University Campuses as Leaders in the Shift Away From Driving

On May 15, 2014, the Center for Urban Transportation Research at the University of South Florida (and home for Best Workplaces for Commuters) hosted a webinar entitled, University Campuses as Leaders in the Shift Away from Driving, featuring Phineas Baxandall, Senior Analyst for Tax & Budget Policy, U.S. PIRG.  The recording of this webinar is now available for viewing.

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Exploring Airport Employee Commute and Parking Strategies netconference recording

Employees are vital to the effective operation of any airport. They staff the airport on a daily basis from well before the first flight until after the last, which at many airports means 24/7 coverage. This need for continual coverage often means that fixed route public transportation may not fully satisfy airport employee commute needs, making the private automobile to

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BWC Spotlight: Hilton Garden Inn Arlington, Shirlington, VA.

Christopher Ng is the General Manager of the Hilton Garden Inn, a select service hotel in the trendy Village of Shirlington in South Arlington County, VA and he shares proudly, “We were the first LEED Certified hotel in Arlington County when we opened in December, 2009.” The commuter benefits program started at once when the hotel was opened. During the

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BWC Spotlight: Hacienda, Pleasanton, CA

Currently Haceinda is home to 4,000 residents, 550 business and approximately 17,500 employees with future projections of double these numbers.   In additional to residential, Hacienda houses multiple industries including business services, biomedical, health, retail trade and advanced manufacturing. A regional traffic study was conducted to determine the effect that the Hacienda development would have on the volume of traffic and pattern

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BWC Employer Spotlight – Raytheon Company Ridesharing in North Texas

Raytheon Company location in Dallas, Plano, and McKinney, Texas have been actively participating in commuting alternatives for many years. Currently over 325 employees participate in some type of ridesharing. The plant locations in Dallas and Plano have access to light rail and bus service operated by Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART). The McKinney site is located outside the Dallas/Fort Worth

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Seven Fairfax County Employers and Two Business Sites Designated “Best Workplaces for Commuters”

The Fairfax County Department of Transportation (FCDOT), in partnership with the University of South Florida’s Center for Urban Transportation Research, has designated seven Fairfax County employers and two business sites as “Best Workplaces for Commuters” for 2012. The employers were recognized for the range of transportation options offered to their employees.  The “Best Workplaces for Commuters” designation acknowledges employers who

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FDOT District One Commuter Services Polk County Employer Partner Receive Regional and National Awards for Offering Commuter Benefits

Commuter Services’ partner LEGOLAND FL was the first fortune 500 employer Partner in Polk County to achieve the regional Commuter Services Gold Level status and awarded the National Best Workplaces for Commuters (BWC) elite designation for their outstanding commuter benefits. LEGOLAND demonstrated a commitment to marketing, outreach and program development efforts. This included participating in healthy initiatives to encourage and

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2012 Race to Excellence Kick-Off and Gold Employer Spotlight Virtual Meeting

We invite you to join us for the 2012 Race to Excellence Kick-Off and Gold Employer Spotlight Virtual Meeting! The Race to Excellence is a challenge that encourages, recognizes, and highlights dedicated professionals throughout the country who promote commuter benefits, transportation options and the Best Workplaces for Commuters (BWC) designation in their workplaces and throughout their local communities. Winners receive

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