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7 Ways Metro Atlanta Transportation is Going High-Tech

By Kate Sweeney | Atlanta Regional Commission | August 16, 2018

When it comes to transportation, the future is “smart.” Think self-driving cars, autonomous shuttles, and traffic lights and cars connected by the internet and designed to improve traffic flow and safety. The new technology promises to change our lives, not unlike when the horse and buggy gave way to the automobile. On Sept. 5, public officials, planners, … Continue Reading →

Encore Bridge Parkway Ribbon Cutting

This Bridge is Built for Walking. And Biking. And Driving.

By Kate Sweeney | ARC | August 7, 2018

Many times, when we think of transportation improvement projects, we think about the experiences of people in their cars. Where things get interesting is when you consider what else these projects can accomplish besides moving traffic along (a noble goal in itself, fellow commuter). Take the renovated Encore Parkway Bridge, celebrating its one-year anniversary this … Continue Reading →

Operating trial of a driverless transport system named CUbE (Continental Urban mobility Experience)

Could Self-Driving Shuttles be Coming to Chamblee?

By Jim Jaquish | ARC | August 7, 2018

Imagine tapping an app on your phone and just a few minutes later, a car shows up to take you wherever you want to go at an affordable price. Oh right. You can already do that. Now imagine that the vehicle pulling up to your curb has no driver. The city of Chamblee, along with … Continue Reading →

people getting on MARTA train

Gwinnett’s monumental MARTA vote reflects region’s changing attitudes

By Tyler Estep | Atlanta Journal-Constitution | August 3, 2018

One after another, they left their seats, stood before the dais and pilloried the Gwinnett County commission. Politicos, public transit advocates and everyday people spent close to an hour admonishing Gwinnett’s highest elected body — not about its decision to perhaps enter into a relationship with MARTA, that Atlanta-based transit authority so long maligned in … Continue Reading →