In the past, transit critics — including some Georgia elected officials — warned that inner-city criminals would ride the new rail lines to the ‘burbs, walk miles to subdivisions, and steal TV sets. That’s been replaced by a new bogeyman amplified by a small yet vocal minority: Social engineers masquerading as urban planners are hellbent on converting the idyllic suburban fringe into dense zones the Soviets would envy.
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
This should've made the earlier links, but it didn't. A longform piece on Atlanta's present population stagnation (sound familiar) and future (sorry, subscription only), but I had to include this bit: