On March 30, 2017, Renew Atlanta hosted a second public meeting to discuss the DeKalb Avenue Complete Street project at Liberty Baptist Church. Councilmembers Natalyn Archibong, Alex Wan, and Michael Julian Bond were among the approximately 150 people in attendance.
Monthly Archives: March 2017
On March 29, 2017, Renew Atlanta hosted an open house to discuss the Northwest Roadway Construction projects at Fire Station 28. These projects include 5th Street/James Drive, 6th Street, Main Street, Ford Street, Newman Place and Marktwo Place. Councilmembers Felicia Moore and Andre Dickens were in attendance.
The autonomous vehicle industry may soon find a home in Atlanta. That’s because the city is one of three global cities chosen for the “Safer Roads Challenge.” That effort brings together manufacturing and tech companies with the common goal of making traffic safer. Part of that initiative is the implementation of self-driving cars.
On March 22, 2017, Renew Atlanta hosted a second public meeting to discuss the Cascade Road/Avenue Corridor project at Cascade United Methodist Church. Councilmembers Keisha Lance-Bottoms, Kwanza Hall, C.T, Martin, Andre Dickens, Cleta Winslow and Michael Julian Bond were among the approximately 120 people in attendance.
Nearly two years to the day the city of Atlanta’s 20-year, $252 infrastructure bond was approved by voters, it is quietly making significant progress. The bond, also known as Renew Atlanta, was overwhelmingly approved via a voter referendum March 17, 2015, split into two questions. Question 1 asked residents to grant nearly $188 million for transportation… Read more
Using the success of a $1 billion annual transportation funding bill as an example, Gov. Nathan Deal and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed recently gave advice for U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Tom Donohue to take back to the Beltway.
We have smart phones, smart watches, and smart devices galore, but Atlanta’s hard at work on the city’s first ever Smart Corridor. It’s part of the $250 million Renew Atlanta Infrastructure Bond.
On February 28, 2017, Renew Atlanta hosted a second public meeting to discuss the Monroe Drive/Boulevard Complete Street project at Big Bethel AME Church. Councilmembers Alex Wan, Kwanza Hall and Mary Norwood were among the approximately 300 people in attendance.