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The post-COVID employee experience

Posted by Jordan Griffin on 4/28/20 11:10 AM

We’ve recently been writing about how commutes are going to be altered after quarantine orders are lifted. The way most people travel is going to be different. We’ve been hearing about big pushes for biking and walking to work for more sustainable and safer commutes. 

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Topics: TDM, Workplace, HR & Benefits, Commuter Benefits

Encouraging bike commutes post-COVID

Posted by Jordan Griffin on 4/27/20 3:15 PM

When the times come to make our way back into the office, commutes will be changed. Many people will be weary of the crowded, confined spaces of public transit in the beginning. Don’t get us wrong, we’re not discounting the importance public transit will play in the transition back. We’re saying it will take time for your employees to feel comfortable riding face-to-face with other commuters.

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Topics: TDM, Workplace, Mobility, HR & Benefits, Commuter Benefits, Facilities, Back to the office, Biking

Buckle up: Building a carpool program for your employees

Posted by Jordan Griffin on 3/19/20 11:28 AM

We know it’s not possible for everyone to give up their car for their commute, especially for employees who live and/or work in more suburban areas without access to robust public transit systems. But there’s still a way to limit your number of daily drivers coming to the office.

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Topics: TDM, HR & Benefits, Commuter Benefits, Parking, Workplace Ops, Commute Management, Rideshare and Carpool

Building a commute management strategy in greater New York City

Posted by Jordan Griffin on 3/16/20 2:22 PM

We’ve written about New York City plenty of times before. For good reason! There are nearly nine million people living in the city, commuting every day. The New York City subway system is also one of the largest systems in the world, moving more than four million riders per day. Safe to say, commuting has a major impact on the day-to-day for a lot of people.

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Topics: TDM, Mobility, HR & Benefits, Commuter Benefits

Improving commute management strategies while maintaining employee engagement

Posted by Jordan Griffin on 3/12/20 12:45 PM

Employee benefits may only come to mind for your employees once a year when they have to re-enroll in a new health plan. Unlike health benefits, however, commuter benefits can be updated at any time throughout the year to accommodate behavior change and shifts in habits.  That means you need to make sure they think about how their commuter benefits are working for them, and help them make changes throughout the year.

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Topics: TDM, Workplace, HR & Benefits, Commuter Benefits

TransitScreen Rundown: What is Commute Management?

Posted by Jordan Griffin on 3/9/20 2:04 PM

There are many terms and initiatives in the world of commuting these days. Transportation demand management (TDM), commuter benefits, commute trip reduction (CTR), parking cash-out, and so many more. 

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Topics: TDM, Workplace, Mobility, HR & Benefits, Commuter Benefits, Parking

How car-free streets improve TDM programs

Posted by Jordan Griffin on 2/25/20 11:30 AM

Earlier this month, San Francisco made headlines by banning cars on one of its busiest streets. It isn’t the first city to implement this change, but it is the most recent. Of course, changes of this magnitude will bring a lot of concern from NIMBYs, but from the videos we’ve seen, traveling on Market Street sans cars looks pretty awesome. 

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Topics: TDM, Mobility, HR & Benefits, Commuter Benefits