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AirWatch Sees Results from Revamped Commute Program

VMware AirWatch, a leader in business mobility, makes waves with commute options.  We interviewed John Aquilino, Real Estate and Workplace Manager, who also serves as the Connector for Perimeter Connects here in Atlanta.   (more…)

MARTA Legislation: What does it mean for you?

There is lots of buzz around “the MARTA bill” and what that means for the people of metro Atlanta. We break it down into layman’s terms. (more…)

New Transit Services for Forsyth & Rockdale Commuters

Starting on September 6th commuters into Perimeter Center can take advantage of new and improved GRTA Xpress routes (more…)

Employee Engagement Workshop


EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT WORKSHOP
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Commuter Spotlight: Perimeter Carpools

When Jodi Langford realized that one of her coworkers at St. Joseph’s Hospital was driving to work from the same Alpharetta neighborhood, she suggested they try carpooling. That was over five years and 25,000 miles ago, and they still commute together every day. (more…)

“Don’t Block the Box” helps traffic flow smoothly

Perimeter commuters will see changes at the area’s busiest intersections. These improvements are designed to help traffic flow more smoothly through the lights and improve the safety of pedestrians. The “Don’t Block the Box” initiative paints stripes on the roadway reminding drivers not to be caught in the middle of the intersection with the traffic light changes. (more…)

Celebrate Earth Week with a Clean Commute

Choosing a clean commute such as taking the train or bus, sharing the ride with friends, family, and coworkers, or walking or biking is choosing to live sustainably. It means taking an approach of balance and equity so that humans and the planet have the capacity to endure over time. (more…)

Commuter Spotlight: Perimeter Vanpool

Colleagues Irene Laschuk and Vanessa Jones are not only co-workers, but they also spend every day riding to work together. For the past four years, these employees of Atlanta Center for Reproductive Medicine have vanpooled from their homes in Woodstock to their Perimeter area office.

“It costs about $100 per month for us to vanpool, and it really saves me from putting tons of miles on my car,” said Irene, a Patient Financial Services Manager. (more…)

Vanpooling Just Got Even Cheaper

The Georgia Regional Transit Authority (GRTA) currently provides a monthly cash incentive of $375 per vanpool, an increase that took effect at the beginning of 2016. “GRTA increased the incentive in order to increase participation in this cost-effective form of public transportation,” said Parker Martin, Performance Analyst with GRTA. (more…)

It’s Simple to Start Vanpooling

Vanpool popularity is on the rise, and over a dozen currently come to the Perimeter area daily, with more forming every month. Vanpools typically have bewteen seven and 15 passengers, and the van is owned, insured and maintained by a private vanpool provider. Driving in the HOV or HOT lanes is one of the many advantages of vanpooling. (more…)

Online Guide for Getting There on MARTA

Did you know that there are dozens of restaurants and shops and several hotels located near Perimeter’s three MARTA stations? Many of those destinations are in walking distance. It’s easy to find your way around with the MARTA Guide. (more…)

Walk to lunch or shop, it’s closer than you think

It’s that time of year when many of us use our lunch break to do holiday shopping. This season, consider walking to your retail destination instead of driving.  The Perimeter area offers many stores within an easy 5 to 10 minute walk of most major office buildings. If you aren’t sure how far of a walk your favorite shop is, consult this walkability map put together by the Perimeter Community Improvement District.