Held in downtown Atlanta on November 13, the 2013 PACE Awards ceremony recognized the best commute options programs in Georgia, applauding the success of employers, property managers, schools and individuals in their shared pursuit of a more sustainable transportation network and a healthier environment.
Congratulations to these individuals and organizations that were recognized today for their leadership and hard work:
Best Overall Program - Mid-Sized Employer
Winner: The Hartford
Finalist: Chick-fil-A Peachtree Center
Best Overall Program - Large Employer
Winner: Delta Air Lines
Best Overall Program - Property Manager
Winner: Seven Oaks Management Co./Perimeter Center
Finalist: Jones Lang LaSalle/Georgia-Pacific Center
Government Champion - State Agency
Winner: Georgia Institute of Technology
Finalist: State Board of Pardons and Parole
Government Champion - Local Employer
Winner: Gwinnett County Government
Finalist: City of Decatur
Telework Catalyst Award
State of Georgia
UPS Exemplary Idle Reduction Award
Gwinnett County Government
Clean Air Schools District of the Year
Rockdale County Public Schools
Clean Air School of the Year
Honey Creek Elemetary School, Rockdale County
Jason Weinberger, Northview High School, Fulton County
Dr. Marlin R. Gottschalk Student Environmental Leadership Award
Angela Henderson, Kemp Elementary School, Cobb County
For background information on all of the 2013 PACE Award winners, click here.
In addition to these awards, 184 workplaces were recognized as 2013 Platinum Partners because they each achieved a high threshold of clean commute trips. The number of organizations earning Platinum Partner recognition grew by nearly 10% over 2012.
Thank you to all of the employers, property managers, schools and commuters that are taking action every day for less traffic and cleaner air in Georgia.