More than 100 older adults and their supporters gathered outside the Georgia capitol on January 26 to thank Governor Nathan Deal for including $4.2 million in new funding in his proposed 2017 budget that is dedicated to home and community based services that help seniors live independently at home.
ARC is forming a New Voices Global Atlanta Advisory Panel to ensure that the region’s dynamic, vibrant international community is well-represented at the regional planning table. We are accepting applications now through February 24 for this new initiative.
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.
The Georgia Environmental Protection Division has declared a Level 2 drought response for 53 counties in North Georgia, including the 15 counties in the Metro Water District. The response limits outdoor watering of lawns, gardens and trees and prohibits a number of outdoor watering activities.
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 [...]
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.
With Election Day just a month away, the Atlanta Regional Commission took a timely look at voter data from the last three Presidential elections in the 23-county Atlanta region and found some surprising data and trends relating to who is registering to vote and who is actually voting in the region.
ARC's Sustainable Connections Internship Program connects students pursuing environmental and sustainability studies with local governments in need of help with sustainability programming assistance.