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Look Up Atlanta – Telling Our Story, Catalyzing Engagement
Every movement needs a gathering space. For those working in the trenches every day to make Atlanta a better place, there is no gathering space to share, celebrate and inspire the good work happening every day to create a better, healthier community. With relationships crossing the region, the issues, and the various sectors, Sustainable Atlanta is the natural leader to Look Up Atlanta - a needed, trusted and centralized online community, where businesses, organizations and individuals will LEARN, CONNECT and ACT.
At Look Up Atlanta (www.lookupatl.org):
• Influencers are recognized
• Stories are shared
• Partnerships blossom
• Communities connect
• Causes + challenges inspire
- MARTA Seeks Input For I-20 Corridor(06/17/13)
- GPB News:
- ATLANTA, Ga. — Atlanta's metro transit authority is inviting the community to learn about proposed transit projects in the I-20 East Transit initiative. MARTA plans to hold open houses on the projects later this month. The meetings will give participants a chance to review the locally preferred alternative that has been identified based on study, public input and preliminary findings from environment studies.
- Road building starting where TSPLOST OK'd(06/14/13) Atlanta Business Chronicle: While metro Atlanta business leaders are still smarting from last year's defeat of a 1-cent transportation sales tax, shovels are turning elsewhere in Georgia. The State Transportation Board is expected to vote June 20 to spend$31.7 million to widen an 8.5-mile stretch of U.S. 27 south of Columbus from two lanes to four.
- Atlanta Beltline names Paul Morris new CEO (06/13/13)
- Atlanta Business Chronicle
- : The Atlanta BeltLine Inc. has a new president and CEO — Paul Morris from North Carolina. The ABI board met Wednesday morning when it voted to approve Morris, the former deputy secretary of transit for the N.C. Department of Transportation, as its next executive. Morris is expected to begin his new role within the next several weeks.
- An unmet need (06/12/13) Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Atlanta has a reputation for rebuilding and reinventing itself. Today's guest writers explore what steps builders, lenders and developers must take regarding the region's real estate market now that the housing industry is showing some signs of recovery.
- Jobs Downtown lands Coca-Cola IT center,2,000 (06/11/13) Atlanta Business Chronicle: The Coca-Cola Co. is launching an Atlanta IT center that will house almost 2,000 jobs to the heart of downtown. Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) will put its "Information Technology Center of Excellence" at SunTrust Plaza's Garden Offices. The location emerged as the favorite earlier this year to land Coke's operations.
- MARTA Considers Budget Without Fare Hike (06/10/13) GPB News: ATLANTA, Ga. — Atlanta's metro transit authority projects that it will keep fares at current levels for the budget year that begins July 1. The MARTA board will meet June 20 to consider an $857.4 million spending plan for the next fiscal year. That includes almost $430 million for operations and more than $430 million for capital expenses. The capital portion includes $141 million in debt payments.