Make a New Year's Resolution that Makes a Difference

      January 10, 2017

      The new year is here and, for many, that means it’s resolution time—time to reinvent oneself, give up an old habit or try something new. If you find yourself grasping for meaningful changes to make, convince yourself to start off 2017 on a good foot by taking on these five easy challenges:...

      5 Best Practices for Motorcoaches During Inauguration 2017

      January 09, 2017

      Operating a motorcoach in Washington, DC for the Inauguration? Here's our top five recommendations to streamline your trip. For bus parking information, visit Inauguration.DC.gov. ...

      How to offer Metro’s newest flexible passes

      January 04, 2017

      Metrorail commuters can now purchase an unlimited monthly pass at a wide variety of price points through SelectPass. Riders whose one-way Metro fares typically cost between $2.25 and $4.00 can sign up for a SelectPass and receive unlimited rides for the price of 18 rides at their usual price point. Commuters may save up to 20% on their regular commute costs while getting additional trips for free. What does this mean for commuters and employers enrolled in Metro’s SmartBenefits® program?  It takes just a few steps for commuters to use their benefits for a SelectPass. Traditionally, employers allocate most SmartBenefits funds to the "Transit" benefit category, which covers all standard Metro and bus fares. If an employee wishes to join the SelectPass program, the company's account administrator will change the employee's benefit type from “Transit” to “Transit Pass”....

      Year in Review: goDCgo Employer Services

      December 16, 2016

      Thank you HR representatives, directors, CEOs and green teams for working with us to make commuting easy, affordable and fun this year! We are honored to have supported more than 1,000 businesses across the District with complimentary commuter services. That means we’ve helped almost 300,000 commuters save time and money on commuting while curbing emissions and traffic! Highlights from 2016: 161 employers offer Capital Bikeshare corporate memberships to over 3,000 employees 182 businesses took advantage of a one-on-one commuter benefits consultation  2,115 employees learned about commute options at presentations and events Take a look back some of our favorite milestones and events:...

      4 ways to Maintain Business Continuity During the 2017 Presidential Inauguration

      December 13, 2016

       Maintaining business continuity is important for all businesses especially during large events in the city. DC expects over two million visitors on Friday, January 20 for the 2017 Presidential Inauguration. For employers, this a great opportunity to emphasize the use of telework and flexible or compressed work schedules to ensure business continuity and that employees can be productive....

      What to Wear for Cold-Weather Biking

      December 08, 2016

      How you dress for winter cycling is the key to comfort, but it doesn’t have to be expensive technical gear. As long as you keep pedaling, the activity of cycling generates a pleasant warming from within.  Hold just enough of this heat within your clothing and allow the excess to vent out and you have found the winter riding “sweet spot.” Here are 7 tips for this season:...

      Carpooling Made Easy: Introducing the CarpoolNow App

      November 17, 2016

        Thinking about carpooling but not sure where to start? You're in luck. With the CarpoolNow app, you can simply request a carpool in the same way that ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft find you a driver - via your smartphone....

      3 Simple Bike Modications for Fall

      November 17, 2016

      With a little planning and a positive attitude, a cool fall season presents an ideal time to take your two wheels for a ride. What are the advantages?...

      3 Easy Tips to Navigate Cold-Weather Biking

      November 15, 2016

      Is there special clothing I should wear while biking during the winter months?  How do I choose the best bike route when its dark before I leave work?...

      SafeTrack Surge 10: More than 3 weeks of closures for  138,000 Red Line commuters

      October 18, 2016

      SafeTrack Surge 10 is returning to the District with a full closure of Metrorail’s Red Line between Fort Totten and NoMa-Galladuet stations from Saturday, October 29 to Tuesday, November 22.  For 25 days, Metrorail service will be dramatically reduced and two stations – Brookland and Rhode Island – will be closed. Click here to listento the previously recorded SafeTrack Surge10 Employer Webinar....

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