What commuting options should an employer consider
Online carpool and bike buddy matching with Wisconsin
Rideshare - The interactive software provides commuters with
potential matches with immediate email and texting contact. Bike
buddies can be match together by varying experience to offer
mentoring or companionship.
Try it yourself.
set your password, run a matchlist. You can choose to leave
your profile available for matching or delete it.
Registration and Welcome pages can be personalized
with a company logo and business information.
Emergency rides - Commuters say their number one deterrent to
other modes of transportation is needing immediate transportation.
Reinforce your commitment to a commuter program by assuring your
employees that in an emergency, or unplanned event, that they will
get the ride they need. Rideshare staff is available to
help you develop a program that is swift and fair. Southeast
Wisconsin employers are eligible for partial reimbursement for the
costs incurred when providing an emergency ride.
Promote bicycle or pedestrian commuting
Transit options - Many local transit companies offer
discounted rates to regular riders. Some provide employer
participation programs that are tax deductible as an employee
benefit business expense.
Pre-tax incentives - Federal tax provisions allow
employers to contribute toward the commuting and parking costs
of their employees.
Flexible work options - Options like telecommuting and
adjustable work hours/days. Employees save on fuel costs by
teleworking. Adjustable work times offer employees
non-congested commuting times contributing to cleaner air.
Parking cash-out - This benefit pays employees to NOT
park in the company lot. This saves parking facility spaces
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