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It's time to get the most out of your existing shuttle program

Posted by Jordan Griffin on 9/22/19 1:37 PM

Providing a private shuttle program can significantly improve your employees’ way of life during the week. Relieving the stress of employee commutes can be the difference between keeping or losing top talent. Nearly a quarter of employees leave their jobs because of dreadful commutes and it’s up to employers to help.

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

Thinking about setting up a rideshare account for your employees? Here's how to do it (and why you should)!

Posted by Jordan Griffin on 9/16/19 9:14 AM

Cars have been the go-to commuting option for employees since what seems like the beginning of time. The freedom of coming and going at any time of the day is hard benefit to pass up. Unfortunately, because of this freedom, traffic has become a major issue for most cities — turning that perceived freedom into more of a burden.

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Topics: Workplace, Employee Experience, Commuter Benefits

Commuter Benefits breakdown: Boston, MA.

Posted by Jordan Griffin on 9/11/19 10:35 AM

Boston has one of the oldest transit systems in the world. Starting in 1897 with only a mile-and-a-half streetcar line, their metro system now has nearly 80 miles of track running on five different lines. Even with a robust transit system, however, Boston commuters still face some of the worst traffic conditions in the nation.

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Topics: Workplace, Commuter Benefits

Why you need real-time transit information to enhance your TDM program

Posted by Jordan Griffin on 9/9/19 5:19 PM

For people living in cities, getting to work is a daily decision. The rise of mobility options like bikeshares, scooters, and ridehailing companies have made this decision even more difficult. Commuting options outside of traditional public transportation have never been more abundant and accessible to people.

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

Why your employees would benefit from a shuttle service and how you can start

Posted by Jordan Griffin on 8/23/19 2:00 PM

The younger workforce is moving to cities, and they want access to reliable transit options. The older generations are coming from the suburbs, and they don’t want to be stressed out on a daily basis sitting behind the wheel. The desire to avoid driving alone to work is shared by commuters of all ages, but sometimes it’s not as simple as just taking the train. In many places, it’s just not feasible to live within walking distance of public transportation. Vanpooling can be a great way to get your employees to change their commuting habits in the absence of access to transit, but it might not be a big enough solution depending on the size of your company — and of the problem.

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Topics: Workplace, Mobility, Employee Experience, Commuter Benefits

The top 4 things we learned at the 2019 ACT International Conference

Posted by Team TransitScreen on 8/22/19 4:14 PM

The Association for Commuter Transportation (ACT) is an international organization working to improve employee commutes around the world. They host a series of events and webinars, and also sponsor regional chapters in order to enhance local infrastructure and mobility options.

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Topics: Smart Cities, TDM, Real Estate, Workplace, Mobility, Employee Experience, Commuter Benefits

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