Commuter's Digest: Your Commuting Companion

The Importance of Commuter Benefits Program Participation

Posted by Kyle Therese Cranston on Jun 19, 2017 1:00:59 PM

Pre-Tax Commuter Benefits can save both employers and employees some serious cash. But, how can you as an employer get the most out of your program? The answer is simple: Increase Commuter Benefits program participation. 

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Topics: Commuter Benefits, Pre-tax Commuter Benefits, Commuter Benefits program participation, increase Commuter Benefits program participation

Partner Spotlight: City Park

Posted by Kyle Therese Cranston on Dec 5, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Meet City Park, San Francisco’s premier parking service for over 60 years. Not only is City Park a valuable partner of Commuter Benefit Solutions, but they are also offering a HUGE discount for our customers on monthly parking costs.


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Topics: Commuter Benefits, Parking, customer discounts, commuter discounts

Partner Spotlight: Bike & Park

Posted by Kyle Therese Cranston on Dec 1, 2016 10:00:00 AM

We are stoked to introduce our partner Bike & Park, a full service bike commuting facility that serves the Chicago area. Learn all about the awesomeness that is Bike & Park and the sweet discount they offer CBS customers. 

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Topics: Commuter Benefits, Parking, customer discounts, commuter discounts, Chicago Commuting

History of Commuter Benefits Part 2

Posted by Kyle Therese Cranston on Oct 10, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Ready to learn more about the history of Commuter Benefits? 

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Topics: Commuter Benefits, transit benefits

History of Commuter Benefits Part 1

Posted by Kyle Therese Cranston on Oct 3, 2016 10:00:00 AM

The origin of Commuter Benefits is truly quite interesting. Well, at least we think so. Feel like taking a little trip back in time with us? Join us for a Commuter Benefits history lesson. 

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Topics: Commuter Benefits, transit benefits

Working for the Commonwealth’s Commuters

Posted by Kyle Therese Cranston on May 4, 2016 9:25:15 AM

Yesterday (May 3, 2016), our Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Randy Johnson, was joined by transportation colleagues from across the Commonwealth working to make sure that all Massachusetts commuters are able to take advantage Transit Parity. Learn what went down!
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Topics: Commuter Benefits, transit parity, transit benefits

Help Offset Rising Public Transit Costs With Commuter Benefits

Posted by Kyle Therese Cranston on Mar 11, 2016 10:35:47 AM

The cost of public transit passes in Boston might be going up soon, but don't forget about Commuter Benefits. These pre-tax benefits can help offset rising costs of transit passes by helping commuters save up to $1400 a year.

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Topics: Commuter Benefits, public transportation, commuter benefit parity, transit parity, Boston, commuting costs, Boston Commuting, MTBA, Commuting in Boston

New Year: New Transit Benefit Cap!

Posted by Kyle Therese Cranston on Jan 21, 2016 2:03:53 PM

Happy New Year, Commuters! Are you excited about the passing of Transit Benefit Parity last month? We sure are. Keep reading for a recap of what went down back in December and how it's a major bonus for all of you in Commuter Land.

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Topics: Commuter Benefits, Tax Reform, commuter benefit parity, transit parity

Commuter Benefit Parity Has Passed!

Posted by Kyle Therese Cranston on Dec 21, 2015 10:41:32 AM

We did it! Permanent Commuter Benefit Parity was just signed into law, ending a quarter century old policy that provided better tax savings for drivers.

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Topics: Commuter Benefits, Tax Reform, commuter benefit parity

Legislative Update on Commuter Benefits

Posted by Kyle Therese Cranston on Dec 17, 2015 11:06:11 AM

Parity is getting closer! On December 15, 2015, the House of Representatives struck a deal on a number of tax provisions (“tax extenders”) that includes permanent parity between the transit and parking portions of the Commuter Benefit. Also, if enacted into law, parity would be retroactively set to $250/month for 2015 and would increase to $255/month in 2016! Learn more!

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Topics: Commuter Benefits, Tax Reform, commuter benefit parity

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