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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

One step at a time: Assisting your employees with multistep commutes

Posted by Jordan Griffin on 3/3/20 1:36 PM

As much as everyone would love to step out their front door, onto the metro, and right into their office, that commute almost never exists. Most people need to walk, drive, or scoot to the metro, then ride for 25 or more minutes, and then get to their office — AKA, more than just one step.

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Topics: TDM, Mobility, Commuter Benefits, Parking

Free of charge: How venues can help guests get to events

Posted by Jordan Griffin on 2/27/20 5:24 PM

We’ve written about how stadium and venue traffic can lead to a tainted guest experience. How can you enjoy the game when all you can think about is what a nightmare it’ll be to get home? While it seems to have become an inevitability, there are ways for venues to provide relief. How? By providing free transit for event-goers. 

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Topics: TDM, Mobility, Parking

Practice what you preach: How executives can encourage sustainable employee commutes

Posted by Jordan Griffin on 2/13/20 1:55 PM

We’ve all heard the phrase “practice what you preach.” Most people follow this principle to avoid being called a hypocrite. Unfortunately, employers tend to fall short of practicing more sustainable commutes, while encouraging their employees to do so. 

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

Do you know who should be in charge of your TDM programs?

Posted by Jordan Griffin on 2/11/20 4:35 PM

When it comes to commuting, HR traditionally takes the lead in designing and implementing benefit programs. This makes sense, since benefit packages are often used as recruiting tools for new hires. But as the world of commuter benefits becomes more competitive and begins to become more integral to an organization’s success, it also leads to the question: “Who is in charge of our TDM strategy?” 

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Topics: TDM, Real Estate, Workplace, HR Benefits, Commuter Benefits, Parking, Facilities

When to consider parking during an office move

Posted by Jordan Griffin on 2/3/20 12:30 PM

This past November we held a panel that brought together industry leaders to discuss parking in the workplace. Hearing professionals who work in this area daily and deal with both customers and businesses taught us one major thing: how often people forget about the importance of parking. 

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Topics: Real Estate, Workplace, Commuter Benefits, Parking, Facilities

How new mobility is helping drive the redevelopment of parking lots

Posted by Jordan Griffin on 1/24/20 2:10 PM

We recently wrote a post about parking in the United States. In that blog, we touched on the excess parking the country has and how it’s a waste of time and valuable space. 

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Topics: TDM, Real Estate, Mobility, Parking