AI in the Skies: How Revolutionary Technology Is Shaping the Airports of Tomorrow

By: Burns & McDonnell The commercial aviation industry is at a crossroads. For airlines, business is booming — mid-2019 International Air Transport Association (IATA) projections estimate that 4.6 billion passengers will take to the skies this year, a 130% increase since 2004. But despite the industry’s latest technological improvements to accommodate its expanding traveler volume,…

Governor Kemp and the Georgians First Commission

At Georgians First Commission, the goal is a state government that works better for small businesses By David Caraviello He started with a pickup truck, a shovel, and a toolbox. During his campaign to become governor of Georgia, that message was part of a stump speech that Brian Kemp delivered to emphasize his background as…

Planning for Solar in the Southeast

By: Burns & McDonnell The Southeast is armed with some of the greatest solar energy potential in the nation. Currently home to more than 600 solar projects that generate roughly 9,000 megawatts (MW) of power, the region’s booming solar market is projected to surpass the 20,000-MW benchmark by 2022. But without a strategic plan for…

SHIFTING PATTERNS

ATLANTA’S NEW TRANSPORTATION PLAN FOCUSES ON SAFETY, MOBILITY AND AFFORDABILITY By Lisa R. Schoolcraft City of Atlanta officials face a dilemma: how to accommodate a projected 1.3 million residents and 1.2 million jobs in the years ahead by reducing congestion, improving access and supporting economic growth. Some of the solutions are laid out in the…