What projects would make the Atlanta region a better place to live? This year’s Model ARC class recently presented eight innovative ideas to the ARC board that will be studied by ARC standing committees.
A suburban bike share program, a comprehensive transportation survey and an environmental sustainability program are among the innovative community programs to win a 2016 CREATE Community award from the Atlanta Regional Commission.
The Atlanta region is expected to add 2. 5 million people by 2040. How will we accommodate this growth while maintaining our quality of life? The Atlanta Regional Commission’s new long-range blueprint, The Atlanta Region’s Plan, provides a roadmap.
New Ads Aim to Persuade More Atlanta-area Millennials to Consider Using Transit – and No Joke, They’re Funny
How do you convince more Millennials to give transit a shot? The Atlanta region’s transit providers and ARC have teamed up to develop a digital marketing campaign that uses humor to deliver the message: Riding transit is much less stressful than driving.
Revitalizing Buford Highway, envisioning the future of Buckhead and studying the impact of the Braves’ new stadium are just a few of the projects funded by this year’s round of Livable Centers Initiative (LCI) grants. ARC recently awarded $13 million in LCI grants to fund planning studies and related transportation projects, such as pedestrian improvements.
The Atlanta Regional Commission’s Living Well workshops help employees learn how to better manage chronic diseases like high blood pressure and diabetes. The six-week sessions, now available to the region’s employers, are based on tested, research-based methods that have proven to reduce absenteeism and health care costs.
Fixing leaks can help the average household save 10,000 gallons of water a year. During Fix a Leak Week March 14-20, learn how to find leaks and other water saving tips and take part in the Water Drop Dash 5K race in Roswell.