Napa Valley Forward Commute Program Launches

“The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), in partnership with the Napa Valley Vintners and Visit Napa Valley today launched Napa Valley Forward, an innovative commute program for Napa Valley wine and hospitality industry employees that provides incentives for carpooling and vanpooling, riding public transit, and walking or bicycling to make workers’ commutes easier and to relieve…

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Luum Signs Anti-Mandatory Bike Helmet Law Petition

Bicycles on a bike rack.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Kelly HostetlerCorporate Affairs & Marketingkelly@luum.com SEATTLE (January 16, 2020) – Luum, the leading provider of cloud-based commute management software for employers, today announced its decision to sign the Association of Pedestrian & Bicycle Professionals’ petition against a pending National Transportation Safety Board’s recommendation for mandatory bike-helmet laws.  Research shows mandatory helmet laws act as a barrier to entry for cyclists and place accountability…

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Rethinking Commuter Benefits – Join us January 23rd in Alexandria, VA

The Rethinking GO Lunch and Learn Series explores alternative travel options in the DMV over lunch with industry leaders. Recent research shows a direct connection between an employee’s commute and their quality of life. Leaving the car behind and trying new transportation options has been shown to help reduce road congestion, improve the environment, lower commuter…

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Bedrock Detroit Recognized In World Economic Forum’s Corporate Mobility Transport Challenge

Last May, the World Economic Forum (WEF) launched its inaugural Corporate Mobility Transport Challenge, which endeavors to recognize—and share insights on—some of the most innovative commuter programs being implemented by organizations across the globe. This Challenge, set forth by the WEF, illuminates the unique—and powerful—position of employers to drive meaningful behavior change in the areas…

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New Year, New Law: UBIT Repealed for Transit & Parking Benefits

After passing through the Senate and executive branch, the Unrelated Business Income Tax (UBIT) on transportation & parking benefits for exempt organizations was permanently repealed on December 20, 2019.  What does this mean in layman’s speak, exactly? If your organization paid the 21 percent tax on offering parking & transit benefits for employees, you can…

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