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?

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

2016-10-12T11:06:56+00:00 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.

LCI Program Awards $13 Million to Help Create More Vibrant, Connected Places

2016-10-12T11:06:59+00:00 March 8th, 2016|Community Development|

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.

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