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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Hot off the Press: BWC Brochure

The new  Best Workplaces for Commuters Informational Brochure is available for download at this link.  Highlights include quotes from current BWC Members:  “The Best Workplaces for Commuters program serves as an outstanding source of support, knowledge and recognition for employers in Fairfax County, who take pride in the importance of commuter program implementation. This program allows for continued company growth and Fairfax County

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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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Yale-New Haven Hospital

Yale-New Haven Hospital is the first hospital in Connecticut to be named one of the best workplaces for commuters in the United States. The designation is given by Best Workplaces for Commuters (BWC), a program managed by the National Center for Transit Research based at the University of South Florida. http://www.elmcitybeat.com/2012/06/yale-new-haven-hospital-listed-among.html

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Celebrate Earth Day – Green Your Employees’ Commute

BWC TOP 10 LIST FOR EMPLOYERS 1.  Provide employees with subsidies for using public transit & vanpooling. Federal government allows most employers to provide up to $125 per month tax free to employees for transit and vanpooling and up to $240 per month for parking. Employers also don’t pay payroll taxes on this subsidy. 2.  Provide employees the option of pre-tax

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Knoxville businesses receive BWC designation at Ceremony

 March 29, 2012 – Six Knoxville, TN, Smart Trips participating employers have earned the designation as Best Workplaces for Commuters by the National Center for Transit Research (NCTR) at the University of South Florida. The local businesses are Elizabeth Eason Architecture, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Mast General Store, Metropolitan Planning Commission, Red Chair Architects, and Tennessee Valley Authority. These six

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USF’s National Center for Transit Research Selects Best Workplaces for Commuters Winners

Awards recognize companies who offer highest level of commuter benefits TAMPA, Fla. (Jan. 26, 2012) – Best Workplaces for CommutersSM, a program designed to encourage sustainable transportation innovation singled out 15 employers nationwide Thursday, January 26 during the annual “Race to Excellence”  Virtual Awards Ceremony.  The awards recognize organizations who have taken exemplary steps to offer transportation options such as

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Nine Fairfax County Employers Designated “Best Workplaces for Commuters”

The Fairfax County Department of Transportation (FCDOT), in partnership with the University of South Florida’s National Center for Transit Research, has designated nine Fairfax County employers as “Best Workplaces for Commuters” for 2011. The employers were recognized for the range of transportation options offered to their employees.  The “Best Workplaces for Commuters” designation acknowledges employers who have excelled in implementing

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Howard County Government – Maryland

Howard County Government has met the Standard of Excellence and is designated a Best Workplace for Commuters.  Since taking office in 2006, County Executive Ken Ulman has moved Howard County toward becoming a model green community through various policies and initiative that provide a healthier and “greener” environment for County employees and residents.  Howard County Government strongly encourages flexible work

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