Name: Marcia Dew Bansley
Age: 31 and holdin'
Neighborhood: Ansley Park
Occupation: Executive Director of Trees Atlanta
1.) How long have you lived in Atlanta?
All my life.
2.) In one sentence, what’s the best thing about your job?
Seeing the happiness of our wonderful volunteers from all over the city when they work together to plant and care for trees in otherwise barren areas.
3.) What’s one thing that’s changed about the city that you wish hadn’t?
Our air quality has gotten worse.
4.) What phone app can’t you live without?
I am happy with just email.
5.) 404, 770, or 678?
6.) CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, WSB-TV, or Twitter?
Public Radio and the Economist magazine.
7.) Best spot for a business lunch?
Vickeries in Glenwood Park.
8.) What’s your commute like?
Fifteen minutes - Monroe to Ponce then Glen Iris and the wonderful Krog Tunnel and Reynoldstown.
9.) What’s the city’s worst enemy?
The term "water wars" and our inability to get the challenges solved without the courts.
10.) In one sentence, describe your vision of Atlanta in a decade from now.
A city of neighborhoods with caring citizens with more bike riders and fabulous tree shaded arboretums all along the Beltline.