Join us for the 2020 Florida Commuter Transportation Virtual Summit on September 14 & 15, 2020 at 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm EDT each day.


The 2020 Summit may be going virtual, but we will still be providing important information about the state of commuter transportation in Florida and how providers can & are adapting to the “new normal.”


Florida’s commuter assistance programs (CAPs), transportation management associations/organizations, transit systems, local governments, and universities are strongly encouraged to attend.


There is no registration fee. Participants will receive five (5) credits toward the Commuter Choice Certificate program.


The platform that will be used is GoToWebinar.


If you have any questions, contact Julie Bond at the Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) at jmbond@usf.edu.


View Draft Agenda

CDC Updates Guidance for Commuters during COVID-19

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has issued updated guidance for employers to support employees commuting to work, replacing the CDC’s initial guidance recommending employers promote driving alone to work. The new language now states:For employees who commute to work using public transportation or ride sharing, consider

Read more

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

Read more

2018 Employer Benchmarking Survey

Best Workplaces for Commuters (BWC) has partnered with the Association for Commuter Transportation (ACT)’s Employer Council to develop and launch an employer survey to capture information about employer-based commute programs. Our goal is to provide insights into current and emerging employer program trends and to be a

Read more

Are You One of the Best Workplaces for Commuters?

Best Workplaces for Commuters(SM) (BWC) is an innovative membership program that provides qualified employers with national recognition and an elite designation for offering outstanding commuter benefits. Employers that meet the National Standard of Excellence in commuter benefits can get on the list of Best Workplaces for Commuters.  Qualified

Read more

Employer Liability Limits – Ridesharing

Florida statutes protect employers that promote sharing the ride among employees.  According to Section 768.091: “768.091 Employer liability limits; ridesharing.— (1) No employer shall be liable for injuries or damages sustained by operators, passengers, or other persons resulting from the operation of a motor vehicle while being used in

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more