Monthly Archives: August 2016

The City of Atlanta invites prospective contractors to the Renew Atlanta Expo

Renew Atlanta will host an Exposition for interested parties to learn about the many opportunities to do business with our program! Our partners from Procurement, Risk Management, the Office of Contract Compliance, the Office of Revenue, GDOT’s Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program and MARTA’s Supplier Diversity Management Program will be in attendance. These partners will be available to answer any questions related to attaining… Read more

City of Atlanta to Host Quarterly Infrastructure Task Force Meeting of the Atlanta Committee for Progress

The City of Atlanta will host the third quarterly meeting of the Atlanta Committee for Progress, Inc. (ACP) Infrastructure Task Force, which provides oversight and offers expert guidance for the $250 million Renew Atlanta infrastructure bond program. ACP will open this meeting to the public as an opportunity to observe the level of external governance… Read more

Hundreds turn out to plan future of Monroe-Boulevard corridor

Yesterday evening, more than 300 Atlantans gathered in the cafeteria of Grady High School to share their ideas with the City of Atlanta regarding the future of the Monroe-Boulevard corridor. The community meeting was led by Renew Atlanta, who is managing the implementation of $250 million in infrastructure projects across the city.

Upcoming Community Engagement Meeting: Monroe Drive/Boulevard Complete Street project (8/23)

Please join the City of Atlanta and Atlanta City Councilmembers Kwanza Hall, Alex Wan and Natalyn Archibong for a community engagement meeting to discuss the future of Monroe Drive/Boulevard, from Piedmont Circle to Woodward Avenue. Based on previous community planning studies, the corridor will be transformed into a complete street that is safe and efficient for all… Read more

New light system in Atlanta designed to help traffic move efficiently

Reporter Amy Kylie of WABE 90.1 interviewed Renew Atlanta General Manager, Faye DiMassimo, and GDOT District 7 Engineer, Kathy Zahul, to discuss signal optimization. The interview focused on smart transportation technology and the Renew Atlanta Bond program will help to improve traffic flow on city roadways. Atlanta’s last major system-wide upgrade was for the 1996 Olympics.

City of Atlanta Awarded $10 Million TIGER Grant for Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive Innovation Corridor Project

Mayor Kasim Reed announced that the City of Atlanta has been awarded a $10 million TIGER grant for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive Innovation Corridor Project. The TIGER grant will fund mobility, safety and aesthetic improvements on the seven-mile road from downtown Atlanta to the western limits of the city, enhancing access for the… Read more