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Regional Transit Hopes Turn To Local Expansion Options

On May 10th, the Atlanta Press Club featured a distinguished panel of regional transit experts that addressed a range of topics related to regional transit projects and programs.

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By Alex Trachtenberg | May 18, 2016

Atlanta Press Club Tackles the State of Regional Transit

Panelists agreed that the region has improved its infrastructure and the public perception of transit, but that the area has a lot of room to grow with regards to connectivity and serving the majority of residents. In the coming weeks, Southface will focus coverage on animportant upcoming vote that could address infrastructure expansion and operational funding for transit projects throughout the city.

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By Joey Shea | May 12, 2016

Your Next Prescription: Healthy Homes

Nationally, building scientists and healthcare professionals are learning that both common and more obscure irritants can be addressed in environmental home assessments and interventions, improving both the comfort and health of our indoor environments. Southface is positioning itself at the forefront of this movement.

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By Brad Turner | April 26, 2016

The Impact of Green Affordable Housing

Southface’s Alex Trachtenberg and Sarah Hill, along with the Virginia Center for Housing and Research at Virginia Tech, are aiming to upend the notion that green building can’t also be affordable, especially for those who need it most.

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By Alex Trachtenberg | March 24, 2016

Greenprints photo gallery

Greenprints 2016 Keynote address from Ryan Gravel, Sixpitch Ryan talks about his new book “Where We Want to Live”

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By Staff Writer | March 18, 2016

Inaugural Fulcrum Award Winners Announced

Imagine a simple awards program that could transform the market and shape the conversation. Southface, through creative thinking and provocative collaboration, created such a program with the inaugural Fulcrum Awards.

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By Marci Reed | March 17, 2016

Why Sustainability Matters

Atlanta is emerging as a top-tier city internationally for sustainability.We’ve got a lot to show for the City’s sustainability program. We’ve got a lot to show for the City’s sustainability program.

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By Staff Writer | February 24, 2016

Roundtable: The Ted and Community Redevelopment

In a recent article from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Bill Torpy featured his extended interview with Southface board member Leon Eplan. Eplan has been involved in the planning and design of Atlanta, sharing many success and frustrations of the region, since the early 1960s.

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By Staff Writer | February 9, 2016

Georgia’s Clean Energy Industry Provides Nearly 20,000 Full-Time Equivalent Jobs

Southface has released its 2015 Georgia Clean Energy Industry Census that quantifies the clean energy industry’s impact on the state’s economy.

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By Shan Arora | January 26, 2016

Energy Efficiency For All

Energy Efficiency for All (EFFA) is a national program working in a dozen states, dedicated to linking the energy and housing sectors together in order to tap the benefits of energy efficiency for millions of low-income families.

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By Alex Trachtenberg | November 19, 2015

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