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, Senior Manager of Safely and Security at Rubrik, Inc. Learn about their successful approach for working with businesses named to the BWC List. 

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Speakers:

Elizabeth Hughes, TDM Specialists

Elizabeth is TDM Specialists Inc.’s President and Principal Transportation Demand Management (TDM) planner. Ms. Hughes has more than 20 years of experience developing sustainable TDM plans, vehicle trip mitigation, and parking demand reduction strategies. She also creates customized commuter programs for employers, property managers, facilities professionals, human resource staff, and large and small employers. Real Estate developers and architects receive pre-development mitigation assessments and parking demand reduction planning support.

Julie Bond, Program Director, Best Workplaces for Commuters (BWC) at Center for Urban Transportation Research

Julie Bond serves as the program director of Best Workplaces for Commuters. She brings more than 20 years of experience to her role leading BWC, the premier national organization recognizing outstanding employers, universities, and sites for their employee commuter benefits programs.

Brian Gyorkos, Safety and Security, Sr. Manager, Rubrik

Brian is a 22-year veteran of the security and transportation industries with experience working in both public and private sectors. He has worked at the Environmental Protection Agency, the Drug Enforcement Administration, TE Connectivity, ON Semiconductor, and, most recently, Rubrik, where Brian leads the charge on motivating employees to get out of their cars. His experience ranges from running emergency response teams, to managing manufacturing operations, to designing and implementing employee transportation programs. Under Brian’s leadership, Rubrik received the Best Workplaces for Commuters award, the Association for Commuter Transportation 2020 Best Program Award, and the League of American Bicyclists 2020 Bike Friendly Business Award.