Commuter's Digest: Your Commuting Companion

Is a NYC Commuter Benefits Program in the Works?

Posted by Kyle Therese Cranston on Apr 28, 2014 3:26:00 PM

 

Is a NYC commuter benefits program in the works?

New York may soon be following San Francisco's lead. If all goes according to plan, a NYC commuter benefits program could be in the works, which will save commuters up to 40% on their commuting costs.

Back in March, the San Francisco Metropolitan Transportation Commission approved Regulation 14 Rule 1 of the Bay Area Air Quality Management District, which requires a commuter benefit program to be in place for all employers that have 50 or more full-time employees in the nine-county Bay Area.

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Topics: Commuting, Commuter Benefits, Costs, Blog, NYC Commuter Benefits Program

Can Offering Commuter Benefits Help Employees that Hate Commuting?

Posted by Kyle Therese Cranston on Apr 15, 2014 4:10:00 PM

 

Commuter benefits can help make a long commute a little better...or at least cheaper.

Employees are getting more and more stressed out by long commutes. But, there might be a solution in sight. Perhaps offering commuter benefits can help...

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Topics: Commuting, Commuter Benefits, Costs, Blog

SB 1339 Bay Area Commuter Benefits Program Update

Posted by Kyle Therese Cranston on Mar 27, 2014 10:41:00 AM

 

SB 1339 Bay Area Commuter Benefits Program hopes to get more people taking public transportation.

San Francisco recently took a major step in helping both its hard-working citizens and the environment. On March 26, 2014, the SB 1339 Bay Area Commuter Benefits Program became official. Now the Bay Area Air District and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) will be working together with their regional Bay Area commuter policy, which mandates that all employers with 50 or more full-time employees, offer commuter benefits to both full-time workers and those that work at least 20 hours a week. Employers have until September 30, 2014, to comply with the SB 1339 Bay Area Commuter Benefits Program.

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Topics: Environment, Commuting, Commuter Benefits, mass transit, Costs, Blog, public transportation

Commuting Costs Might Impact Your Mortgage

Posted by Kyle Therese Cranston on Mar 24, 2014 2:22:00 PM


Did you know commuting costs might impact your mortgage?

According to ABC News, it most certainly can. “Some lenders may consider commuting expenses if you have to drive beyond a certain number of miles to work and back every day or week. That monthly cost can factor into your overall debt-to-income ratio (DTI) and directly impact how much you can borrow.”

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Topics: Commuting, Costs, Blog

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