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Development is booming in smaller cities, and improvements to transit have followed

Posted by Jordan Griffin on 8/16/19 11:28 AM

Just when you thought cities couldn’t be built up any more, new developments keep popping up left and right. We’re not just talking about a couple of cities — this trend is happening all over the country and even the world. Luxury apartment buildings with rooftop pools, chic clothing boutiques, and quaint restaurants seem to be on every corner. 

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Topics: Smart Cities, Real Estate, Mobility, Employee Experience

Transportation Management Associations: What they are and how they help

Posted by Jordan Griffin on 8/14/19 9:11 AM

Transportation Demand Management (TDM) is part of a growing initiative to reduce single-occupancy vehicle commutes. If you aren’t well-versed in city planning efforts, this can be a challenging space to get into — but it’s essential for today’s employers to understand what’s required and how they can make their workplaces accessible to potential employees. That’s where transportation management associations (TMA) can be a huge help.

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Topics: Smart Cities, TDM, Workplace, Mobility, Employee Experience

Breaking down San Francisco's Commuter Benefits Ordinance

Posted by Jordan Griffin on 8/12/19 4:06 PM

Even though San Francisco is a city in its own right, it's often grouped together with neighboring cities as the larger Bay Area. With commuters traveling in and out of the city, monitoring and limiting traffic is not an easy task. Local and regional governments are working with companies to limit the number of single-occupancy vehicle commutes that are clogging highways throughout the region. 

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Topics: Workplace, Mobility, Employee Experience, Commuter Benefits

Combat your commute with these these simple tips in the office

Posted by Jordan Griffin on 8/9/19 10:21 AM

The weight of a busy work day usually starts before you even get to the office. Leaving the house and setting off on your commute is sometimes, if not always, the most mentally draining part of your day. When you get to the office, you are required to regroup and recharge just to start your work.

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Topics: Workplace, Mobility, Employee Experience

More than 50 employees in the Bay Area? Get your commuter benefits breakdown here.

Posted by Jordan Griffin on 8/7/19 11:41 AM

San Francisco and its surrounding areas, dubbed the Bay Area, is made up of nine counties, over 100 cities, and is home to about 7.5 million people. Since it’s such a vast area with people commuting from all over, governing the companies that have settled in the area is no easy task.

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Topics: Workplace, Employee Experience, Commuter Benefits

Including commuter benefits in your onboarding process

Posted by Jordan Griffin on 8/2/19 4:10 PM

You’ve most likely heard the cliche: You can’t teach an old dog new tricks. In today’s fast-moving job market, an employee can become an old dog in a matter of months — so it’s important to set the stage for good habits. A successful employee onboarding process can be the difference between high retention and high turnover.

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Topics: Workplace, Employee Experience, Commuter Benefits

How to: Making your building as bike-friendly as possible

Posted by Jordan Griffin on 7/26/19 2:10 PM

Whether your office is located in a multi-tenant building or you’re the building’s only occupant, accommodating the commuting needs of the people who work in your building is a growing concern. One of the hottest topics? Bicyclists. People who make the effort to bike to work want to feel like they’re recognized, especially because so much of the world around them is designed for cars. So how can you make your building bike-friendly?

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Topics: Workplace, Mobility, Employee Experience, Commuter Benefits