Commuter Benefit Briefs
Commuter Benefit Briefs provide a comprehensive summary of each commuter
benefit. The briefs are written in an easy to follow question-and-answer
format and cover a range of issues, such as implementation, costs, and
- Carpool Incentive
Programs (388K PDF) This briefing paper can be used as a
step-by-step "how to" guide by employers establishing carpool
incentive programs. It presents the benefits of these programs, describes
when such programs make sense, and outlines implementation issues and
Tax Benefits (738K PDF) A comprehensive briefing paper that
describes the transportation fringe benefits covered under a tax-free
and pretax provision
of the federal tax code. Relevant portions of the tax code are included
with translations of code particulars for non-technical readers. The
briefing also contains an employer tax savings worksheet.
Commuter Benefits to Employees (582K PDF) Marketing a commuter
benefits program to employees is an important and continuous part of
a successful commuter benefits program. This briefing paper discusses
marketing strategies and messages, including suggestions for program
implementation and launch, ongoing marketing, and measuring employee
Cash Out (312K PDF) - This briefing paper discusses the tax and
other benefits of parking cash-out
programs and helps employers identify when they make sense. It also
includes an implementation guide and case studies.
Programs (691K PDF) This briefing paper explores the benefits
of teleworking, as well
the implementation issues and costs. It arms employers with the information
needed to create an effective telework program through an implementation
guide, answers to frequently asked questions, and case studies.
and Vanpool Benefits (3.4MB PDF) This briefing paper clarifies
which transportation fringe benefits qualify for Best Workplaces for
CommutersSM. It summarizes the employer,
employee, and tax benefits of commuter choice programs. The briefing
also includes a "Guide to Implementation" and case studies
Programs (1.07MB PDF) This briefing document explores the
benefits of vanpool programs and
provides guidance on when and how to implement them. It provides answers
to frequently asked questions and case studies for employers.
files must be downloaded and viewed with the free Adobe
Acrobat Reader 6.0.