Representatives from the national Best Workplaces for Commuters program were on hand to recognize the four new Best Workplaces for Commuters, and the 16 existing members for their longevity:

New:  City of Raleigh, TransLoc Inc., Lenovo, Capital Area Transit

2-Year:  Duke University, Duke University Health System

5-Year:  Cato Research, Cherokee, Downtown Raleigh Alliance

10-Year:  BASF, Cisco Systems, Inc., IBM, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, North Carolina Department of Transportation, North Carolina State University, Research Triangle Foundation of NC, RTI International, Triangle J Council of Governments, Triangle Transit, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

The event was sponsored by Triangle Air Awareness, a public-private partnership between the North Carolina Division of Air Quality and the Research Triangle Regional Partnership, which shares information about air quality in our region to help reduce air pollution and safeguard health.