May 13, 2021 – Tampa Bay BWC Recognition Ceremony

On May 13, 2021, Tampa Bay Area Regional Transit Authority (TBARTA) hosted a webinar to celebrate the members of the 2021 Best Workplaces for Commuters in Florida Department of Transportation District 7. Featured Speakers: Secretary David Gwynn, Director FDOT District 7Chris Jadick, TBARTAJulie Bond, Best Workplaces for CommutersKen Boden, Commute Tampa Bay BWC Employer Highlights: Tindale OliverPlan HillsboroughUniversity of South

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Commute Connector 2021 BWC Recognition Ceremony

On March 11, 2021, Commute Connector and Best Workplaces for Commuters hosted a webinar to celebrate the members of the 2021 Best Workplaces for Commuters in Florida Department of Transportation District 1. Speakers: Secretary L.K. Nandam, Florida Department of Transportation, District 1 Phil Winters, TDM Director, Center for Urban Transportation Research, University of South Florida Michelle Peronto, Florida Department of

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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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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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April 4, 2019: BWC Webinar: Make Way for Young Commuters: Insight into a Successful Safe Routes to School Statewide Program

On April 4, 2019, Best Workplaces for Commuters hosted the webinar “Make Way for Young Commuters: Insight into a Successful Safe Routes to School Statewide Program.” The Program Director and Outreach Supervisor for Massachusetts Safe Routes to School (SRTS) gave an overview of their successful statewide program. Massachusetts statewide Safe Routes to School program supports more than 800 elementary and

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