Tag Archives: Metro Atlanta

House passes ‘transformational’ transit bill

Legislation would set up a regional transit agency for Metro Atlanta . . .

Tags: mass transit , Metro Atlanta

New estimate says Metro Atlanta will grow to 8 million by 2040

ARC planners project a population of 8 million for the 20-county Metro Atlanta region by the year 2040 . . .

Tags: ARC , Metro Atlanta , population estimates

Google Fiber brings its internet service to Metro Atlanta

Google Fiber will build a broadband internet access network linking nine cities in the Metro Atlanta area . . .

Tags: broadband internet access , fiber network , Google , Metro Atlanta

On the campaign trail: Breaking down the numbers in the Senate race

An analysis of the voting numbers from the two big races on Tuesday . . .

Tags: black vote , gender gap , governor\'s race , Metro Atlanta , Senate race , voter turnout , white vote

Perdue’s statewide reach beat Kingston’s regional strength

David Perdue swept the Metro Atlanta counties to offset Jack Kingston’s strength in the coastal counties and thus won a close Republican runoff for the Senate . . .

Tags: 1st Congressional District , David Perdue , Jack Kingston , Metro Atlanta , Michelle Nunn , Senate race

Deal: ‘Georgians have heeded the warning’

Georgia tries to cope with its second major winter storm in two weeks . . .

Tags: DOT , Metro Atlanta , Nathan Deal , National Guard , state agencies , winter storm

Hispanic student enrollment surges in metro area

Like the population as a whole, student enrollment in Metro Atlanta’s public schools is dramatically diversifying . . .

Tags: demographic trends , Metro Atlanta , public school enrollment

Economy still slows Atlanta’s population growth

Metro Atlanta’s population is growing more slowly these days, which is attributed directly to the economic downturn of the past four years . . .

Tags: ARC , Metro Atlanta , population growth

New poll shows the air is going out of the T-SPLOST campaign

The latest poll of Metro Atlanta voters released by WSB-TV shows that support for the T-SPLOST transportation tax continues to erode . . .

Tags: Metro Atlanta , T-SPLOST , WSB-TV poll

New poll shows more erosion of T-SPLOST tax support

New poll of Metro Atlanta voters indicates support of proposed T-SPLOST transportation tax is eroding . . .

Tags: Metro Atlanta , poll , T-SPLOST