ARC News Center 2016-10-12T11:06:53+00:00

With Bold Brushstrokes and Splashes of Color, Public Art Inspires Metro Atlanta communities

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

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?

RSVP Courses Promote Healthy Living — and Healthy Sexuality — for Older Adults

July 28th, 2016|Aging & Health|

The New England Journal of Medicine says the majority of older adults are engaged in intimate relationships yet many older adults don’t like talking about sex, even with their doctor. To promote a healthy approach to sexual activity and help reduce the occurrence of STIs among older adult populations, Atlanta Regional Commission volunteers are now teaching a “Healthy Sexuality as We Age” class.

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