2023 Commuter Benefits Update – What to Expect in the New Year

On October 18, 2022, the IRS announced that for tax year 2023, the monthly limitation for the qualified transportation fringe benefit and the monthly limitation for qualified parking increases to $300, up $20 from the limit for 2022.  Best Workplaces for Commuters (BWC) is excited to announce

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Tampa Bay Commuter Assistance Program Regional Development Plan

While Florida transit agencies are required to develop a 10-year transit development plan intended to support the development of an effective multi-modal transportation system, no such requirement exists for commuter assistance programs (CAP), including transportation management organizations (TMO). The CAP program, including the TMOs, operate with one-year

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Teleworking during Emergencies

Without a telework program during an emergency, an organization may need to act fast. This presentation has been prepared to help you consider and prioritize what your organization needs to do to prepare an emergency telework program to respond to imminent conditions that will disrupt normal work

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Florida Rural Vanpool Program

Working in partnership with the FDOT Commuter Assistance Organizations and State of Florida Economic Development Organizations, COMMUTE with Enterprise will provide well-appointed commuter highway vehicles that seat 7 to 15 persons, comprehensive auto liability insurance coverage, and a bumper-to-bumper preventive maintenance and repair package to help rural

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Vanpooling in Florida

In 2017, Florida transit agencies and commuter services programs  operated 617 vanpools in service.  They carried over 42,000,000 passenger-miles at a weighted average cost of $0.15 per mile.  They made 1,388,000 passenger trips. For more information on how you can start or join a vanpool, please contact

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Help for Commuters After Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma aftermath could disrupt commuting habits and patterns in Florida for a long time.  For example, some commuters and employers may be forced to relocate and transportation options may change.  Private vehicles may have been damaged.  Gasoline may be more expensive and/or difficult to find in

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5 Ways to Reduce Your Commuting Costs

Commuting can be expensive when considering the operating costs like gasoline, parking, and tolls and other costs such as insurance and depreciation. 1. Carpool at least once per week and you can cut at least 10% of your costs. 2. Accelerate and brake smoothly from a stop

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Rural Vanpool Program

The Florida Department of Transportation has identified three (3) areas of the State of Florida as “Areas of Critical Concern.” These three areas include twenty-eight (28) of Florida’s thirty-two (32) rural counties: 1. Calhoun, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson and Liberty Counties (and a small area within

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