2021 List Breaks All-time Record

More Than 450 Workplaces Named Best Workplaces for Commuters: 2021 List Breaks All-time Record TAMPA, FL (January 28, 2021) – ​Announcing the 2021 Best Workplaces for Commuters (BWC) annual list of U.S.-based employers who meet the program’s National Standard of Excellence by providing exceptional commuter benefits and collectively changing how nearly four million employees commute to and from work each

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January 21, 2021: Is the Sky Falling? The Effects of Eliminating the Business Deduction of Employer-Provided Commuter Benefits

On Thursday, January 21, 2021, Best Workplaces for Commuters and the Coalition for Smarter Transportation (CoaST) sponsored the webinar, “Is the Sky Falling? The Effects of Eliminating the Business Deduction of Employer-Provided Commuter Benefits” The IRS recently issued the final regulations addressing the elimination of the deduction under section 274 for expenses related to certain transportation and commuting benefits provided

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January 28, 2021 – Webinar: Announcing the BWC 2021 List

On Thursday, January 28, 2021, the 2021 Best Workplaces for Commuters List was be released with a record breaking number of workplaces meeting the program’s National Standard of Excellence. View the celebration announcement webinar that recognized the workplaces, sites and universities named to the 2021 list. Our featured speakers included Elizabeth Hughes, President of TDM Specialists, Inc. and Brian Gyorkos,

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November 4, 2020: Florida Mobility Week – Statewide Employer Roundtable

On Wednesday, November 4, 2020, during Mobility Week, BWC facilitated a statewide roundtable discussion focusing on COVID-19 impacts on commuting and Florida’s transition back to the workplace. The roundtable discussion included COVID-19 related workforce impacts to employee commuting and the potential continuation of positive commuter trends post-pandemic, telework as a critical component, work productivity. The discussion also included the impacts

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CDC Updates Guidance for Commuters during COVID-19

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has issued updated guidance for employers to support employees commuting to work, replacing the CDC’s initial guidance recommending employers promote driving alone to work. The new language now states:For employees who commute to work using public transportation or ride sharing, consider offering the following support: · If feasible, offer employees incentives to use forms

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BWC Applications Open for 2021

Starting June 1st, Best Workplaces for Commuters (BWC) is accepting new 2021 applications for employers providing excellent commuter benefits to their employees. In addition to being named on the growing list of BWCs in January 2021, designees receive national recognition and access to training and additional resources, including professional certifications and networking opportunities. The designation is also a great recruiting

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October 3, 2019: Moving People to and from your Campus

On October 3, 2019, Best Workplaces for Commuters held “On the Road to Learning … Moving People To & From Your Campus” webinar in which professionals from top universities detailed their experiences with managing parking, traffic flow, schedules, and the many demands from commuters to and from their campuses. Managing demand is never easy. Often universities face unique challenges such

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August 21, 2019: Vanpooling’s 3R’s – Recruitment, Retention and Reinvention

On August 21, 2019, Best Workplaces for Commuters and the Association for Commuter Transportation sponsored a webinar in which three vanpool professionals shared information about vanpooling, including tips for growth and retention of passengers and drivers. Vanpooling continues to fill an important niche to providing public transportation as it continues to be the fastest, most cost-effective and safest form of

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August 29, 2019: Keep Austin Moving: Showcasing Two Best Workplaces for Commuters

On August 29, 2019, Best Workplaces for Commuters and Movability co-hosted a webinar, Keep Austin Moving – Showcasing Two Best Workplaces for Commuters, in which Merck and Cirrus Logic shared their commute program ideas and stories. Through a partnership with Movability, the City of Austin metro area had the highest number of new Best Workplaces for Commuters named during 2019.

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April 11, 2019: BWC Webinar: A Dockless Future: Bikeshare and eScooters in Suburban Communities

A Dockless Future: Bikeshare and eScooters in Suburban Communities View Recording Download Presentation Handouts:Oakland E-ScootersMinnesota Bikeshare In the past year alone, “dockless” transportation has revolutionized micro-mobility across the country. While new transportation options like electric bikes and scooters provide clean alternatives to getting around, the “dockless” trend has also shown to be disruptive for local governments and residents. While much of

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