Entries by pklibanoff

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Improving engagement across the public transportation planning process

Over the past year, we partnered with MIT’s Department of Urban Studies and Planning to examine how open-source, interactive tools might change how stakeholders can meaningfully engage in the public transportation planning process. Alongside Ride New Orleans and Walk San Francisco, Advance Atlanta assessed the usefulness of the CoAXs tool. CoAXs (Collaborative Accessibility-Based Stakeholder Engagement […]

Welcome to the New Advance Atlanta

Wondering what we’ve been up to? You may have noticed that Advance Atlanta has a new look. But it’s more than just our look that has changed. Over the past year, we’ve been working to update our website, logo, and board structure. So why the changes? The first one started with an opportunity to get […]

Save the date! Advance Atlanta Launch Party

We at Advance Atlanta have been busy and we’re excited to tell you a little about what we’ve been up to: We’ve strategized and refined our organization to effectively advocate for increased transit connectivity and coordination throughout the Metro Atlanta region We’ve redesigned our website from the ground up, with a focus on information sharing […]

Advance Atlanta: Request for Proposal Questions and Answers

Update Additional information on our Website Design Request for Proposal can be found by clicking the link below which provides detailed responses to questions received prior to the formal November 23rd deadline to submit questions. RFP Questions and Answers Official responses are due December 7, 2016.  Overview The Coalition to Advance Atlanta (Advance Atlanta) is […]

Advance Atlanta Website Design: Request for Proposal

Overview The Coalition to Advance Atlanta (Advance Atlanta) is a 501(c)(4) organization working to gather people together to learn about and fight for better transit in the metro Atlanta region. We engage our members by providing access to information on how to get involved in influencing the passage of legislation, passing funding referendums, and helping […]

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Transit Talk: Cobb

We invite you to Advance Atlanta’s upcoming event on October 20th from 5:30 – 7:30 pm. Join the #AdvanceATL team and special guests: Tim Lee,  Cobb County Commission Chair Mike Plant, Atlanta Braves President of Development Jeremy Strife, Vice-President of Development for the Atlanta Braves and GM of The Battery Tad Leithead, Chairman of the Cumberland CID Ben Limmer, Assistant GM […]

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Dinner parties were the original social network

Civil discourse can be hard these days. It seems like we’ve allowed ourselves to be defined more by our differences than the many interests or motivations we share. Those differences are enough to discourage many from engaging, but for those that do have a genuine interest in participating in the public discourse on issues that […]

Advance Atlanta Hosts First Annual Transit-Fest to Support Transit Expansion

Over 100 transit supporters joined MARTA Chairman Robbie Ashe, BeltLine creator Ryan Gravel, Advance Atlanta board members and several local transit organizations last Sunday to help push transit expansion in the City of Atlanta this November.  Advance Atlanta, a citizen-driven grassroots advocacy coalition, hosted their first annual Transit Fest at Park Tavern drawing the large […]

Now is the time to mobilize

Now is the time to mobilize — and the stakes are high. On Thursday, February 18 at 3 p.m., Senator Brandon Beach’s (R-Alpharetta) MARTA expansion bill (SB 330) will be HEARD and VOTED ON by the Transportation committee. This hearing is the critical next step for the effort to expand MARTA rail.  If the bill does […]