Atlanta’s bottlenecking problem

In case you needed a reminder on why improving transit has been the largest concern for Atlantans for decades, here you go.  A study from the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) shows that three of the top 10 worst truck bottlenecks in America are in the...

Freaknik comeback stalls

Anyone in Atlanta in the 90’s remembers Freaknik, the annual spring break citywide party attended mainly by students from historically black colleges.  Eventually the event grew so large and wild that it was shut down, but in recent years organizers have tried...

Hawks’ value soars

When venture capitalist Tony Ressler purchased the Atlanta Hawks in 2015, the team’s $750 million price tag seemed a decent deal.  Five years later and it looks like the steal of the century, as the latest NBA valuations from Forbes put the organization’s...

Vogtle employment hits all-time high

As construction at Augusta’s Plant Vogtle trucks along, one underreported aspect of the project is the massive employment numbers that go along with it.  Latest released numbers show there are 9,000 workers at the construction site, which recently saw a final...

Delta goes carbon neutral

Delta Airlines continues on its recent hot streak, last week announcing its plans to become the world’s first airline to go carbon neutral by 2030.  By advancing clean air technologies, reducing emissions, and mitigating existing emissions through new projects,...

Bloomberg surging in Georgia?

The Democratic presidential primary is in full swing, but could the race’s latest entrant be surging in Georgia?  Former New York City Mayor (and mega-billionaire) Mike Bloomberg has hired nearly 50 staffers and opened six campaign offices across the state, and...

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