What We Do• Work to: • Improve mobility • Improve accessibility • Improve air quality
Who We Do It WithOver 60 businessesOver 20 property management firmsOver 3,000 commuters (YOU!)
Why We Do It• Save money – We have one of the most expensive commutes in the country – We spend 22% of our income on gas and car• Save time – Takes me 11 min to get to work. – Takes me 1 hour and 11 min to get home.• Save your health – Air intake – Stress – Obesity
How We Do It• Educate commuters on Clean Commute options• Provide incentives to encourage Clean Commuting• Provide Last -mile commute connectivity• Provide tools to commuters and employers• Provide awareness
Carpool• I can’t… • I work in a small office… • No one lives near me… • I have to go places before/after work… • I have kids and what if they get sick? • My schedule is inconsistent • I don’t have time to find a ride
Vanpool• An arrangement by which a group of 7 – 15 people commute to work in a van leased by a 3rd party provider• Vanpools operate like mini-transit services & run on a set schedule• Have a flat fare of $75 - $90 - $100 The price includes gas, insurance and maintenance.
Bike / Walk •Bikes are allowed on MARTA and the buc •Discounted Confident City Cycling classes taught by the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition•Health Baby, Health!•Better in Groups
Telework•Working at home or anotherlocation on full or part time•Most employees teleworkonly once or twice per week•Completely eliminates airpollution and traffic congestion•Essential for emergencybusiness continuity plans
Condensed Work Week Normal = Boss says “why?” 8 hrs/day x 5 days/wk • Save energy at work How about… • Save space at work CWW = • Workers more 10 hrs/day x 4 days/wk productive at home CWW = • Additional Bandwidth9 hrs/day x 4 days/2 wks • Can walk the dog Or some combination… instead of doing work
Incentives • Cash for Commuters First Timers • Carpoolers, Vanpoolers, Walkers, Bikers, Teleworkers and Transit Users $3/Day • Earn $3/day up to $100. Log on batma.org to track commute •Commuter Rewards Clean Commuters •Log your commute on batma.org and get put in drawing to win $25 Visa Gift Card $25/Month Drawing •The more you log, the more you win. 1/10 chance to win •CarpoolCarpools of 2 or More •Carpoolers automatically receive $20, 40, and $60 gas cards •Log at least 30 trips (15 round trips) on batma.org $20, $40, $60/Month Vanpool Subsidies •Vanpool Subsidy •Covers half of expenses. Full cost can be $200 or more$75, $90, $100/Month •Includes van and maintenance costs
Last Mile Connectivity A fast, frequent and FREE way to make tracks around Buckhead.New Route and Schedule July 1st!
Tom Bastek – Outreach Manager firstname.lastname@example.org 404-842-2689 www.batma.org