Cutting back on flights to reduce carbon emissions

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on 6/28/19 2:10 PM

It's no secret that corporations are the largest offenders when it comes to polluting our planet, although the argument is often framed as a problem on the individual level. We collectively need to step up our game when it comes to doing more for our planet, particularly as companies. Sometimes there's no better or realistic option than flying, but it's often assumed to be the default for corporate travel. While we wait for airlines to come up with greener flying methods, companies can do more to send fewer employees into the air. 

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Topics: Corporate Workplace, Mobility

To talk or not: How to have more productive meetings

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on 6/25/19 1:16 PM

Great things can come from meetings: new ideas, creative problem-solving, increased collaboration and communication skills, and workplace connections. They can take 5 minutes, 20 minutes, or even go on for multiple hours, but it's a fine line between an important meeting and one that's gone on for too long. How do you know when a meeting starts feeling less productive or more like a waste of time? 

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Topics: Corporate Workplace, Employee Experience

Unburden yourself from one of America's biggest financial stressors: cars

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on 6/20/19 2:09 PM

It's a Tuesday morning and you're driving down the highway to your job, the normal morning traffic continuing like it does every other day. Suddenly a bus comes down the HOV lane to your left, while you're still sitting in bumper-to-bumper traffic. Maybe driving alone to work wasn't the best idea after all.

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Topics: Corporate Workplace, Mobility, Employee Experience

Pros and cons of an open office

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on 6/17/19 9:20 PM

Open offices can come in many different shapes and sizes. If you don't like your current arrangement, there are plenty of ways to fix that! But at the end of the day, an open office may just not be for you. Let's take a look at the ups and downs of this increasingly popular office design. 

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Topics: Corporate Workplace, Workspace Design, Employee Experience

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

TransitScreen announces European expansion

Posted by Team TransitScreen on 6/11/19 12:18 PM

First, we brought you live transportation information for North America. Then, we upped the ante to include major cities in Latin America. Now, we’re excited to announce our European expansion, with data now available in 14 cities across Western Europe!

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Topics: Company News, Mobility

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