The 2020 Best Workplaces for Commuters List was released on Thursday, January 30, 2020 with a record breaking number of workplaces meeting the program’s National Standard of Excellence. In celebration of the announcement, Best Workplaces for Commuters hosted a webinar on January 31, 2020, spotlighting Northwestern University and Tampa General Hospital. These two BWC members shared how they are changing
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
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
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.
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
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
On Tuesday, February 19, 2019, the Coalition for Smarter Transportation (CoaST) and Best Workplaces for Commuters (BWC) hosted a webinar on ‘A Parking Tax? How New IRS Rules Impact Employers.’ During the webinar, staff from CoaST and BWC reviewed how the Department of Treasury’s recent guidance on parking will impact employers. During the webinar, presenters provided: – A brief overview
On Tuesday, October 30, 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. reThink
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.
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