Government, Business

Atlanta Mayor Announces Leader, Plan for City’s DOT

Spaghetti Junction in Georgia An aerial view of the I-85 and I-285 interchange north of Atlanta known as Spaghetti Junction. (NASA World Wind)

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has announced a commissioner and a comprehensive plan for her city’s transportation department.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
November 18, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous, TCA

Robots Taking on More Georgia Warehouse Jobs as Industry Grows

Robot An Amazon warehouse robot. (Bess Adler/Bloomberg News)

E-commerce, growing at 15% a year, is driving a second boom in Georgia’s robust warehousing and logistics industry, which employs about 118,000 packers and material handlers across the state.

Christopher Quinn | The Atlanta Journal Constitution
May 29, 2019
Business, Logistics

Norfolk Southern Breaks Ground on Atlanta HQ

Norfolk Southern Gene J. Puskar/Associated Press

Railroad giant Norfolk Southern held a ceremonial turning of dirt March 26 to mark construction of the company’s new Midtown Atlanta headquarters, but the process of moving personnel from Virginia to Atlanta already is underway.

J. Scott Trubey | The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
March 27, 2019

Atlanta Mayor Announces Creation of City’s Own DOT

Keisha Lance Bottoms Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms speaks at the U.S. Conference of Mayors in January. (Eleanor Lamb/Transport Topics)

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced March 14 that her city will soon have its own transportation department.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
March 15, 2019

Fire Causes Bridge Collapse on I-85 in Atlanta


A portion of Interstate 85 collapsed in Atlanta March 30 due to a fire under the bridge, the city's fire and rescue agency said.

Reuters | By Andreas Cremer
March 30, 2017