ATL Councilman Amir Farokhi discusses stalled maintenance projects, More MARTA audit

The Center for Civic Innovation has launched an initiative re-imagining Atlanta’s Neighborhood Planning Unit System.

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The Atlanta Department of Transportation has a growing list of old and new maintenance projects.

On Tuesday’s edition of “Closer Look,” District 2 Atlanta City Councilmember Amir Farokhi discusses Atlanta’s history of underfunding the city’s maintenance needs and what needs to be done to streamline the process of maintaining city roads and infrastructure.

During the conversation, Farokhi talked with show host Rose Scott about Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens’ 2023 State of the City address, calls for a More MARTA audit, and improvements for DeKalb Ave.