Several milestones were reached on Nov. 8 when the board of the Atlanta Regional Commission unanimously elected Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens to be its next chair beginning Jan. 1.
For the first time in a decade, it appears there will be a contested race for the role of board chair of the Atlanta Regional Commission.
Transit. Bicycles. Pedestrian streets. Public art displays. A festive spirit. Awareness of climate change. Those were just some of the themes metro Atlanta leaders expressed upon their return from Montreal during the 26th LINK trip that took place from Aug. 15 to Aug. 19.
A delegation of about 130 people from metro Atlanta will be attending the 2023 LINK trip in Montreal, Canada – from Tuesday afternoon Aug. 15 to Saturday morning Aug. 19.
The Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) has announced an estimated $1.6 million in planning grants to 10 local government bodies and organizations.
A new traffic safety design approach favoring proactive tactics and a zero-fatalities goal has been adopted by the Atlanta Regional Commission.
The newly released South River Forest green space vision report includes such big ideas as green jobs programs, affordable housing pilots, and a new, 445-acre park centered on the former Atlanta Prison Farm and its controversial public safety training center.
The week in local news.
Leaders in metro Atlanta know we have a growing housing crisis that’s only getting more acute by the day. Now the Atlanta Regional Commission has made housing – or the lack thereof – one of its top priorities.
The population of metro Atlanta’s 11-county core is nearly 5.1 million, showing continued growth that ticked up since the pandemic, according to the latest estimate by the Atlanta Regional Commission
We must galvanize to improve economic mobility in our region By Maria Saporta It’s a common theme. Atlanta has the worst income inequality in the country, and it has one of the lowest economic mobility numbers in the country. At the Beloved Benefit dinner on July 7, there was a newspaper journal at everyone’s seat […]
The Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) and the Nature Conservancy publicly kicked off its South River Forest Community Engagement process at a meeting Saturday morning at DeKalb County’s impressive Sugar Creek Golf & Tennis Center off Bouldercrest Road.
We are in a moment in time when we can transform our region with a world-class transit network thanks in large part to the $1.3 trillion federal infrastructure investment.
AUSTIN – A spirit of optimism enveloped the 2022 LINK trip as 120 Atlanta Regional leaders traveled to the capital city of Texas from May 4 to May 7.
AUSTIN – “Welcome to the Wild, Wild West!” That was the opening comment from Cynthia Long, chair of the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization in Austin (the equivalent to the Atlanta Regional Commission) to a group of about 120 metro Atlanta leaders visiting Austin for the three-day 2022 LINK trip.
Metro Atlanta leaders are heading to Austin for the annual LINK trip on May 4 – only six months after going to Chicago to learn how other cities are coping with the same issues as we are.
For Anna Roach, being executive director of the Atlanta Regional Commission is the job she dreamed of getting.
Celebrate the month of Saint Cupid in the heart of the city with Heartbeat_ATL. The immersive art installation illuminates 20 acres with multicolored lights and pulsing red hearts projected onto nearby buildings. The exhibition is open from 7 to 11 p.m. every night through March 4 at Centennial Yards. The experience is free, and visitors […]
Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens and eight other leaders from the region were sworn in Wednesday as board members of the Atlanta Regional Commission.
The Atlanta Regional Commission has named Anna Roach, Fulton County’s chief operating officer, as the sole finalist to become its next executive director.