Re-Imagining Our Roadways

Atlanta’s North Avenue Smart Corridor Pilots Transportation and Traffic Technologies with its ‘Living Lab’ By Lisa R. Schoolcraft North Avenue in metro Atlanta has been turned into a living lab, one where technology and engineering are helping to reduce crashes, improve traffic flow and increase emergency vehicle response times. Initially, improvements to North Avenue, a…

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The ATL: A New Chapter in Transit

CONVERGING PATHS: THE ATL USHERS IN A NEW CHAPTER OF TRANSIT GOVERNANCE AND EXPANSION By Lori Johnston Georgia’s leaders are banking on this: Where transit goes, economic growth will follow. For the first time in the history of Georgia, a state-level entity – the ATL (Atlanta-region Transit Link Authority) – will have a sole and…

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How Coca-Cola’s Water Replenishment Efforts Give Back in Georgia and Across the Country

DROP BY DROP How Coca-Cola’s Water Replenishment Efforts Give Back in Georgia and Across the Country By Anna Bentley “Water is the number one ingredient in everything that we make,” says Jon Radtke, Water Sustainability Program Director and Chief Hydrogeologist for Coca-Cola North America. “It’s at the heart of our company.” It’s also at the…

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How Environmental Management Systems Are Driving Sustainability Success

Interview with Tara McCullen, Burns & McDonnell Regional Environmental Services Manager in Atlanta Q: What is an environmental management system (EMS)? Why is it important? A: An EMS is a framework of processes to proactively control and minimize impacts to the environment, comply with environmental regulations and continually improve environmental performance. Managing environmental data and…

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