Author: Adina Solomon
Adina Solomon is a freelance journalist based in Atlanta. She has written for The Washington Post, U.S. News & World Report, and local outlets.
Articles by Adina Solomon
- Three U.S. “Highway Cap” Projects Reckoning with Urban Inequity
Published on October 07, 2020 in Infrastructure
Beginning in the 1950s, the Interstate Highway System began to span the continent, connecting cities across the United States and driving suburban development. But in many cities, these highway projects also physically divided communities and paved over neighborhoods. A ULI webinar hosted by the Curtis Infrastructure Initiative in September gave an update on the status of such projects in three cities—Atlanta, Austin, and St. Paul.
- Accommodating Atlanta’s Future Growth: Rethinking Land Use to Make Better Transportation Decisions
Published on October 07, 2019 in Development
By 2040, metro Atlanta is projected to grow by 2.5 million people, bringing it to 8 million people, according to the Atlanta Regional Commission. Understanding how transportation and land use can accommodate this increase was one of the subjects discussed at a recent ULI Atlanta event. The event was cohosted in partnership with Perimeter Connects and the Perimeter Community Improvement Districts.
- Envisioning More Green Space in Atlanta with a Park-Capped Highway
Published on March 11, 2019 in Planning & Design
While Atlanta has grown rapidly in the last decade, the downtown area lacks green space. A ULI Advisory Services panel was asked to study a proposal to build a highway lid that would provide park space downtown.
- Reshaping Atlanta’s Future with More Transit, Maintaining Affordability
Published on November 12, 2018 in Market Trends
While the Atlanta region has grown dramatically in the last decade, the issue of traffic and mobility issue hung over much of the discussion at a recent ULI Atlanta event, which also touched on the findings from Emerging Trends in Real Estate® 2019.