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.
As the Atlanta Falcons gear up to face the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl, we thought it’d be fun to take a look at how the two regions stack up on a range of metrics, from demographics to economics. Call it the Data Super Bowl. After each category, we’ll award a touchdown or field goal. May be the best region win!
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.
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?
For years, the low cost of living in Atlanta and other Sun Belt cities has been one of the factors that encouraged people from around the country to move south. Is Atlanta still an affordable city?
The Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) Board recently adopted an update to the Regional Freight Mobility Plan that features short-term and long-term strategies to enhance the movement of freight in metro Atlanta.
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.
What will the population of the Atlanta region look like in 2040? One thing seems clear: It will be much larger. ARC expects the region to add 2.5 million people, bringing the total population to 8 million.
The potential for increased transit funding in Atlanta was a highlight of the recently completed 2016 legislative session, but there were also important advances made in the areas of aging services and workforce development.