Product update: New CityMotion features designed for post-COVID commutes

Posted by Team TransitScreen on 5/27/20 1:06 PM

Like everyone, we've spent the past couple months coming up for a return-to-work plan - which of course includes the commute. Whenever people will be returning to the office, they're going to need a safe way to get there. That's why we're introducing My Commute, our latest CityMotion feature designed to assist post-COVID commutes.

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Topics: Workplace, Company News, Mobility

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, Facilities, Back to the office, Biking

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, Facilities, Back to the office, Policy, Cities

Our favorite outside of the box commuter benefits for the transition back to work

Posted by Jordan Griffin on 4/16/20 2:07 PM

Right now, with a little more time on our hands, we have been thinking about ways employers can help their employees. We know we’re probably the only people thinking about commuting at the moment, but that’s what we do – especially for when lives go back to “normal.” 

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Topics: Mobility, Commuter Benefits, Back to the office, Trip Planning, Commute Management, Biking

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, Back to the office, Commercial, Cities

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: Workplace, Mobility, Commuter Benefits, Facilities, Back to the office, Workplace Ops, Commercial, Automation, Trip Planning, Commute Management