How Affordable is Metro Atlanta?

June 29th, 2016|Economy & Workforce, Research & Data|

For years, the low cost of living in Atlanta and other Sun Belt cities has been one of the factors that encouraged people from around the country to move south. Is Atlanta still an affordable city?

Updated Freight Plan Helps Region Carry the Load

June 29th, 2016|ARC, Economy & Workforce, The Atlanta Region's Plan, Transportation|

The Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) Board recently adopted an update to the Regional Freight Mobility Plan that features short-term and long-term strategies to enhance the movement of freight in metro Atlanta.

Sign of the Times: State Provides $3.8 Million to Support Improved Regional Bus Stop Signage

June 29th, 2016|The Atlanta Region's Plan, Transportation|

Bus stop signs throughout the Atlanta region are set for a major upgrade. ARC will receive $3.8 million from state GO! Transit bond funds to enable regional transit providers to install improved bus stop signs in metro Atlanta.

10 Tips to Having a ‘Greener’ Summer

June 29th, 2016|Natural Resources|

Hotter, sunnier days affect air quality and water resources, but you can take some simple steps this summer to reduce your environmental footprint.

6 Ways ARC’s New Bike-Ped Plan Fosters a Bike/Walk-Friendly Region

May 25th, 2016|Aging & Health, ARC, Community Development, The Atlanta Region's Plan, Transportation|

How do you get a region built for cars to let go of the steering wheel and grab the handlebars or a pair of walking shoes? The key, according to ARC’s recently-approved updated bicycle and pedestrian plan, is offering residents safe, comfortable and convenient places to walk and bike.

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