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.
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?
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.
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.
As the Atlanta Region's population approaches the 8 million mark by the year 2040, will we be able to accommodate this growth and improve mobility? The Atlanta Region’s Plan offers a four-step approach.
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.
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.