Bold initiatives took a back seat to politics during the 2017 legislative session. But some meaningful legislation did manage to pass that will have an impact on the future of the Atlanta region.
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.
SimplyGetThere.org is a web based trip planning tool designed to connect people with transportation choices and plan trips throughout the Atlanta region.
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.
Bus stop signs throughout the Atlanta region are set for a major upgrade. ARC will receive $3.8 million from state GO! Transit bond funds to enable regional transit providers to install improved bus stop signs in metro 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.
What is the air quality where you live? In the past, ARC has only been able to discuss air quality in a regional context. But a sophisticated new tool developed by ARC allows the agency to answer this question for the first time.
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.