Case Study: BWC Program Integral to Fairfax County’s Employer Outreach

BWC Program Integral to Fairfax County’s Employer Outreach Fast-growing Northern Virginia county experiences power of recognition to incentivize employer commute program progress. Home to some of the best-known brands in America—and locally known to have some of the Washington, D.C. regions toughest traffic challenges—Fairfax County, Virginia, greeted its partnership with Best Workplaces for CommutersSM (BWC) in 2010 with enthusiasm. “We

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Case Study: UC Irvine Taking Sustainability Education to New Heights

UC Irvine Taking Sustainability Education to New Heights Parking and transportation woven into common fabric to make the campus as eco-friendly as possible If you stood on the University of California, Irvine (UCI) campus and only looked up at the sky, you might be tempted to think Mother Nature continues to smile upon Southern California, casting her storied sun rays

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Case Study: The MITRE Corp. Sees Green in Employee Commute

The MITRE Corp. Sees Green in Employee Commute Major Northern Virginia employer participates in Best Workplaces for CommutersSM to enhance its already vibrant program.   When a MITRE Corp. employee confided that she had accepted an employment offer at the company’s McLean, Virginia, headquarters because the campus was easy to reach via Metrorail, Nicholas Amatuzzi knew his employee commute program

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Case Study: The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG)

BWC Sparks Competitive Spirit for The University of North Carolina at Greensboro Expanding campus uses award-winning TDM program to help manage the challenges of growth. Competition has long been an important part of life for many universities. Some channel that competitive energy into sports, others into academic achievements. The University of North Carolina at Greensboro extended that spirit to its

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Webinar: TDM Technologies at MITRE, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and Genentech

On May 11, 2016, Best Workplaces for Commuters (BWC) and Association for Commuter Transportation (ACT) hosted the webinar, “TDM Technologies for Employers: How Does Yours Stack Up?” Wendy Scholtz, ACT’s Employer Council Chairperson and Transportation Demand Management Specialist with the CBRE /Microsoft Commute, along with Julie Bond, Project Manager for BWC co-moderated the event. As we all know in the

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2016 Race to Excellence Kickoff Recording

On March 10, 2016, Best Workplaces for Commuters held the Race To Excellence Kickoff web conference. View Recording Watch the web conference to learn about the new rules and process to participate in the Race this year.  New this year:  Race participants will be able to enter achievements all year long on the BWC website and track their progress toward bronze,

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Spotlight Webinar: GVF ‘We Are TDM’

On September 24, 2015, Best Workplaces for Commuters put the spotlight on GVF, a transportation management association (TMA) based in King of Prussia, PA with an hour long webinar. You can view the recording and download the handouts below.  Earlier this year, GVF received a Gold Supporting Agency award from Best Workplaces for Commuters’ 2014 Race to Excellence competition.  GVF also is

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Spotlight On: Virginia Tech – 2014 “Best of the Best” in the University Category

The webinar on June 18, 2015 featured the 2014 Race to Excellence winner of the “Best of” in university category: Virginia Tech. Debby Freed, Virginia Tech’s Alternative Transportation Manager, spoke about their award winning commuter program.  She was the coordinator of the first alternative transportation program at Virginia Tech, which started in 2000. In 2001, Debby left Virginia Tech to start the alternative

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Space Coast Area Transit

Space Coast Area Transit is the transportation provider for Brevard County with offices in Cocoa and Melbourne, Florida. Carmen Baez, the Customer Service Supervisor, is responsible for the commuter benefits program. Space Coast Area Transit encourages ridesharing both internally and externally. Internally, a monthly employee marketing meeting highlights workplace commuter benefits. Twice per year, drivers have the opportunity to sign up

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