When Atlanta Mayor Ivan Allen first proposed the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority in the early 1960’s, he had a vision to connect Atlanta’s burgeoning metro communities by rail and bus. Today, only three counties have agreed to pay for it.
Rickey Bevington investigates how Atlanta streets, neighborhoods and other places got their names. Sam Massell, 53rd Mayor of Atlanta, explains how the Buckhead neighborhood came to be named for a dead deer.
Leading a next generation of southern musicians is Raury Tullis, who opens for Outkast this weekend. Known simply as Raury, he grew up in Stone Mountain outside of Atlanta, and taught himself music by watching videos online.