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Georgians Get a Ticket to Ride

Whether it’s futuristic traffic lights that talk to cars, trendy statewide electric vehicle chargers or functional bus rapid transit (BRT) stations, the new Bipartisan Infrastructure Law will benefit Georgians for decades to come. The historic law that passed Congress last…

Outfitting the Toolbox

You don’t have to leave the community to have a job. Getting that message out is part of the workforce education mission in each of Georgia’s 159 counties, says Anna Chafin, CEO of the Development Authority of Bryan County. And…

Regaining Altitude

For two years, travelers passing through Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport have rushed across its polished floors toward their departure gate or final destination, unaware that just 60 feet below workers were blasting massive tunnels through solid rock to help speed…

Connecting Style and Substance

The Atlanta metro has long leveraged its advantages to prosperous effect: an attractive climate, a business- friendly and growth-oriented approach and a large, young and highly educated workforce. It’s a winning combo, like sweet tea and barbeque. Yet growth often…

Electric Revolution

A remarkable and deliberate shift occurred in Georgia’s automotive industry over the past five years and accelerated in the last 24 months. Seemingly almost out of nowhere, an entire electric vehicle (EV) ecosystem began to flourish. Since 2020, the state…

Main Streets on a Mission

When you hear “downtown revitalization” you might picture restaurants, brew pubs, boutiques and offices in character-filled, brick-clad buildings. Plants and trees line the well-lit streets and benches offer spots to watch small-town life go by. But without people – specifically,…

Global Power

After a year marked by a global pandemic, disrupted supply chains, shortages of key parts, clogged ports and general confusion about the state of the global economy, it was with relief and pride that Georgia officials announced in February that…

Banking on the Future

Banks in Georgia and throughout the nation are facing a challenging environment as the government’s central banking system, the Federal Reserve, raises interest rates and technology continues to transform the industry. Mortgage rate increases are the latest kick in the…