The newly restored “Hard Day’s Work Shack” by Beverly Buchanan was returned to its home at Studioplex on Auburn Avenue in July of 2016 thanks to funds from the Renew Atlanta Bond. Join the City of Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs on Thursday, September 8th for a ceremony and reception to honor the legacy… Read more
Monthly Archives: August 2016
Please join Renew Atlanta and Buckhead CID to discuss the East Paces Ferry Road Complete Street Improvements project on Tuesday, August 30 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Resurgens Plaza (945 East Paces Ferry Road NE, Suite 1400 Atlanta, GA, 30326) .
Renew Atlanta will host an Exposition for interested parties to learn about the many opportunities to do business with our program! Our partners from Procurement, Risk Management, the Office of Contract Compliance, the Office of Revenue, GDOT’s Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program and MARTA’s Supplier Diversity Management Program will be in attendance. These partners will be available to answer any questions related to attaining… Read more
The City of Atlanta will host the third quarterly meeting of the Atlanta Committee for Progress, Inc. (ACP) Infrastructure Task Force, which provides oversight and offers expert guidance for the $250 million Renew Atlanta infrastructure bond program. ACP will open this meeting to the public as an opportunity to observe the level of external governance… Read more
More than 400 people came to a community meeting at Grady High School Tuesday evening to explore turning the Monroe Drive-Boulevard corridor into a complete street. Read more on the Saporta Report website.
Information regarding last night’s Monroe Monroe Drive/Boulevard Community Engagement Meeting information is now available on our Meetings page!
Yesterday evening, more than 300 Atlantans gathered in the cafeteria of Grady High School to share their ideas with the City of Atlanta regarding the future of the Monroe-Boulevard corridor. The community meeting was led by Renew Atlanta, who is managing the implementation of $250 million in infrastructure projects across the city.
Read more on the WABE (90.1) website.
Please join the City of Atlanta and Atlanta City Councilmembers Kwanza Hall, Alex Wan and Natalyn Archibong for a community engagement meeting to discuss the future of Monroe Drive/Boulevard, from Piedmont Circle to Woodward Avenue. Based on previous community planning studies, the corridor will be transformed into a complete street that is safe and efficient for all… Read more
A hugely important eastside artery could become Atlanta’s newest “Complete Street” — a walkable, bikable, driveable route designed to alleviate traffic jams and provide access for all modes of transportation.
Reporter Amy Kylie of WABE 90.1 interviewed Renew Atlanta General Manager, Faye DiMassimo, and GDOT District 7 Engineer, Kathy Zahul, to discuss signal optimization. The interview focused on smart transportation technology and the Renew Atlanta Bond program will help to improve traffic flow on city roadways. Atlanta’s last major system-wide upgrade was for the 1996 Olympics.
Mayor Kasim Reed announced that the City of Atlanta has been awarded a $10 million TIGER grant for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive Innovation Corridor Project. The TIGER grant will fund mobility, safety and aesthetic improvements on the seven-mile road from downtown Atlanta to the western limits of the city, enhancing access for the… Read more