The first phase of the reconstructed Mount Vernon Highway bridge is now complete, reaching a new Transform 285/400 Project milestone. Now construction crews have moved onto preparation for the second phase, resulting in a traffic shift on Mount Vernon Highway bridge over SR 400 from Barfield Road to Crestline Parkway.
Governor Kemp has declared Monday, November 18 through Friday, November 22 as Georgia Telework Week. The week provides employees across the state and in Perimeter with the opportunity to save time in their day and increase productivity at work by avoiding traffic and working remotely.
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.
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).
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.
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).
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…)
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.
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.
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…)