Downtown commuters are reminded of weekday commute options during College Football Playoff National Championship

January 4,2018

Media Contact: 
Paige Sullivan
Central Atlanta Progress
404-658-5981 or PSullivan@AtlantaDowntown.com 


Downtown commuters are reminded of weekday commute options 
during College Football Playoff National Championship 

ATLANTA (January 3, 2018) – As the 2018 College Football Playoff National Championship approaches, those who commute to Downtown are encouraged to consider alternative commute options during this special event that will take place on a business day.

Beginning during the afternoon travel peak on Monday, January 8, 2018, Downtown Atlanta expects to increase its typical daytime population of 176,000 people by approximately 57% – hosting an additional 100,000 College Football Playoff National Championship fans, media, and event staff. 

Road closures are as follows: 

•    Marietta St, between Ivan Allen Jr Blvd and Centennial Olympic Park Dr
•    Centennial Olympic Park Dr, between Portman Blvd and MLK Jr Dr
•    Eastbound Baker St, between Luckie St and Centennial Olympic Park Dr

To avoid delays, commuters are encouraged plan accordingly by utilizing the variety of commute options available in Downtown, including public transportation and remote work capabilities.

To explore commuter options in Downtown, visit Central Atlanta Progress’ website at http://bit.ly/capcommute

CAP's GreenSource team has also compiled a list of tools to assist in trip-planning for Downtown commutes, which can be viewed at http://bit.ly/downtowntravel

To learn more about the 2018 College Football Playoff National Championship, visit collegefootballplayoff.com and atlchampgame.com.

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About Central Atlanta Progress / Atlanta Downtown Improvement District: Central Atlanta Progress, Inc., is a Downtown business association with approximately 240 members. Its mission is to champion a vibrant community with strong leadership and sustainable infrastructure that is safe, livable, diverse, economically viable, accessible, clean, hospitable and entertaining. The Atlanta Downtown Improvement District is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, charitable corporation created by CAP to make Downtown safer, cleaner and more hospitable.