Our usual fall traditions might be on hold, but mother nature's most brilliant offering — the annual changing of the leaves — is still on, with Atlanta expected to see the most color between October 26 and November 2.
This Monday Mapday explores the location of students whose learning needs may be most impacted by virtual instruction.
COVID-19 cases in nursing homes are on the rise, and a Supreme Court decision from 1999 provides the groundwork for getting people out of an institutionalized setting and into their homes, where they can engage in better social distancing and safety from the virus.
While the medical and public health communities continue to work towards flattening the curve for COVID-19 infections, data continues to show that older adults may be at higher risk for severe illness from coronavirus. A few weeks ago on this blog, we provided information on the spatial distribution of the senior population in Georgia: https://33n.atlantaregional.com/monday-mapday/monday-mapday-older-populations [...]
TransitCenter's Transit Insights tool makes it possible to look at transit trends over time and see how demographic change influences transit infrastructure.
The term "gerrymander" was originally coined by a political cartoonist to describe the salamander-shaped electoral districts drawn by the political party colleagues of Massachusetts governor Elbridge Gerry in 1812. The word is an amalgamation of the words "Gerry" and "salamander," and it describes the way politicians divide geographic areas into voting districts that give one [...]
Exploring the history of maptivism and its current incarnations in Atlanta.
These animated GIFs show the growth of Atlanta's urbanized areas from 1984 to 2016.
How do local governments decide where to invest public funds? Better yet, how can local governments help ensure that these investments are distributed to projects in an equitable manner? Unfortunately, there is no single, easy answer. However, the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) has created an interactive equity analysis tool to help address these questions. [...]
With daylight savings time over, temperatures dropping, and a certain crispness in the once muggy air, there’s no time like now to go outside and enjoy all that fall has to offer. But that begs the question: When will autumn leaves be most colorful in the Atlanta region this year? According to the 2018 Fall [...]