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Events

Fairfax County Celebrates Newest BWC Members

  On Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, Best Workplaces for Commuters will honor 11 organizations in Fairfax County, Virginia, for providing transportation solutions to their employees. Once a bedroom community to Washington, D.C., Fairfax County now boasts more than 36,000 employers of its own, with 601,000 jobs and a population of 1.2 million. The opening of the Silver Line, the Metro

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October 30, 2018: Spotlight on Florida Best Workplaces for Commuters: Engaging Large and Small Employers

On Tuesday, October 30 26, 2018, Best Workplaces for Commuters hosted a Spotlight web conference, “Spotlight on Florida Best Workplaces for Commuters: Engaging Large and Small Employers” The webinar spotlighted Florida Best Workplaces for Commuters as part of Mobility Week, 2018.  Stephen Alianiello, reThink’s Senior Outreach Specialist,  discussed how they utilize the Best Workplaces for Commuters program to engage employers.

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July 26, 2018: Spotlight on ACHD Commuteride Programs

    On Thursday, July 26, 2018, Best Workplaces for Commuters hosted a Spotlight web conference, “Spotlight on ACHD Commuteride Programs.” Commuteride is the go-to resource for Transportation Demand Management (TDM) initiatives in Boise, Idaho. Their signature campaign May in Motion, is designed for organizations to become Transportation Champions and gain recognition for their employee participation and business transportation benefits.

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Aug. 23, 2018: Moving Beyond Trip Planning — Technology Innovations for Your Campus or Workplace webinar

On August 23, 2018, Best Workplaces for Commuters and WeDriveU co-sponsored the webinar “Moving Beyond Trip Planning: Technology Innovations for Your Campus or Workplace”. Speakers Jamie Jarvis, Director, Sustainable Transportation Programs at Stanford Research Park (SRP) and Kevin Mathy, Managing Director of Customer Success with WeDriveU. They discussed how advances in technology are changing how universities, employers and managed properties shape commuter

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City of St. Petersburg and St. Petersburg College (SPC) receive Best Workplaces for Commuters awards

The city of St. Petersburg and St. Petersburg College (SPC) received a ‘Best Workplaces for Commuters’ (BWC) award from the Tampa Bay Regional Transit Authority (TBARTA) for its efforts to expand and promote smart, sustainable commuting options during a Commuter Choices Day event , on Wednesday, October 18. Mayor Rick Kriseman accepted the award on behalf of the city and Brian Miles,

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Aug. 24: 2017 Emergency Ride Home Survey Results and How to Get on the 2018 BWC List Release webinar

2017 Emergency Ride Home Survey Results and How to Get on the 2018 BWC List Release Thursday, August 24, 2017 2:00:00 PM EDT – 3:00:00 PM EDT   This Best Workplaces for Commuters webinar featured Phil Winters, Director of the TDM program at the Center for Urban Transportation Research who reviewed the results of the Emergency ride home (ERH) survey

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Sept. 20: The New Commute: Employers Leading the Way webinar

On September 20, 2017, Best Workplaces for Commuters and WeDriveU co-sponsored the webinar, “The New Commute: Employers Leading the Way”,  featuring Lauren Bennett, Manager of Transportation at Salesforce and Danielle Glaser, Employee Transportation Coordinator with WeDriveU at LinkedIn.  The hour long session was moderated by Julie Bond, project manager for Best Workplaces for Commuters. Speakers: Lauren Bennett, Manager of Transportation

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Feb. 2: US DOT Final Rule on Performance Measures webinar

On February 2, 2017, ACT and Best Workplaces for Commuters co-sponsored a webinar highlighting changes to the final rule on performance metrics. On January 18, 2017, the Federal Register published the National Performance Management Measures; Assessing Performance of the National Highway System, Freight Movement on the Interstate System, and Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement Program.  The final rule includes numerous

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Recognition for Commuter Services of PA Employers

On August 10, 2016, Commuter Services of Pennsylvania, in partnership with the National Center for Transit Research (NCTR) at the University of South Florida, has again designated four local employers as “Best Workplaces for Commuters” for 2016. The employers are receiving this national recognition for the standard of excellence they have set while offering an extensive list of commuter benefits

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Webinar: Proposed Federal Transportation Performance Measures: Opportunities and Challenges for TDM Communities

Proposed Federal Transportation Performance Measures: Opportunities and Challenges for TDM Communities Thursday, May 26, 2016 2:00:00 PM EDT – 3:15:00 PM EDT Join the Best Workplaces for Commuters (BWC) and the Association for Commuter Transportation’s (ACT) Public Policy Council for this free webinar as we discuss the proposed federal transportation measures. MAP-21 introduces performance measures and outcome based planning. Specifically, MAP-21 establishes

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