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WellPoint - 2011 general presentation


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Presentation given at BCBS of GA / WellPoint on 10.27.2011

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WellPoint - 2011 general presentation

  1. 1. Who we are Buckhead Community Improvement District BATMA Livable Buckhead
  2. 2. Buckhead Community Improvement DistrictWhat is a CID?A community improvement district (CID) isa taxation entity of local government inwhich commercial properties in a definedarea pay an additional 3 mils property taxin order to fund improvements within thedistricts boundaries.These funds are used for planningengineering, and designing transportationsolutions and to leverage federal and statetransportation dollars with CID dollars toimplement those solutions. Working Together for a More Livable Community
  3. 3. Infrastructure
  4. 4. Infrastructure MARTA Concourse Bridge Pedestrians from the Tower Place Drive and Stratford Road sides of GA 400 will have direct access to both sides of GA 400 and to MARTAs Buckhead Station without having to walk to Peachtree Road Construction will commence mid-2011 and be completed by mid-2013Peachtree Transformation The Peachtree transformation is themajor enhancement of a stretch ofPeachtree Road in Buckhead into a morelivable, walkable, bikable and drivablepromenade The transformation will allow Peachtreeto live up to its reputation as Atlanta s signature street. Working Together for a More Livable Community
  5. 5. Community Services Piedmont Road StudyA fast, frequent and FREE way tomake tracks around Buckhead. Pedestrian Circulation Study Working Together for a More Livable Community
  6. 6. I85 / 400 Connector Ramps Working Together for a More Livable Community
  7. 7. I85 Express Lanes Working Together for a More Livable Community
  8. 8. BATMAThe Buckhead Area Transportation Management Association (BATMA) works cooperatively with community partners to improve mobility,accessibility and air quality in Buckhead by sponsoring programs andproviding incentives to encourage commuters to take transit, carpool, vanpool, telework, bike and walk to work. §Over 60 businesses §Over 20 property management firms §Over 3,000 commuters
  9. 9. Hidden Costs of Commuting
  10. 10. Alternative commute options Carpool Vanpool Transit Telework Alternative Work Schedules Bike Walk
  11. 11. Carpool / VanpoolIt only takes two or morecommuters riding in a personalvehicle to form a carpoolCarpools are flexibleYou don t have to carpooleveryday An arrangement by which a group of 7 15 people commute to work in a van leased by a 3rd party provider Vanpools have a flat monthly rate depending on the daily round trip mileage Fare Tiers 0 60 miles 61 90 miles 91+ miles
  12. 12. Vanpool15 passenger vansrequire a minimumof 10 paying ridersVolunteer PrimaryDrivers receive a100% seat subsidyHave a monthly fare of: $75 $90 $100 The price includes gas, insurance and maintenance and is based on 10 paying riders
  13. 13. Vanpool7 passenger vansrequire 7 payingparticipantsMinivans have ahigher monthlyrate to keep thesame subsidyHave a monthly fare of: $105 $120 $130 The price includes gas, insurance and maintenance and is based on 7 paying riders
  14. 14. Transit
  15. 15. The equivalent of:What seems like an 2 Carpoolsendless stream of Is only 88 people 1 Vanpoolcars in this photo 1 Xpress bus
  16. 16. Bike / Walk Bikes are allowed on MARTA and the buc Discounted Confident City Cycling classes taught by the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition On average, every minute ofwalking can extend your life by1.5 to 2 minutes Walking an extra 20 minuteseach day will burn off 7 poundsof body fat per year.
  17. 17. Incentives First Timers Cash for Commuters Carpoolers, Vanpoolers, Walkers, Bikers, Teleworkers and Transit $3/Day Users Earn $3/day up to $100. Log on to track commute Occasional Users Commuter Rewards Log your commute on and get put in drawing to win $25$25/Month Drawing Visa Gift Card The more you log, the more you win. 1/10 chance to win Carpool Extreme Users Carpoolers automatically receive $20, 40, and $60 gas cards Log at least 30 trips (15 round trips) on$20, $40, $60/Month Vanpool Subsidies Vanpool Subsidy $75, $90, $100 Covers half of expenses. Full cost can be $200 or more Includes van and maintenance costs Flat Fare/Month Guaranteed Ride Home provides commuters who carpool, vanpool, bike or use transit with a reliable ride home if an unexpected event occurs up to 5 trips home or to their car each year Provided by the division of the Atlanta Regional Commission Federal funding for the GRH program is provided through the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT).
  18. 18. Livable Buckhead, Inc.Mission:Livable Buckhead, Inc. strives to ensure thelong term vitality and prosperity of the Buckheadcommunity by working cooperatively withindividuals, public entities and private businessesto integrate into everyday life and businesssustainable strategies that improve theenvironment and quality of life in the community. Programmatic Overview: Sustainability Greenspace Resource Conservation Public Health and Safety Social and Cultural Vibrancy Housing Access + Mobility Innovation Making Buckhead so very livable
  19. 19. Questions?