Special Features 2016-12-08T15:24:47+00:00

Special Features

Reports, maps, and infographics about special topics.

Hotlanta: Temperature Changes 2000-2017

By | July 6th, 2017|Categories: Friday Factday, Special Features|

Update through June, 2017: June 2017 was the first month with a below average temperature (-0.2°F) in Atlanta since January 2016! That's 16 months in a row of above average temperatures. What led [...]

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Atlanta #1 Among Largest U.S. Metros for Over-the-Year Employment Growth in April

By | June 1st, 2017|Categories: Economy, Special Features|

In April 2017, nonfarm employment growth for the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) was up 3.3% over the year, placing Atlanta first among the 12 largest U.S. metros in over-the-year percent change [...]

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Travel after I-85 reopening- back to normal?

By | May 26th, 2017|Categories: Friday Factday, Special Features, Transportation|

Now that I-85 has reopened, is traffic back to normal? The May 2017 Regional Snapshot analyzes how the I-85 closure impacted travel throughout Atlanta. The charts below use INRIX travel speed data to take an updated [...]

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Learn4Life: Metro Atlanta Regional Education Partnership

By | April 19th, 2017|Categories: Education, Special Features|

Learn4Life: l4lmetroatlanta.org State of Education in Metro Atlanta | Baseline Report 2017 What is Learn4Life? Learn4Life (L4L) is the Metro Atlanta Regional Education Partnership, a collaborative effort that brings together school [...]

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Changing travel patterns: Current and historic speeds on select roads

By | April 11th, 2017|Categories: Special Features, Transportation|

Commuters driving through Atlanta may be experiencing slower speeds and more congestion following the I-85 bridge collapse; here, we analyze travel conditions on specific roadways for Monday, April 10. With school back in session [...]

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