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The Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) is the regional planning and intergovernmental coordination agency for the 10-county area that includes Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Fulton, Gwinnett, Henry and Rockdale counties, as well as the City of Atlanta. For more than 65 years, ARC and its predecessor agencies have helped to focus the region's leadership, attention and resources on key issues of regional consequence. ARC is dedicated to unifying the region's collective resources to prepare the metropolitan area for a prosperous future. It does so through professional planning initiatives, the provision of objective information and the involvement of the community in collaborative partnerships.
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- Aerotropolis Atlanta leading the way to world-class airport community
- Sign of the Times: State Provides $3.8 Million to Support Improved Regional Bus Stop Signs
- New ARC tool shows air quality at the neighborhood level
- Find and Fix Household Water Leaks During Fix a Leak Week
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Transportation Tops List of Region’s Concerns for Third Straight Year, Metro Atlanta Speaks Survey Shows
This year’s Metro Atlanta Speaks survey is our fourth, and we’re starting to see some fascinating trends that offer even deeper insights.
By Pedro Cherry in the Atlanta Business Chronicle Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is responsible for putting more metro Atlantans to work than any single employer in the region, claiming direct responsibility for more than 64,000 jobs. And it contributes $32 billion to …
ARC will receive $3.8 million in state funds to enable regional transit providers to install improved bus stop signs throughout Clayton, Cobb, DeKalb and Fulton counties.
This column recently ran in the Atlanta Regional news center. We are excited to share this column with the SaportaReport readers. Click here to read more news from ARC. What is the air quality like in your neighborhood? In the …
You don’t have to be handy to find and fix water leaks in your own home. And a little effort can yield big savings in both water and dollars.
We wanted to see metro Atlanta trends by exploring the plight of middle-wage jobs since the Great Recession. What we find jibes with the headlines we’ve seen over the past few years.
Just as we come together during a Hawks game, the time has come for metro Atlanta communities to coalesce around a plan for the future of our diverse, complex region.
Together, we can help shape the Atlanta region into the place we want it to be and create the narrative that we want to share with the world: One Region, One Atlanta.
Access to quality public education should not be determined by a child’s neighborhood, race or income. It’s time to change and provide opportunities for all children in metro Atlanta to succeed.
The Atlanta region has an opportunity to become a national leader by engaging residents in effective mentoring relationships.