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2018 Florida Employer Online Application

Florida Employers may apply for designation as a Best Workplace for Commuters by completing the following application.  The membership fee for Florida employers is sponsored by the Florida Department of Transportation.

You will receive notification of your application status within two weeks.

If you need assistance, please call Julie Bond, project manager at 813.974.9799 or send a message to  We look forward to working with you!

2018 BWC Florida Employer Online Application
(as you would like it to appear on the certificate, website, etc.)
(Person with day‐to‐day responsibility for commuter program at this workplace)

(Person who oversees administration of commuter benefits program. Also serves as a back-up contact if Primary Contact cannot reached).

If the Program Manager is the same as the Primary Contact, please check the box below and skip this section.

If the Media Contact is the same as Primary Contact or Program Manager, please select below and skip to next section.

We use this information to share embargoed press releases, factsheets, and other materials.

Some organizations may prefer to send their own announcements to the media or have media inquiries directed to someone other than the Primary Contact.

Please chose one of the following industries that best describes the workplaces on this application
Are you a Fortune 500 Company or owned by a Fortune 500 Company?
Organization that talked to you about applying

(For worksites covered by this application)
This application should cover worksites that:
1. are located in the same metropolitan area AND
2. offer the same primary commuter benefit AND
3. have the same primary contact.

If you have additional worksites that do not  meet these conditions, please include them on a separate application.

Does your organization have other worksites in this metropolitan area that are NOT included on this application?
If yes, please list

If you have additional worksites to be included on this application, please submit the information on a separate form.

Send your completed application to:

Best Workplaces for Commuters, c/o Center for Urban Transportation Research, University of South Florida, 4202 E. Fowler Ave., CUT100, Tampa, FL  33620-5375 or fax 813.974.5168 or email to

Employers must offer at least one primary benefit to employees. (Please check all that apply)

Note: 6% reduction approximates a similar estimated impacts of other primary benefits.
Use Table 1 to estimate reduction based on the average telework days per week for the workplace\’s teleworkers, e.g. if 15% of your workforce teleworks an average of 2 days per week then you meet the 6% trip reduction threshold).



Workplace Average Telework Days/Week Minimum Share of Employees
1 30.0%
2 15.0%
3 10.0%
4 7.5%
5 6.0%


Use Table 2 below to estimate the minimum share of employees under the compressed work week schedule to reach the 6% trip reduction per week target.



Compressed Workweek Schedule Minimum Share of Employees
80 hours over 9 workdays 12%
40 hours over 4 workdays 6%
36 hours over 3 workdays 2%


Use Table 3 below to estimate the minimum share of employees who bicycle to work to reach the 6% trip reduction per week target.



Average Bicycle Commuting Days Minimum Share of Employees
1 30.0%
2 15.0%
3 10.0%
4 7.5%
5 6.0%


Use Table 4 below to estimate the minimum share of employees who carpool at a given frequency per week to reach the 6% trip reduction per week target.



Average Carpool Days/Week Minimum Share of Employees
1 60.0%
2 30.0%
3 20.0%
4 15.0%
5 12.0%


Workplaces qualifying for the Best Workplaces for Commuters designation must offer at least three of the following supporting benefits to employees (only one needed if there are 20 employees or less). Please check all that apply.

Please describe the pilot:

By submitting this application, we agree to the following conditions:

We would like to help you publicize your designation as one of the Best Workplaces for Commuters. Your organization will be listed by name, city/state and industry on and may be promoted using various forms of social media (e.g. Facebook, Twitter).

May we list your organization as one of the Best Workplaces for Commuters in media releases?
May we use your logo on our website or in other publicity?
May we share contact information for your commuter benefits program coordinator?
May we specify which commuter benefits you offer?
Any additional questions or comments.

Press Submit button below to submit the application online. To submit a paper application, mail to: Best Workplaces for Commuters, c/o Center for Urban  Transportation Research, University of South Florida, 4202 E. Fowler Ave., CUT100, Tampa, FL 336205375 or fax 813.974.5168 or email to

Contact Information

Best Workplaces for Commuters
c/o Center for Urban Transportation Research
University of South Florida
4202 E. Fowler Ave., CUT100
Tampa, FL 33620
Julie Bond
Project Manager