Maria Saporta | ABC Articles

A delegation of 111 metro Atlanta leaders, who just returned from a study mission to Philadelphia, learned how Drexel University hopes to bridge its campus with its surrounding community by building over rail yards near the 30th Street Amtrak train station.

It did not take long for the delegation, traveling on the annual Atlanta Regional Commission trip that explores how other regions address the very issues facing Atlanta, for key local leaders to see a direct parallel between what Drexel is planning and “the Gulch” in downtown Atlanta between the Five Points MARTA station and Philips Arena. Read more