Monthly Archives: October 2016

MARTA’s expansion, BeltLine completion on November ballot

Four years after a regional transportation referendum went down in flames, Atlanta residents will decide next month whether to go it alone to raise millions for city roads, sidewalks and bike trails and billions for what boosters say is the biggest expansion of MARTA in a generation.

Are Driverless Vehicles the Future of North Avenue?

Driverless vehicles may soon make their way down one of Atlanta’s busiest streets. The city plans to turn North Avenue into a “smart street” over the next few years and it issued an RFI or “Request for Information” for companies that manufacture or promote autonomous vehicles to help. “This is a unique opportunity,” said Faye DiMassimo,… Read more

Atlanta Named #43 of 50 Best Bike Cities of 2016

Every two years, Bicycling.com, sifts through Census and department of transportation data on more than 100 cities, consult with experts from organizations such as People for Bikes, the Alliance for Biking & Walking, and the League of American Bicyclists, and talk with bike advocates and everyday riders to identify the 50 most bike-friendly towns in the… Read more