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The Data Bowl: How Does Metro Atlanta Stack Up to Metro Boston?

2017-02-02T12:29:28+00:00 January 26th, 2017|Economy & Workforce, Research & Data, Transportation|

As the Atlanta Falcons gear up to face the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl, we thought it’d be fun to take a look at how the two regions stack up on a range of metrics, from demographics to economics. Call it the Data Super Bowl. After each category, we’ll award a touchdown or field goal. May be the best region win!

Transportation Remains Region’s Top Concern, Metro Atlanta Speaks Survey Shows

2016-11-01T11:57:35+00:00 October 28th, 2016|Aging & Health, Arts & Culture, Community Development, Community Engagement, Economy & Workforce, Natural Resources, Research & Data, Transportation|

Transportation Tops List of Region’s Concerns for Third Straight Year, Metro Atlanta Speaks Survey Shows Each year, the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC), with our community partners, conducts a survey to take the [...]

The Atlanta Region’s Remarkable Journey Celebrated at ARC’s State of the Region Breakfast

2016-11-03T12:40:19+00:00 October 28th, 2016|Aging & Health, ARC, Arts & Culture, Community Development, Community Engagement, Economy & Workforce, Leadership, Natural Resources, Research & Data, Transportation|

More than 1,200 leaders explored the key issues and challenges facing metro Atlanta and celebrated the region's extraordinary journey at the Atlanta Regional Commission's State of the Region breakfast on Friday, Oct. 28.

TransFormation Alliance Aims to Promote Equitable Transit-Oriented Development

2016-10-12T11:06:54+00:00 August 29th, 2016|Community Development|

Transit-oriented developments, or TODs, are pedestrian friendly, mixed-use communities built around rail stations. How can we ensure that these popular projects do not price out the lower-income residents who need access to transit and jobs the most? The TransFormation Alliance has a website with some tools and information that can help.

With Bold Brushstrokes and Splashes of Color, Public Art Inspires Metro Atlanta communities

2016-10-12T11:06:55+00:00 July 28th, 2016|Arts & Culture, Community Development|

Can public art improve and enliven the experience of transit riders in Atlanta? That's the goal of MARTA's En Route project. Atlanta artist Fahamu Pecou's striking mural at the King Memorial MARTA station is the first completed mural in the project. It was created with the help of funds from the Atlanta Regional Public Art Program.

Aerotropolis Atlanta: ‘Blueprint’ Charts Course for Airport Area’s Growth

2016-10-12T11:06:55+00:00 July 28th, 2016|Community Development, Economy & Workforce|

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is arguably the region’s biggest economic asset. Recognizing the economic potential of the area surrounding the airport, the Aerotropolis Atlanta Alliance recently adopted a roadmap for the area's future growth and development.  What should you know about this blueprint for the future of Aerotropolis Atlanta?

RSVP Courses Promote Healthy Living — and Healthy Sexuality — for Older Adults

2016-10-12T11:06:55+00:00 July 28th, 2016|Aging & Health|

The New England Journal of Medicine says the majority of older adults are engaged in intimate relationships yet many older adults don’t like talking about sex, even with their doctor. To promote a healthy approach to sexual activity and help reduce the occurrence of STIs among older adult populations, Atlanta Regional Commission volunteers are now teaching a “Healthy Sexuality as We Age” class.

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