Commuter's Digest: Your Commuting Companion

Pizza Delivery...To Your Bus Stop?

Posted by Kyle Therese Cranston on Nov 7, 2016 10:30:00 AM

 

Ever suddenly feel famished while waiting for your bus? Well, if you happen to live in the UK, you can order yourself a piping hot pizza and get it delivered right to your stop.

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Topics: Commuting, mass transit, public transit

South Korea Aims To Make Riding Public Transportation Easier For Pregnant Women

Posted by Kyle Therese Cranston on Sep 26, 2016 10:30:00 AM

Taking public transportation is about to get a lot better for pregnant women in South Korean cities thanks to the Pink Light Campaign.

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Topics: mass transit, public transportation

10 Cool Facts About The World Trade Center Transportation Hub

Posted by Kyle Therese Cranston on Mar 21, 2016 9:21:00 AM

The World Trade Center Transportation Hub is officially open! Check out these 10 cool facts about the Transportation Hub.

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Topics: mass transit, transit authority, MTA, public transit, New York City Subways

Commuter Benefit Solutions Announces New Partner: Jacksonville Transportation Authority!

Posted by Kyle Therese Cranston on Aug 12, 2015 2:57:09 PM

Jacksonville-area commuters can now reap the benefits of Commuter Benefits, thanks to a new partnership between Commuter Benefit Solutions and the Jacksonville Transportation Agency. Learn what this means for Jacksonville employers and commuters alike!

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Topics: Commuter Benefits, mass transit, transit authority

Switch Up Your Commute

Posted by Kyle Therese Cranston on Jun 12, 2014 2:33:00 PM

Tired of the same ole’ commute? Switch it up!

Summer is the perfect time to switch up your commute. With school out of session and lots of people heading out of town on vacations, the roads are typically a tad less congested than usual. So if you feel like you are stuck in a rut, switch it up!

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Topics: Commuting, Commuting tips, mass transit

Rail Tales: Pre-Tax Commuter Benefits in Philly

Posted by Kyle Therese Cranston on Apr 17, 2014 11:03:00 AM


You don't have to live in a huge city, like NYC, to use pre-tax commuter benefits. They're offered nationwide, including in the City of Brotherly Love.

For many Philadelphia-area commuters, the South Eastern Pennsylvania Transit Authority is the best way to get to and from the office. Hear first hand from a pre-tax commuter benefit user in Philly and learn why transit benefits are oh so awesome.

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Topics: Commuting, Commuter Benefits, Philadelphia, mass transit, Blog

Ride Clear Rules

Posted by Kyle Therese Cranston on Apr 10, 2014 11:43:00 AM


Through their program, Ride Clear, the Utah Transit Authority offered free weekly passes (a $50 value) between February 17 and April 7, 2014. This effort had a very specific goal in mind, to improve Salt Lake City’s air quality by getting more people off the road and on trains and busses.

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Topics: Environment, mass transit, Blog, public transportation

BART Blue Sky Festival Rewards Public Transit Users

Posted by Kyle Therese Cranston on Apr 7, 2014 9:56:00 AM

 

The BART Blue Sky Festival celebrates public transportation's positive impact on the environment.

Calling all Bay Area public transit users, the 4th annual BART Blue Sky Festival will be here before you know it!

For the past 4 years, BART: Bay Area Rapid Transit has been rewarding all SF public transit users and local ECO-friendly businesses with its Blue Sky Festival.

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Topics: Environment, mass transit, Blog, San Francisco, public transportation

The Transit Effectiveness Project Will Result in MUNI Service Changes

Posted by Kyle Therese Cranston on Mar 31, 2014 11:49:00 AM

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) just approved a bunch of MUNI service changes that will eventually lead to a 12% increase in service and a 20% reduction in travel times. This overhaul, also known as the Transit Effectiveness Project, will be the biggest MUNI has seen in more than 30 years and will cost around $44.7 million.

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Topics: mass transit, Blog, San Francisco, public transportation

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

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