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.
It’s almost unthinkable: the abuse of an older adult. This largely hidden crisis finds older adults falling victim to physical violence, emotional abuse, neglect and financial exploitation – often by the people they trust the most. Wear something purple on June 15 to mark World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.
What is the air quality where you live? In the past, ARC has only been able to discuss air quality in a regional context. But a sophisticated new tool developed by ARC allows the agency to answer this question for the first time.
About 110 Atlanta leaders traveled to the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex to learn how North Texas tackles major issues, from transportation to economic development. They also toured a park built over a downtown freeway and rode light rail to a thriving suburb.
What will the population of the Atlanta region look like in 2040? One thing seems clear: It will be much larger. ARC expects the region to add 2.5 million people, bringing the total population to 8 million.