What’s Next ATL | November 2018

Finding the Flint to spark south metro revival, a big idea to boost housing diversity, and new survey says transit way to fix traffic

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Finding the Flint: How ATL’s Overlooked Waterway Could Spark South Metro Revival

Check out the first episode of our new podcast, and get the inside scoop on how the Flint River is the focus of efforts to increase greenspace and promote responsible development around the airport. It’s like the Atlanta BeltLine, with water instead of railroad tracks.

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Small ATL Development Has Big Ideas for Improving Walkability, Housing Diversity

With pedestrian-friendly design and mix of housing styles – think duplexes and efficiency apartments, not just single-family homes – La France Walk accommodates different ages, incomes, and stages of life.

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Transit is Best Way to Tackle Traffic, Says 2018 Metro ATL Speaks Survey

Other key findings from this year’s public opinion survey, commissioned each year by the Atlanta Regional Commission: transportation remains the top regional challenge; the economy is fading as issue of concern; many residents are struggling with housing affordability.

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7 Things to Know about the More MARTA Plan

State of the Region Breakfast Engages Leaders on Critical Regional Issues

Plannerisms: Today we Learn About…Placemaking

South Fulton Ready to Take Off: Q&A With Head of Connect South Fulton

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News from ARC Annual Strategic Partner – Uber

Helping to Reduce Congestion with Electric Bikeshare

At Uber, we’re focused on using technology to help people move from A to B. Today, we help tens of millions of people get a ride at the tap of a button.

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Attend a Civic Dinner

At ARC Civic Dinners, metro Atlanta residents sit down together and break bread while having focused, meaningful conversations about issues that matter. Learn more and sign up!

Arts and Culture| Hosted by Amy Mcintosh

Marietta | Nov. 3 @ 11:30 am

Sustainability | Hosted by Sarah Skinner

Toco Hills | Nov. 5 @ 6:30 pm

Mobility | Hosted by Sabine Genet

Alpharetta | Nov. 14 @ 6:30 pm

Education and Work | Hosted by Willie Capers

Decatur | Nov. 15 @ 6:30 pm

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The City of Alpharetta | Oct. 31, 2018

Ameresco Partners with Douglas County for Guaranteed Energy Savings Performance Contract

Douglas County | Oct. 25, 2018

Atlanta’s Universities Lead The Nation In Diversity And Degrees Awarded

Metro Atlanta Chamber | Oct 17, 2018

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