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.

An aerial view of the Hellisheidi power station, with steam rising above brown fields

Welcome to the Steam-Powered Suburbs

From Austin to Atlanta, planned communities are tapping into geothermal power—and it has applications for denser urban neighborhoods, too.

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Atlanta Scrambles to Fix the BeltLine's Affordable Housing Failures

The missteps along this massive rails-to-trails project could provide key lessons for the city’s future growth.

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Urban Dirt Biking Gets a Home in Cleveland

The sport is growing in popularity, but illegal on many city streets. Can the country’s first urban dirt bike park overcome prejudice and become a model for building community?