The Atlanta Regional Commission seeks public input for its long-range plan the metro area's future. CHRISTINA MATACOTTA/CHRISTINA.MATACOTTA@GMAIL.COM
Photo: Christina R. Matacotta
Photo: Christina R. Matacotta

Your chance to shape metro Atlanta's future

Want a say in how metro Atlanta develops in coming decades? You’ll have a chance at a series of upcoming meetings.

The Atlanta Regional Commission is seeking input as it updates its long-range plan for development in the region. The plan touches on the transportation and other investments needed to shape the region’s future. 

The agency will hold six open houses in coming weeks to solicit input. You’ll have a chance to explore the region’s future with hands-on activities and learn about key regional issues like advances in transportation technology and efforts to preserve affordable housing. You’ll also be able to search an online database to learn about transportation projects planned for the next 30 years. 

Here’s the schedule: 

Friday, Oct. 4, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. 

Atlanta Regional Commission 

Peachtree Center 

229 Peachtree Street #100 

Atlanta, GA 30303 

Wednesday, Oct. 9, 5-8 p.m. 

Arts Clayton 

136 Main St. 

Jonesboro GA 30236 

Tuesday, Oct. 15, 5-8 p.m. 

Conyers Rockdale Arts Council 

910 Center St. NE 

Conyers GA 30012 

Thursday, Oct. 17, 5-8 p.m. 

West Whitehall 

691 West Whitehall SW 

Atlanta GA 30310 

Thursday, Oct. 24, 5-8 p.m. 

Strand Theater 

117 N. Park Square 

Marietta GA 30060 

Saturday, Nov. 2, 1-4 p.m. 

Sugar Hill E Center 

5009 W. Broad St. NE 

Sugar Hill, GA 30518 

You can find more information on the ARC’s regional plan here.

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David Wickert
David Wickert
David Wickert writes about transportation issues for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He previously worked for newspapers in Washington state, Illinois...