Web Wednesday: ARC’s New Podcast “What’s Next ATL”

The Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) has a podcast. The podcast is called What’s Next ATL, like the recently launched website of the same name. What’s Next ATL is hosted and produced by Kate Sweeney, formerly an NPR reporter for 90.1 WABE. Each episode focuses on one crucial issue facing our region, and a person, [...]

By |2018-11-14T09:37:35+00:00November 14th, 2018|Housing, Web Wednesday|Comments Off on Web Wednesday: ARC’s New Podcast “What’s Next ATL”

Web Wednesday: The Opportunity Atlas

Opportunity varies widely across our country.  Where one grows up, the income of their parents, their race and ethnicity -- all of these factors can contribute to a person's economic prospects and potential social mobility as an adult.  Researchers from Harvard, Brown, and the U.S. Census Bureau have attempted to measure the extent to which [...]

By |2018-10-24T08:52:14+00:00October 24th, 2018|Age and Generations, Economy, Race and Diversity, Web Wednesday|Comments Off on Web Wednesday: The Opportunity Atlas

Web Wednesday: What’s New from the Census Bureau?

The Census Bureau has released-- over the last few weeks--two great new datasets that are worth a look: American Community Survey (ACS), 1-year estimates, 2017 American Housing Survey (AHS), 2017 Available through American FactFinder, the ACS 1-year has 2017 estimates for geographic areas with 60,000 people or more.  The next ACS [...]

By |2018-09-26T14:45:18+00:00September 26th, 2018|Education, Housing, Population, Public Health, Transportation, Web Wednesday|Comments Off on Web Wednesday: What’s New from the Census Bureau?

Web Wednesday: What’s Next ATL?

Looking for a place with all the latest news and info related to working, living, and commuting in the Atlanta Metro region?  What's Next ATL bills itself as just that -- a one-stop shop for  original blog posts, carefully selected links of local and national news, news releases from local government and non-profit [...]

By |2018-08-15T14:59:39+00:00August 15th, 2018|Education, Housing, Population, Public Health, Transportation, Web Wednesday|Comments Off on Web Wednesday: What’s Next ATL?

Web Wednesday: Census 2020–Count Challenges

Happy Hump Day, fellow data voyagers! Web Wednesday, a semi-regular feature on 33 North,  is intended to remind us of recent "hot spots" on the data landscape, and point back to relevant resources and links for more learning on the given topic(s).   The Decennial (every 10 years) Census count is a constitutional requirement in [...]

By |2018-08-13T18:11:56+00:00August 8th, 2018|Economy, Population, Race and Diversity, Web Wednesday|Comments Off on Web Wednesday: Census 2020–Count Challenges

Web Wednesday: Equal Pay Day Was Yesterday

Happy Hump Day, fellow data voyagers! Web Wednesday, a  new semi-weekly feature on 33 North,  is intended to remind us of recent "hot spots" on the data landscape, and point back to relevant resources and links to more learning on the given topic(s).   Yesterday, April 10th was Equal Pay Day, the day representing how far [...]

By |2018-04-12T02:29:37+00:00April 11th, 2018|Economy, Web Wednesday|Comments Off on Web Wednesday: Equal Pay Day Was Yesterday