More than 65 million Americans toil in insecure, low-paying jobs. Instead of hoping they will all find different, and better, jobs, we should upgrade the ones they already have.
The sizable, under-appreciated commercial areas wrapped around the world’s busiest airport have taken a step closer to a planned transformation. Multimodal people-movers near the airport could include autonomous systems such as personal rapid transit.
Atlanta’s airport is aiming to add staff and make upgrades so it can handle the crowds of travelers expected for big events such as the upcoming Super Bowl.
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and other city leaders met for the “Transform Westside Summit” to discuss plans to help revitalize the city’s west side.
Georgia’s unemployment rate fell to 4.2 percent last month, the lowest since August 2001. Jobs in Georgia are at an all-time high because of strong month-over-month and year-over-year growth that continues to outpace the nation’s economy.