Pedestrians walk by a MARTA bus

Plannerisms: Today we Learn About…First & Last-Mile Connectivity

By Kate Sweeney | Atlanta Regional Commission | February 4, 2019

Today, we learn about…first-mile/last-mile connectivity. More on First-Mile/Last-Mile Connectivity To tackle the first/last-mile issue, planners and others consider solutions that make those first and last legs 1. shorter and 2. more pleasant. Think transit-oriented developments built right near transit stations, as well as improved bike-ped trails, ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft, nicer sidewalks, and, … Continue Reading →

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These 50 Potential Projects Offer Vision for Region’s Transit Future

By Paul Donsky | Atlanta Regional Commission | January 23, 2019

Here’s an intriguing blank slate, sky’s-the-limit question: what should metro Atlanta’s transit network look like in the future? The kicker: You don’t have to factor in cost. Every few years, transportation planners and local officials come together to provide an answer, creating a detailed project list that serves as a long-range vision for transit in … Continue Reading →

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How the Driverless Car Revolution May (Really) Change Your Life

Episode #4 | November 29, 2018 | 27 minutes

Driverless cars and “connected technology” are making headlines across the country and right here in metro Atlanta. But why should any of this interest any but the tech-nerdiest among us? In this episode, we find out. We learn which metro Atlanta communities and companies are, at this moment, testing vehicles that drive themselves—and the infrastructure … Continue Reading →

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