technology Cluster 

      Taylor, Mollie Marie (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-04-01)
      This thesis addresses two questions to understand the current situation of technology in Atlanta: Is Atlanta an ideal location for a technology cluster to form? Does a true technology cluster exist in Atlanta? According ...
    • The Critical Role of Public-Private Partnerships in Atlanta's Past, Present and Future 

      Labovitz, Steven J. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-02-08)
    • Dense urbanism at the old edge: conflict and reconciliation of streets and buildings 

      Jiang, Peng (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-05-18)
      In the last few decades, new centers have emerged at the edges of traditional cities and pre-World War II suburbs. As these evolve, do they converge towards the urban forms of traditional cities? This question is explored ...
    • Developments of Regional Impact: A Program Analysis 

      Davis, Elizabeth (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-05)
      It is the purpose of this paper to examine in greater detail the success or failure of Metro Atlanta’s Developments of Regional Impact program, and to identify potential improvements to the program to encourage efficiency ...
    • Downtown Atlanta 2041: Autonomous Vehicles and A-Street Grids 

      Dunham-Jones, Ellen; Blakeley, Meredith; Bonn, Sarah Jane; Goldstein, Eric; Huang, Shijia; McMullen, Meghan; Pang, Lu; Payson, Mikhail; Reeves, Blake; Scott, Stacy; Shrestha, Animesh (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-08)
      Downtown Atlanta 2041 is a speculative look 25 years into the future at the opportunities available to build on parking lots and create a walkable network of Class A streets and distinctive neighborhoods around Downtown’s many ...
    • Food deserted: race, poverty, and food vulnerability in Atlanta, 1980 - 2010 

      Ross, Gloria Jean (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014-11-11)
      The concept of food deserts, as a measure of low-income neighborhoods with limited access to affordable and healthy produce, can be helpful as a tool to quantify and compare food vulnerabilities, as many recent studies ...
    • Frost Moon book talk 

      Francis, Anthony G., Jr. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-09-01)
      Georgia Tech alumnus Anthony Francis will read from his urban fantasy novel Frost moon and talk about it and its sequel, Blood rock. Both books in this series are set in Atlanta and include a scientific twist on the urban ...
    • Georgia Works! 

      McGahan, William (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-02-24)
    • Ivan Allen College 10th Anniversary Founder’s Day 

      Peterson, G. P. (George P.); Knoespel, Kenneth J.; Amekudzi, Adjo; Berry, Roberta M.; Best, Michael L.; Bowman, Kirk; Brown, Marilyn A.; Cozzens, Susan E.; DiSalvo, Carl; Etienne, Harley; Goodman, Seymour E.; Harrell, Fox; Nobles, Gregory H.; Royster, Jacqueline J.; Stulberg, Adam N. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-03-15)
    • Metro Atlanta's Clean Water Initiative 

      Green, Kevin (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 2001-03)
      The Clean Water Initiative was formed in April 2000 to study metro Atlanta's growing water quality challenges and recommend a framework to address these challenges. A task force of diverse and influential leaders was ...
    • The Olympic City 

      Hustwit, Gary; Pack, Jon (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-04-17)
      Since 2008, photographer Jon Pack and filmmaker Gary Hustwit have sought out the successes and failures, remnants and ghosts of the Olympics in cities including Athens, Barcelona, Mexico City, Lake Placid, Los Angeles, ...
    • Parking policies for resurging cities: An Atlanta case study 

      Pringle, Jeshua D. (Geomrgia Institute of Technology, 2016-08-01)
      Parking policies lie at the intersection of land use and transportation. Although often overlooked by traditional planning and engineering methods, parking can serve as an amplifier for an area’s success or failure. The ...
    • Planning for multiculturalism: a comparison of approaches in two metro-Atlanta cities 

      Pienta, Alison Jo (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-08-27)
      Over the past two decades, the Atlanta metropolitan region has seen a large increase in its immigrant population, particularly in the city's northern suburbs situated in Gwinnett County around the famously multi-ethnic ...