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Transportation Management Associations: What they are and how they help

Posted by Jordan Griffin on 8/14/19 9:11 AM

Transportation Demand Management (TDM) is part of a growing initiative to reduce single-occupancy vehicle commutes. If you aren’t well-versed in city planning efforts, this can be a challenging space to get into — but it’s essential for today’s employers to understand what’s required and how they can make their workplaces accessible to potential employees. That’s where transportation management associations (TMA) can be a huge help.

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Topics: Smart Cities, TDM, Workplace, Mobility, Employee Experience

Watch TransitScreen's feature on the Nightly Business Report (NBR)

Posted by Team TransitScreen on 8/13/19 12:55 PM

Our founders Matt Caywood and Ryan Croft were featured on CNBC’s Nightly Business Report (NBR) to talk all things TransitScreen. From inception to present, find out what we have been up to and where we are going.

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Topics: Company News, Mobility

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

Combat your commute with these these simple tips in the office

Posted by Jordan Griffin on 8/9/19 10:21 AM

The weight of a busy work day usually starts before you even get to the office. Leaving the house and setting off on your commute is sometimes, if not always, the most mentally draining part of your day. When you get to the office, you are required to regroup and recharge just to start your work.

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Topics: Workplace, Mobility, Employee Experience

How to: Making your building as bike-friendly as possible

Posted by Jordan Griffin on 7/26/19 2:10 PM

Whether your office is located in a multi-tenant building or you’re the building’s only occupant, accommodating the commuting needs of the people who work in your building is a growing concern. One of the hottest topics? Bicyclists. People who make the effort to bike to work want to feel like they’re recognized, especially because so much of the world around them is designed for cars. So how can you make your building bike-friendly?

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Topics: Workplace, Mobility, Employee Experience, Commuter Benefits

TransitScreen rundown: Commuter benefits 101

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on 7/23/19 12:13 PM

We at TransitScreen love all things commuter benefits. We've covered this topic for quite some time — everything from bikeshare, scooters, pre-tax benefits, and more (even which podcasts to check out during your trip). 

With so much information out there, it can be difficult to find exactly what you're looking for. So, we've created your online bible to commuter benefits. Step into our breakdown of everything you need to know for your company — no matter the size or industry of your business, we've got you covered!

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

Everything you need to know about employer TDM requirements in Seattle

Posted by Jordan Griffin on 7/18/19 2:55 PM

With companies such as Amazon, Starbucks, and Microsoft calling Seattle home, the number of daily commuters coming into the city every day is only going to continue increasing. In most cases, this means a corresponding increase in the number of cars on the road, but Seattle is leading the fight to minimize single-occupancy vehicle commutes. In fact, despite adding 60,000 jobs from 2010 to 2017, the city actually decreased the drive-alone rate, according to a report from Commute Seattle. So how did they do it?

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Topics: Smart Cities, TDM, Workplace, Mobility, Employee Experience