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The Covid-19 pandemic has been catastrophic for public-transit agencies across the nation. Even when the pandemic does end, it’s possible that our work and travel patterns will be disrupted permanently. Then, there’s the economic impact of the pandemic and its corresponding effect on tax revenue, a major source of funding for many transit agencies, including MARTA.
Nearly five decades ago, Atlanta magazine devoted an entire issue to predicting what life would be like in the year 2000. These were some of our most accurate—and most absurd—guesses.
After 20 years, Atlanta’s original transit-oriented development is a relative ghost town, but its new owners hope a $70M upgrade and art infusion will change that.
We played a lot more video games And left the car in the garage. A by-the-numbers look at this past spring's COVID-19 lockdown.
Many Atlantans were surprised when, out of the blue on Saturday afternoon, the City of Atlanta tweeted that the citywide curfew, which had been in effect for a week and was originally planned to continue for two more nights, would suddenly be lifted. Perhaps more than anything, the curfews created intense confusion.
On Thursday, the federal government released new recommendations for re-opening the country and Georgia unemployment continued to surge. Here’s your Friday morning update.
On Thursday, unemployment reached new highs and the state's primary election was once again pushed back. Here’s your Friday morning update.
Over the weekend, Mayor Bottoms went on CNN to discuss the virus and the governor's office reminded folks that social distancing rules still apply at the lake. Here’s your Monday morning update.
On Friday, more stay at home orders were issued and the Hawks teamed up with two Atlanta restaurants to feed healthcare workers. Here’s your Saturday morning update.
On Thursday, the governor held a virtual town hall, schools closed for even longer, and puppies took over the aquarium. Here’s your Friday morning update.