Friday Factday: Majority of Metro Atlanta Millennials Willing to Pay Higher Taxes to Expand Public Transit
There's been much in the press lately about the continuing public debate regarding possibilities for funding and implementing alternate transportation modes, with particular focus being placed on transit. Part of the discussion has been on business needs and expectations, both currently and in the future. Another aspect of the debate has revolved around Atlanta [...]
Polls have certainly gotten a great deal of attention lately, for better or worse! Despite some of their shortcomings, polls can tell us some very interesting things, particularly when we are able to see enough difference in answers to eliminate the poll's necessary margin of error as a major concern for interpreting results. Things [...]
This month's Regional Snapshot begins to dig into the results from the 2017 Metro Atlanta Speaks survey, comparing responses among the counties surveyed and offering insights as to how different segments of the population responded. Each year since 2013, ARC and its community partners conduct the Metro Atlanta Speaks public opinion survey to take [...]
This week's Friday Factday provides a preview of the results from this year's Metro Atlanta Speaks survey. Each year, ARC and its community partners conduct the Metro Atlanta Speaks public opinion survey to take the pulse of metro Atlanta residents and help guide the region’s planning and decision-making. The survey, which began in 2013, is [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.