UCLA Gets Commuter Award

Best Workplaces for CommutersSM, a program designed to encourage sustainable transportation innovation singled out 23 employers nationwide Thursday, January 31 during the annual “Race to Excellence”  Virtual Awards Ceremony.  The awards recognize organizations who have taken exemplary steps to offer transportation options such as vanpool and transit benefits or telework and compressed workweek for their employees.  “The annual Race to Excellence provides national recognition for employers who offer high level commuter benefits,” said Julie Bond, NCTR’s national program manager for Best Workplaces for Commuters. “Offering commuter benefits is a win-win situation for employees who change their commuting habits to save time, money and stress and employers who gain a competitive edge in employee recruitment and retention.”
This year participants were awarded in four categories:  Employer, Employer (under 100), Supporting Agency, and University
 University: Gold
  • Stanford University (“Best of” 2011)
  • University of California, Irvine
  • University of California, Los Angeles
  • University of North Carolina at Greensboro
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of South Florida
  • Virginia Tech, Blacksburg

,,,Best Workplaces for Commuter ™ is a program of the National Center for Transit Research at the University of South Florida.  NCTR is funded by Florida Department of Transportation and U.S. Department of Transportation…

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