Author: Jennifer Hafer

EY – Southwest

Into every life a little rain must fall, as the saying goes, but when that rain comes in the form of a Category 3 hurricane named Michael, the results are devastating. Michael roared into Southwest Georgia packing 115 mph winds…

Taking Off

Everyone knows, or should know, that Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is the world’s busiest airport, with nearly 104 million passengers through its gates in 2017. A lesser-known fact may be that the Atlanta airport is just one piece of Georgia’s…

A New Chapter

Call it the Southside no more. For the past four years, the Aerotropolis Atlanta Alliance has fueled revitalization of the area around Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. By definition, an aerotropolis is a city or urban area that has an airport…

Form and Function

What do transportation, transit and trees have in common? Besides beginning with the letter “t,” they are all important ingredients for helping commuters get around west Metro Atlanta in a more seamless, connected and visually appealing way. While the Town…

Auto Evolution

The automotive industry is thriving in Georgia. Since 1909, when the first automobile was assembled in the state to Kia Motors Manufacturing locating here a hundred years later, Georgia is cashing in on cars. “The automotive industry in Georgia represents…

East Central: Much to Offer

Whether it’s a scenic route like Highway 15 that traverses through Johnson, Washington and Hancock counties, a new bridge or other road improvements, the movement of people and products is key to economic development efforts in the East Central Georgia…

Transit Trends

It wasn’t that long ago around Metro Atlanta when the word transit was met with the same disdain and disapproval as any four-letter word uttered by a toddler. How times have changed. In December, Gwinnett County adopted a comprehensive transportation…