Robert DiGiacomo

Robert DiGiacomo is a freelance writer based in Philadelphia, the nation's original "Green Country Town."

Smart(ish) Cities: On unexpected urban progress

Sprawling Atlanta seeks new routes to the future

The City in the Forest hopes to get back to its roots.Despite its reputation as a city of wall-to-wall subdivisions, office complexes, and shopping centers, Atlanta’s not a complete stranger to matters of green. At the time of its mid-19th …