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Companies Join Forces Across Perimeter to Reduce Traffic

The first-ever Perimeter Work Week recently took place, removing 4,000 cars from traffic during the week. The week brought together some of the most prominent companies in Perimeter, including Mercedes-Benz, VMware, Beazer Homes, and COX Enterprises, to offer eligible employees with the option to telework or have a flexible schedule at least one day during the week. 
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Companies Pledge Workplace Flexibility for First-Ever ‘Perimeter Work Week’

An estimated 4,000 employees who work in Perimeter’s thriving business district are spending less time in traffic this week thanks to the commitment of leading companies in the district taking part in the inaugural Perimeter Work Week (Oct. 28 – Nov. 1).
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Expert Panel Offers Glimpse into Atlanta’s Transportation Future

Perimeter Connects — in partnership with the Urban Land Institute and the Perimeter Community Improvement Districts — recently gathered local commercial real estate professionals, transportation experts, and civic and business leaders to discuss the future of transportation in Atlanta.
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Fulton Transit Master Plan Adds Bus Rapid Transit

Reporter Newspapers recently reported that Bus Rapid Transit (BRT), a bus transit system that’s fast and cost-effective, has been added to the Fulton Transit Master Plan, advancing it one step closer to bringing relief to Perimeter’s gridlock.
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Transform 285/400 at Peachtree Dunwoody Road: Long-Term Lane Modification

Construction-related realignments on Peachtree Dunwoody Road were implemented on April 29, 2019 and will continue through the end of the 285/400 reconstruction (expected to be completed by end-of-year 2020).
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Get On Board: Ride Transit to Work from April 22 – May 3

Perimeter Connects has teamed up with Georgia Commute Options to encourage the Atlanta community to ride the train or bus to and from work during “Get on Board, a two-week event that kicks off on Earth Day, Monday, April 22 and ends Friday, May 3.   (more…)

❄ 4 Ways You Can Prepare for Winter Weather

As any Atlanta resident knows, winters in Georgia can be unpredictable and can bring severe weather and hazardous driving conditions. With potential snow and ice looming ahead of us this winter, we encourage you to take the time now to establish a plan to keep your business productive.  
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Commuter Spotlight: Lecretia Takes on a Stress-Free Commute

Like many metro Atlanta residents traveling across town for their job, working mom Lecretia G. endured wearisome commutes to her job as an Administrative Assistant. Each day she drove from her home in Lawrenceville to Perimeter, racking up 50+ miles round trip on her car (and her peace of mind). Eager to quit Atlanta traffic for good, she jumped at the chance for a calmer ride on an Xpress bus.

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5 Perimeter Projects You Should Know About In 2019

The new year has much in store for Perimeter. From new road interchanges to construction milestones, here are five projects in the pipeline for the Perimeter area that will impact your business in 2019:    (more…)

Make Your Workforce More Resilient in 2019

2019 has much in store for Atlanta, beginning with Super Bowl LIII in the heart of downtown this February. With mega sporting events ahead and the potential for icy road conditions in the late winter months, planning in advance for employee commuting challenges is a vital task to tackle in the new year in order to maintain business continuity and an engaged workforce regardless of obstacles or surprises.

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Companies Finding Success Through Telework

This week, businesses across the state are celebrating Georgia Telework Week, taking place Nov. 12 through 16. Telework has gained momentum among businesses, from large enterprises to small startups, and is different for each company implementing it. Some may allow employees to work from home one day a week, while others arrange for employees to telework full-time.

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Bicycle & Pedestrian Projects on the Horizon for Perimeter

This fall, the Perimeter Community Improvement Districts (PCIDs) is approving a work plan that brings together infrastructure projects planned by the PCIDs; the cities of Brookhaven, Dunwoody, and Sandy Springs; Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT); MARTA and State Road and Tollway Authority (SRTA). The entire 5-10-year work plan is available here. (more…)