The State Personnel Administration in Atlanta, Georgia has met the Standard of Excellence and is named a Best Workplace for Commuters. A telework program eliminates an estimated 8 percent of employee commute trips and a compressed work week program eliminates approximately 10 percent of employee commute trips. Supporting benefits include an active membership in a TMA, rideshare matching, pretax transit and vanpool subsidies, secure bicycle parking, employee commuting awards programs, and healthy initiatives. An emergency ride home program is offered by the Clean Air Campaign.
The State Personnel Administration (SPA), formerly the Georgia Merit System, was established in February, 1943 (SB 17), as the central personnel agency of the state of Georgia, providing human resource (HR) and benefit programs, products and services to all state entities and employees. Visit Georgia Merit System.