The contest among more than a dozen cities in the U.S. and Canada to host Amazon’s second headquarters is over and Atlanta didn’t win. But the list of incentives the state offered — and the list of restaurants where they took Amazon — became a public document upon the loss.
Three days after Atlanta City Council approved public financing for a developer planning a huge rebuild in the Gulch, the city’s economic development authority ratified financial and development deals to advance the project.
Metro Atlanta is still fed up with traffic and folks in parts of it are pretty willing to pay more for expanded transit, according to the latest edition of a long-running regional survey. Also, pretty much everyone everywhere thinks they’re paying too much for housing.
With official interest growing in transit for metro Atlanta, a nonprofit says it’s an important time to make sure young workers across the region say what they want and get involved in decision-making.
A chilly rain splattered on the construction machinery parked across the street from Morehouse School of Medicine, but Friday morning was bright for the folks gathered there for an official groundbreaking.
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has sent a revised, and somewhat simpler proposal to City Council Council that still makes a big ask for future tax dollars to subsidize major new construction in the Gulch.
The candidates who are running to replace outgoing Republican Gov. Nathan Deal are splitting on what’s probably the incumbent’s marquee policy: changes to the criminal justice system that have driven down the state’s prison population.
As a $250 million Atlanta public program for road, bridge, sidewalk and public building works is going through a bit of a reset, there’s some impatience for information about what will — and won’t — get done.
In a world with a trade-warring U.S. president, Eurosceptics in Great Britain and a China trying to expand its trade footprint, UPS CEO David Abney talked about what’s on his mind as someone who oversees a global shipping and logistics company during a Q & A on Wednesday.