Marta Board Advances Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms’ One Atlanta Vision by Approving Historic Transit Expansion
The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority’s (MARTA) Board of Directors in partnership with Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and the City of Atlanta, made history today by unanimously approving the More MARTA Atlanta program which represents the region’s largest transit investment in more than four decades.
10/04/2018 5:04 PM
The City of Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs (OCA) announced today it will host the city’s annual public art festival, ELEVATE, in Southwest Atlanta from Sunday, Oct. 14, to Sunday, Oct. 21.
10/04/2018 3:06 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, joined by Atlanta City Councilmember Carla Smith, signed legislation officially renaming Confederate Avenue.
10/03/2018 4:27 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Joins Nation’s Leading Water Executives and Experts to Collaborate on Water Workforce Strategies
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms today joined New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell on a panel discussion for the Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition and Conference. Speaking to an audience of 200 water utility leaders and executives from across the nation, Mayor Bottoms discussed the Administration’s efforts to address water workforce needs, equity and affordability challenges.
10/02/2018 4:12 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms today announced an unprecedented comprehensive plan to raise compensation for members of the Atlanta Police Department. By January 2019, the City will invest an additional $10 million towards compensation for patrolling police and senior police officers.
10/01/2018 10:35 AM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms will make a special announcement to further progress her One Atlanta vision.
10/01/2018 8:19 AM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Joins Bipartisan Contingency for United States Conference of Mayors Fall Leadership Conference
Mayor Bottoms joins a bipartisan contingency of 45 mayors convening to tackle some of the nation’s most pressing issues—including resiliency, homelessness and economic security.
09/28/2018 5:15 PM
The City of Atlanta announced today the Mayor’s Office of International Affairs and Invest Atlanta, along with international partner Metropole Toulouse, have selected the final eight companies for the 2018 Atlanta International Startup Exchange.
09/28/2018 10:40 AM
There will be lane closures in effect in the Downtown area for filming inside Atlanta City Hall. Contact the Mayor’s Office of Film and Entertainment at 404-330-6006 with any questions or concerns.
09/27/2018 10:23 AM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms will hold a public information session to share with residents the City’s plan to transform The Gulch. The proposed agreement with CIM represents an historic and unprecedented opportunity to bring much needed investment and redevelopment to the heart of downtown Atlanta.
09/26/2018 12:16 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms will recognize participants in the Atlanta Better Buildings Challenge. The Atlanta Better Buildings Challenge recognizes participant buildings that have achieved an energy or water savings of at least 20%--these buildings are the “top performers.”
09/26/2018 9:18 AM
On Monday, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms will take part in the prestigious Concordia Summit, which brings together global leaders to discuss critical issues alongside the United Nations General Assembly in New York City. Mayor Bottoms will participate as a panelist with other thought leaders who are sharing their ideas and solutions on the importance of public-private partnerships in the immigration crisis to make positive change.
09/23/2018 3:55 PM
On September 18, 2018, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms welcomed a panel of service providers, advocates, and government officials to City Hall to discuss labor exploitation, sexual exploitation and ways to address human trafficking. The meeting marked the beginning of the city’s response to the anti-trafficking challenge presented by the Pathways to Freedom grant received earlier this year.
09/20/2018 6:33 PM
In honor of Constitution Week, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms welcomed 45 new United States citizens at a naturalization ceremony held Thursday in the Atrium of City Hall.
09/20/2018 3:10 PM