The hybrid workplace

In 2020, workplaces everywhere learned the perks of working from home. As many employers plan to make flexwork a permanent feature of their offices, the need for a flexible hybrid commute program has never been greater.

 

Consider this — as employees return to in-person work, their concerns for health and safety will drive them to — you guessed it, drive. More single-occupancy vehicles leads to more parking demand.

 

Employers can reduce this demand and maximize use of space with incentives and disincentives. Bonuses for employees who carpool, bike to work, or skip the morning commute and work from home, eases the strain on parking facilities, while daily commuters have peace of mind in reserving a spot at work.

 

A workplace that combines policy and technology to promote sustainable commute choices can face uncertainty with confidence.

Health savings account custodian HealthEquity acquires Seattle transportation startup Luum

By nickazure | March 10, 2021

BY TAYLOR SOPER on March 8, 2021 at 4:30 pm (excerpt from GeekWire) HealthEquity, a publicly-traded administrator of Health Savings Accounts (HSAs), has acquired Luum, a Seattle startup that helps employers manage commute benefits for their workers. Founded in 2012, Luum works with hospitals, universities, tech companies, and more, offering software that facilitates parking management and integration with mobility…