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Employer Services: Getting on Board

Commuter Information Fairs
Annual Commuter Survey
Green Business Certification
Employer Recognition


Productive, happy and less stressed employees
are good for the bottom line!

Montgomery County Commuter Services works with employers in the County to implement and promote alternative commute programs and services that are mutually beneficial to employers and their employees.  We can assist employers with setting up a customized commuter benefits program; these low-cost benefits may be just the right solution for your business needs.  Supporting commute options such as public transit, carpooling, vanpooling, bicycling, and walking creates a happier workforce.  Your employees benefit from reduced commuting costs. You benefit from: 

  • Improved employee attendance and productivity;
  • Higher morale
  • Reduced parking costs and spaces;
  • Reduced payroll taxes
  • Environmental benefits
  • Improved public image
  • Better employee recruitment and retention

Join the growing number of area businesses and organizations offering alternative transportation programs to their employees.  It's easy -to get started and it's all free. Contact us today and a Commuter Services Commuting Consultant will meet with you to customize a transportation solution that will be effective and tailored to your specific needs.

Call 240-773-BWTW (2989) or email mcdot.CommuterServices@montgomerycountymd.gov to get started. 
 

Montgomery County Employers:  Thank you for your attendance at our October SmartBenefits® seminars in Silver Spring and Friendship Heights. 

Copies of the presentations delivered to our SmartBenefits® seminars are available for download by clicking on the title or titles below.

 

On-Site Commuter Information Fairs

Montgomery County Commuter Services staff can visit your worksite on a pre-arranged day, for about two hours to promote commuting alternatives in creative ways.

We come equipped with a host of information including the latest schedules for Metro and Ride On, MARC, VRE, Commuter Buses, Shuttles and information about Carpooling, Vanpooling, Biking or Walking to Work, Guaranteed Ride Home, Parking Management, Car sharing, Bike sharing and other available commute options.

Conducting a "Commuter Information Day" at your worksite delivers transportation-related information to your employees and how it affects their commute to and from the workplace.  We also feature special prizes for everyone who visits our display. Our team is very knowledgeable and can answer your employee's questions about their specific commute-to-work needs. 

Send Commuter Services an e-mail to arrange a Commuter Information Day.


Annual Commuter Survey

Each year Montgomery County Commuter Services distributes the ANNUAL COMMUTER SURVEY to selected employers, to be completed by their employees, to help determine commuter driving and transit patterns.

Montgomery County Commuter Services also uses this confidential employee commute survey as a tool to obtain valuable information, which is then used for transportation planning and to improve transportation services in the County and Region.

By participating in the Annual Commuter Survey, you are helping to improve Montgomery County's quality of life and making it an even better place to live and work.

If you are a Montgomery County employer interested in participating in the Annual Commuter Survey, please telephone Commuter Services, 240-773-2989, or send us an e-mail.


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Doing your part to improve air quality and want to broaden and deepen your sustainability efforts?  We encourage you to become certified through the Montgomery County Green Business Certification Program.  Commuter Services can assist you in completing the transportation component of the application and the certification process.  Please feel free to call 240-777-BWTW (2989) or email Commuter Services.

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Employer Recognition

The Transportation A2CE Awards are presented to businesses in Montgomery County who provide outstanding programs to promote alternatives to drive-alone commuting by their employees.  These businesses are partnering with the County to address traffic congestion and air quality challenges, and contributing to a more sustainable and environmentally-friendly community, while at the same time helping their employees get to work in a less stressful and more cost-effective manner.

2009 Transportation A2CE Awards

The Transportation A2CE Awards honors Montgomery County employers for their outstanding promotion of alternatives to drive-alone commuting!

 

     

 

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