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Commuter benefits breakdown: New York City, NY

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on 6/13/19 11:09 AM

New York City is one of the busiest cities around. Millions of Americans call the historic city home, and millions more visit every year. The hustle and bustle can get quite chaotic, but we're here to break down how you can make it easier for your NYC-based employees to move around with a little more cash in their pockets and little less stress in the office.

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Topics: TDM, Corporate Workplace, Mobility, Employee Experience

Your employees don't care about kegs in the office, but here's what does matter.

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on 6/11/19 10:13 AM

You've got your office design figured out, so now what? Whether you're deciding to have assigned desks or opt for hot desking (great for primarily remote workforces), you need to think about what else you're filling your office with. Being in the office from sunrise to sundown means that your employees expect to have an office with the right amenities.

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Topics: Corporate Workplace, Employee Experience

Why you should be charging for parking by the day, not by the month

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on 6/7/19 12:21 PM

Would you like to spend 19 days a year in a car stuck in traffic? It sounds like a post-apocalyptic nightmare, but it's actually the average amount of time Americans waste taking solo car commutes every year. 

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Topics: TDM, Real Estate, Corporate Workplace, Mobility, Employee Experience

Study: Shower facilities make employees 5X more likely to bike to work

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on 6/4/19 5:10 PM

Here at TransitScreen we like to help our employees have the most convenient commute possible and for some of our staff, that includes bikes! But, no one has the same commute and with so many modes of transit at our disposal, you may not even travel the same every day. That's why we provide shower facilities for our employees who like to bike to work, or via another form of travel that may not leave you squeaky clean when you get to work!


Photo provided by Ashley Ross at eden.io

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Topics: TDM, Corporate Workplace, Mobility, Workspace Design, Employee Experience

Commuter benefits breakdown: Washington, DC

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on 5/30/19 12:23 PM

Commuter benefits aren't required in every city or state, but the District of Columbia has a requirement for companies supporting 20 or more employees to offer commuter benefits. DC is one of the most congested cities in the United States, and its commuters can tell you that it gets stressful... fast. This is why we've broken down everything you need to know about getting your employees around in DC!

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Topics: Corporate Workplace, Mobility, Employee Experience

What's wrong with your open office floor plan and how can you fix it?

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on 5/28/19 5:20 PM

Open offices have swept over every industry and company size. Facebook has taken its win for having the largest open office floor plan in the world. But why is that even something to brag about? Inclusivity, collaboration, and innovation have given way to open offices.

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Topics: Corporate Workplace, Workspace Design, Employee Experience

Going electric: Scooters for commuters

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on 5/23/19 12:42 PM

Transit options are constantly growing and adapting to fit our changing needs, so why would you commute like you're living in the past (AKA single-occupancy vehicles)? We've been told for years now about the disadvantages of driving alone to work, and younger generations want more options.

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Topics: Corporate Workplace, Mobility