WorkSource Atlanta Regional: Helping People Find Better Jobs, Brighter Futures

2017-02-02T11:54:33+00:00 January 31st, 2017|ARC, Community Development, Economy & Workforce|

In 2016, WorkSource Atlanta Regional served more than 38,000 people in Cherokee, Clayton, Douglas, Fayette, Gwinnett, Henry and Rockdale counties. These individuals received a range of services designed to jump-start their careers, from resume preparation and career counseling to industry-specific training and computer literacy courses.

ARC Recognizes Norcross, Douglasville and Milton as 2016 Green Communities

2017-02-02T11:58:20+00:00 January 30th, 2017|Aging & Health, Community Development, Community Engagement, Leadership, Natural Resources|

The cities of Norcross, Douglasville and Milton were recognized by ARC in January for leading the way to a greener region. These communities were certified through ARC’s Green Communities program for their commitment to environmental stewardship and their leadership in sustainability practices.

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.

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