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. Needless to say, it’s a pretty big. 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

Breaking down San Francisco's commuter benefits ordinance

Posted by Jordan Griffin on 8/7/19 10:44 AM

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, 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

Everything you need to know about employer TDM requirements in Washington, DC

Posted by Jordan Griffin on 7/31/19 4:27 PM

Bustling with Capitol Hill staffers, startup hopefuls, and foreign diplomats, Washington, DC is a true melting pot of cultures. Boasting wide sidewalks and shaded parks, DC ranks in the top ten most walkable cities in the US. At the same time, the greater Washington region ranks number two for the worst traffic in the country.

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Topics: TDM, Workplace

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

Commuter Benefits Breakdown: Chicago, IL.

Posted by Jordan Griffin on 7/24/19 3:46 PM

With a population of about 2.7 million, Chicago is not only the biggest city in the midwest, but the third largest city in the United States overall. Despite being plagued with bitter winters, Chicago continues to be a hotspot for employers and job seekers alike. 

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Topics: Workplace, Employee Experience, Commuter Benefits

TransitScreen rundown: Commuter benefits 101

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on 7/23/19 12:13 PM

We at TransitScreen love all things commuter benefits. We've covered this topic for quite some time — everything from bikeshare, scooters, pre-tax benefits, and more (even which podcasts to check out during your trip). 

With so much information out there, it can be difficult to find exactly what you're looking for. So, we've created your online bible to commuter benefits. Step into our breakdown of everything you need to know for your company — no matter the size or industry of your business, we've got you covered!

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Topics: TDM, Workplace, Mobility, Employee Experience, Commuter Benefits