A few days ago a reader of my blog pointed out to me a proposal which
had been presented to run a road through Atlanta's Bobby Jones golf course
in Buckhead. I initially expressed skepticism that such a proposal had been seriously considered , given the attitude of neighborhoods within the city limits to roadbuilding, but the reader provided me with a link, and the city councilwoman from Buckhead had indeed floated such a proposal, against the backdrop of resistance to GDOT proposals for the widening of Northside Drive.
I've been thinking about the role of roads and the attitude of people on
both sides of the roadbuilding issue for quite some time, and decided to
use this issue as an opportunity to do some pondering of the issue:
The URL is