Fayette County 2016 Metro Atlanta Speaks Highlights

Fayette County residents are concerned about transportation, but increasingly optimistic about economic conditions. While residents have a great sense of safety and quality of life in their neighborhoods, they are a little less optimistic than all survey respondents about a better near-term future for the region as a whole. Check out some highlights of the [...]

By | 2017-03-07T18:08:47+00:00 March 7th, 2017|Metro Atlanta Speaks|Comments Off on Fayette County 2016 Metro Atlanta Speaks Highlights

Crime in the Region: Perception (Metro Atlanta Speaks) + Trends (FBI Reports)

A growing share of respondents to the Metro Atlanta Speaks survey rate crime as the biggest problem for the region; yet, the survey also reveals that respondents consider crime a greater issue at the regional level than within their local communities Let's take a look at this compared to actual trends: Respondents in [...]

By | 2017-02-24T20:06:44+00:00 February 24th, 2017|Friday Factday, Metro Atlanta Speaks, Special Features|Comments Off on Crime in the Region: Perception (Metro Atlanta Speaks) + Trends (FBI Reports)

DeKalb County: Optimistic and Involved (Metro Atlanta Speaks 2016 Highlights)

While DeKalb County residents have financial stressors and are concerned about crime, they are more optimistic and involved than the average metro Atlanta resident. Check out some highlights of the 2016 Metro Atlanta Speaks survey below. To explore all 27 questions, see the Regional Snapshot: 2016 Metro Atlanta Speaks Survey Results and http://www.atlantaregional.com/info-center/metro-atlanta-speaks.

By | 2017-02-16T21:07:32+00:00 February 16th, 2017|Metro Atlanta Speaks|Comments Off on DeKalb County: Optimistic and Involved (Metro Atlanta Speaks 2016 Highlights)

Millennials and Financial Resilience in Metro Atlanta – A Deep Dive into Metro Atlanta Speaks

Many of us probably think millennials cope with financial stresses easily because of their education and improving job prospects. We took a look at the local level of financial stress in the 2016 Metro Atlanta Speaks (MAS) Survey by asking respondents "If you had to come up with $400 for an unexpected emergency, how would you pay?" [...]

By | 2017-01-30T15:51:38+00:00 January 30th, 2017|Metro Atlanta Speaks|Comments Off on Millennials and Financial Resilience in Metro Atlanta – A Deep Dive into Metro Atlanta Speaks

The Food Insecure in Metro Atlanta – A Deep Dive into Metro Atlanta Speaks

For most of us, Thanksgiving is a time to celebrate with our families over an abundance of food and reflect on the many reasons we have to give thanks. Whatever the particular traditions are, food is usually a centerpiece. But as our recent Metro Atlanta Speaks survey shows, food isn’t always a given. In fact, [...]

By | 2016-12-08T15:24:47+00:00 November 23rd, 2016|Metro Atlanta Speaks, Special Features|Comments Off on The Food Insecure in Metro Atlanta – A Deep Dive into Metro Atlanta Speaks

2016 Metro Atlanta Speaks Survey Results- Regional Snapshot

Transportation Remains Region’s Top Concern, According to 2016 Metro Atlanta Speaks Survey Atlanta Regional Commission's 2016 Metro Atlanta Speaks survey results were recently released, which document the perceptions of 5,400 residents in a 13-county area on topics including transportation, education, the economy, civic engagement, quality of life, and arts/culture. One of the questions asks respondents what [...]

By | 2016-12-08T15:24:48+00:00 November 3rd, 2016|Metro Atlanta Speaks, Regional Snapshot|Comments Off on 2016 Metro Atlanta Speaks Survey Results- Regional Snapshot

Transportation Tuesday: Transportation remains metro Atlanta’s top concern

According to the 2016 Metro Atlanta Speaks survey, 25 percent of respondents said transportation was the biggest problem facing the Atlanta region, the third straight year this topic topped the list of residents’ concerns. The results of the survey were just released, offering a statistically valid snapshot of residents’ views on a range of critical issues, [...]

By | 2016-12-08T15:24:49+00:00 November 1st, 2016|Metro Atlanta Speaks, Transportation Tuesday|Comments Off on Transportation Tuesday: Transportation remains metro Atlanta’s top concern

Metro Atlanta Speaks Spotlight: What Does Douglas County Think?

More Douglas County residents think Transportation is the biggest problem in metro Atlanta compared to other issues. Seventy-two percent think public transit is Very Important to the region. As we prepare to gauge the perspectives of residents in the new 2016 Metro Atlanta Speaks Survey (results will be shared later this year), let's revisit what Douglas County residents [...]

By | 2016-09-06T14:13:19+00:00 September 6th, 2016|Metro Atlanta Speaks|Comments Off on Metro Atlanta Speaks Spotlight: What Does Douglas County Think?

Metro Atlanta Speaks Spotlight: What Does Henry County Think?

Henry County residents have local pride and strong community engagement, but have regional transportation challenges. Highlights of the responses from the 400 Henry County residents surveyed in the 2015 edition of Metro Atlanta Speaks are shown below. Featured questions: How would you rate metro Atlanta as a place to live? How would you rate support services for elderly citizens? Of the [...]

By | 2016-12-08T15:25:13+00:00 June 8th, 2016|Metro Atlanta Speaks|Comments Off on Metro Atlanta Speaks Spotlight: What Does Henry County Think?

Metro Atlanta Speaks Spotlight: What Does Rockdale County Think?

Compared to other counties, a higher percentage of Rockdale County residents think public education in the metro region is "excellent," and they are more likely to consider crime the biggest problem for metro Atlanta. Check out what else the 400 surveyed Rockdale County residents had to say in the 2015 edition of Metro Atlanta Speaks. Featured questions: Of the following, [...]

By | 2016-12-08T15:25:13+00:00 May 31st, 2016|Metro Atlanta Speaks|Comments Off on Metro Atlanta Speaks Spotlight: What Does Rockdale County Think?
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