On November 6 and 7 2013, representatives from the Atlanta Regional Commission, the Center for Quality Growth and Regional Development at Georgia Tech, and the Metro Atlanta Chamber gathered with experts in transportation from across the country. These professionals participated in discussions and idea exchanges, providing opinions and input to the Atlanta Regional Commision, through the Federal Highway Administration's Capacity Building Program.
View a video of the program here.
Topics discussed included the efficient movement of freight within and between megaregions, cities connected by tight economic and interdependent infrastructure relationships. Additionally, the peer exchange provided attendees with the opportunity to learn from one another's perspectives, resulting in the development of a decision-making process and strategic initiatives to promote economic competitiveness.