A Letter from our CEO: COVID-19 & The Commute

To our valued customers, partners, and commuters around the world, I wanted to take a moment to personally address the COVID-19 situation and the measures our team has taken to mitigate the impact.  Our number one priority is the health and wellness of our team, partners, and community. To minimize the impact of COVID-19 and ensure…

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ICYMI: Seattle Children’s Hospital Webinar Q&A, Data & More

On March 3, we hosted the first in Luum’s 2020 Webinar Series with Seattle Children’s Hospital. In case you weren’t able to join us, the recap one pager, attendee breakdown and full Q&A are now available below. Seattle Children’s Hospital Director of Transportation, Jamie Cheney, took us on a deep dive into the policies and…

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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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New Year, New Law: UBIT Repealed for Transit & Parking Benefits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the Unrelated Business Income Tax (UBIT) on transportation & parking benefits for exempt organizations was permanently repealed on December 20, 2019.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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ICYMI: Google and Bedrock Detroit, Commuter Benefits Webinar Transcript

In case you missed it: on October 22, we hosted a webinar with Association for Commuter Transportation (ACT) National highlighting commuter benefits programs that change behaviors. And in case you weren’t able to webinerd out with us, the transcript is available below. In this transcript, you’ll read insights from: Sabrina Ruiz, Transportation Program Manager at…

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