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Monday Mapday: Fall Foliage Forecast

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.

By |2020-09-29T15:56:37-04:00September 28th, 2020|Environment, Monday Mapday|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: Fall Foliage Forecast

Data Diversion: From Olmstead to COVID-19

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.

By |2020-07-02T14:05:08-04:00July 2nd, 2020|COVID-19, Data Diversions, Public Health|Comments Off on Data Diversion: From Olmstead to COVID-19

Data Diversion: Update on COVID-19 and Older Adults

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 [...]

By |2020-04-16T14:49:42-04:00April 15th, 2020|Age and Generations, Data Diversions, Public Health|Comments Off on Data Diversion: Update on COVID-19 and Older Adults

Web Wednesday: A New Kind of Gerrymander

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 [...]

By |2019-05-29T13:04:30-04:00May 28th, 2019|Education, Equity, Housing, Race and Diversity, Web Wednesday|Comments Off on Web Wednesday: A New Kind of Gerrymander

Monday Mapday: New DASH Tool to Visualize Equitable Target Areas (ETAs)

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. [...]

By |2018-12-03T08:44:50-04:00December 2nd, 2018|Age and Generations, Monday Mapday, Other Demographics, Population, Public Health, Race and Diversity, Transportation|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: New DASH Tool to Visualize Equitable Target Areas (ETAs)

Monday Mapday: Have We Reached Peak Foliage?

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 [...]

By |2018-11-05T09:03:42-04:00November 5th, 2018|Environment, Forecasts, Monday Mapday|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: Have We Reached Peak Foliage?
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