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Commuter Services

  • Such actions can include offering commuters one or more alternative transportation modes and/or services, providing incentives to travel on these modes or at non-congested hours, providing opportunities to better link or "chain" trips together, and/or incorporating growth management or traffic impact policies into local development decisions.

  • In 2014, employers may provide employees up to
    $130 per month tax free or allow employees to
    use pre-tax income to purchase transit passes.

  • Commuters who bicycle to work on a regular basis may be reimbursed by their employer up to $20 per month for eligible expenses.

  • Employers may provide up to $130 per month to employees who commute in 7+ passenger commuter highway vehicles and carry at least 4 people, including the driver.

Free Tax Benefit Guide for Commuters and Employers

The 2014 eBook from Best Workplaces for Commuters provides the information to launch a commuter benefit program. This 35-page brief will help you:

  • identify the types of commuter benefits eligible for tax breaks,
  • estimate the potential cost savings for employers and employees, and
  • learn the 8 steps to start a commuter pre-tax benefit program.
  • Download for free

Pocket Guide to Florida Transportation Trends and Conditions – 2013

The Florida Department of Transportation Office of Policy Planning is pleased to release the Pocket Guide to Florida Transportation Trends and Conditions – 2013 (pdf)

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    Due to overwhelming demand, we have closed registration for our Social Marketing in Transportation Certificate.  Social marketing is the systematic application of marketing, along with other behavior change concepts and techniques, to achieve specific behavioral actions for a social purpose. This space-limited course begins with four weekly 90-minute […]...
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  • 2014 Commuter Choice Certificate Schedule Released
    Registration is now open for the 11 scheduled courses for 2014  under the Commuter Choice Certificate program .  These online, interactive courses are open to Florida residents and non-residents.  New this year is the option for non-residents to either pay by the course ($50) or pay a flat annual […]...
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  • 2014 Qualified Transportation Fringe Benefit Limits
    According to the IRS, “For taxable years beginning in 2014, the monthly limitation under Section 132(f)(2)(A) regarding the aggregate fringe benefit exclusion amount for transportation in a commuter highway vehicle and any transit pass is $130. The monthly limitation under Section 132(f)(2)(B) regarding the fringe benefit exclusion […]...
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  • 2014 Florida Commuter Choice Summit & Southeast TDM Symposium Presentations
    The 2014 Florida Commuter Choice Summit, sponsored by the Florida Department of Transportation, and hosted by the Center for Urban Transportation Research and the Southeast Chapter of the Association for Commuter Transportation (SEACT), was held March 13 and 14, 2014 at the University of South Florida Marshall Student Center in […]...
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  • 2014 Florida Commuter Choice Summit and SEACT TDM Symposium
    The Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) at the University of South Florida invites you to attend the 2014 Florida Commuter Choice Summit and Southeast chapter of the Association for Commuter Transportation’s (SEACT) TDM Symposium .  The event is co-sponsored by the Florida Department of Transportation  and SEACT. […]...
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