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Building a commute management strategy in Washington, DC

Posted by Jordan Griffin on 5/8/20 3:20 PM

We know commuting isn’t a top priority for many people and employers right now. But, as quarantine regulations begin to be lifted or extended, companies are going to need to analyze how they’re going to move forward. Part of the process is building a commute management strategy that complies with local regulations while providing safe commute options for employees.

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Topics: TDM, Mobility, Commuter Benefits, Parking, Facilities

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

Washington D.C. passes parking cash-out bill

Posted by Jordan Griffin on 4/17/20 3:26 PM

We know commuting is a thing of the past and future at the moment. Luckily, the local D.C. council is still working to make commuting better for now and in the future. Earlier this month, the Washington, D.C. Council passed the Transportation Benefits Equity Amendment Act of 2019.

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

Consider post-work activities when choosing your office location

Posted by Jordan Griffin on 4/14/20 2:33 PM

The ideal commute for a lot of people would be walking out of their front door and into their office. While a nice thought, those commutes rarely exist. Since employee retention is so important in this day and age, going the extra mile to make employees' lives that much easier makes a huge difference – especially when you’re moving office locations or adding new space to an existing one. 

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Topics: Real Estate, Workplace, Mobility, Commuter Benefits

Real-time transit information is a top office amenity

Posted by Jordan Griffin on 4/9/20 11:57 AM

One purpose of implementing office amenities is to attract potential employees. Maybe more importantly though, it’s to retain the talent you already have. Offering useful amenities is more conducive to creating a positive employee experience than superficial additions.

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Topics: TDM, Workplace, Mobility, Commuter Benefits, Facilities

Top commute-based office amenities for your employees

Posted by Jordan Griffin on 4/7/20 1:02 PM

You’ve already decided  to provide commute-based office amenities for your employees — now you have to decide what you’re going to provide. Like we said, it’s important to pick what is best for your office, your employees, and your location. 

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Topics: TDM, Workplace, Mobility, Parking, Facilities

Considering commutes when choosing office amenities

Posted by Jordan Griffin on 4/6/20 11:36 AM

When you think of office amenities, the first ideas that come to mind are probably cold brew on tap, ping-pong tables, and beanbag chairs. These amenities are nice to have, but they’re more superficial than functional in the workplace. When considering new office additions, you might want to think about what’s going to make a real difference to your employees’ happiness.

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Topics: TDM, Workplace, Mobility, Commuter Benefits, Facilities