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Data in the ATL: Related Links

ATL Data

ATL ACCESS Map - combines multiple childcare supply sources to provide a comprehensive measure of supply, adjusting residential demand to account for journey-to-work related patterns, and modeling gaps at the block group level (GEEARS, Reinvestment Fund, PolicyMap)

ATLMaps - explore and layer historical maps and data collections from Emory, Georgia State University, and other institutions and scholars. Users are encouraged to make connections among the data to gain insight into Atlanta’s history and development.

GEEARS Readiness Radar - suite of tools that allows users to explore a range of data relevant to early childhood and school readiness in Georgia.

Neighborhood Nexus - supports research, analysis, and community engagement. Partners use the data and tools to examine past and current socioeconomic and demographic patterns; assess correlations between the equity, health and climate of communities; identify and develop benchmarking metrics; and in doing so, make better community decisions.

Open Data from the Atlanta Regional Commission - platform for enabling data accessibility, exploration, and collaboration. Download raw data and share your insights with your community or build live applications that serve specific users.

Planning Atlanta: A New City in the Making, 1930s-1990s - a digital collection from Georgia State University Library consisting of city planning maps, city planning publications, demographic data, photographs depicting planning activities, oral histories, and aerial photographs. Much of the Planning Atlanta material was created by the City of Atlanta, the Atlanta Regional Commission, and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Additionally, the collection includes items from other agencies and entities, such as the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority.

Get Involved

She Talks Data - meet-ups that bring together women around the the world who work with data, seeking to establish meaningful connections through small-group gatherings. The goal is to build a community of women who can come together to grow professionally and personally.

SmartATL - enabling the city, citizens, and businesses to gain actionable insights to improving the livability of the city and fostering economic growth by leveraging the IoT and big data analytics capability.

MetroLab Network - a group of city-university partners focused on bringing data, analytics, and innovation to city government. Its members include 41 cities and 55 universities. The Network’s mission is to pair university researchers with city policymakers to undertake research, development, and deployment projects that improve our infrastructure, public services, and environmental sustainability. The Network was launched as part of the Smart Cities Initiative from the Obama White House.

For more information

Contact Bryan Sinclair 
Associate Dean, Public Services
bsinclair@gsu.edu


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