Thursday, February 21, 2013
Georgia Tech professor gets grant to create database of city streets.
Atlanta has 2,500 miles of sidewalks. And according to Richard Mendoza, Atlanta's public works commissioner, about half of them are in some state of disrepair. To what degree, though, is unknown. Georgia Tech, which was awarded a two-year transportation grant for a sidewalk database, aims to find out. The $400,000 grant, awarded by the Southeastern Transportation Research, Innovation, Development and Education Center at the University of Florida and the U.S. Department of Transportation, will help Tech researchers create visual inventories of every stretch of sidewalk in Atlanta and create an index on their physical condition. It comes as the city begins to push enforcement of an existing ordinance that puts the responsibility of …
Saturday, September 17, 2011
The top headlines of the week from Sept. 12-16, 2011.
Emory Ranked Among Top 20 U.S. Colleges. Georgia Tech Ranks Seventh Among Public Institutions. Hinojosa Overhauls Cobb Central Office. Walmart Eyeing Another Memorial Drive Location. North Springs Student in Custody' School Released From Lockdown. St. Paul's Episcopal Church Turns 131 Years Old. North Atlanta Lauds Test Scores. Decatur Superintendent Comments on SAT Scores. Lakeside High SAT Scores Remain Above Averages. Kirkwood Murder-Suicide Victims Identified. South Cobbers Listen And Speak Out On The Issues. Clark Howard: Students Will Face An Albatross Of Debt.
Thursday, September 15, 2011
The day's top headlines for Thursday, September 15, 2011
ChatComm Opens Its Doors For Dunwoody Residents. Harmony Grove Headstones Restored. Kirkwood Murder, Suicide Victims Identified. St. Paul's Episcopal Church Homecoming. Dude, Don't Set The Dorm Room On Fire.
Saturday, September 10, 2011
The top headlines of the week for Sept. 5-9, 2011.
Tech Students Create 9/11 Memorial From 3,000 Flags. South Cobb Businesses Get Inside Look at World Trade Center Memorial. Car Hits Utility Pole After Tropical Storm Lee Drenches Metro Area. Cobb County Sounds Off On T-SPLOST Referendum. Murder-Suicide in East Atlanta Neighborhood. Dunwoody Shooting: Handgun May Have Been Purchased Last Halloween. Bieber Fever Strikes Avondale.