Take a Walking Meeting to See the City in Bloom

      March 16, 2017

      Spring is in the air. What better time to get in some steps, enjoy pleasant weather and take in the beauty of DC’s world-renowned cherry blossom trees?...

      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:...

      What the latest commute data reveals about happy employees

      October 17, 2016

      The commute can be the most stressful part of an employee’s day – but it doesn’t have to be. Supported by new findings from the 2016 State of the Commute survey, here are some data-driven insights to keep your employees happy:...

      6 Easy Steps to a More Bike-Friendly Workplace

      October 11, 2016

      Encouraging your employees, customers and visitors to bike is a great way to promote a healthy workforce and an environmentally-friendly travel mode. But where do you start? On October 6, goDCgo and the Washington Area Bicyclist Association (WABA) teamed up for a webinar and broke it down into 6 easy steps:...

      Get Rewarded by Going Car-Free

      September 08, 2016

      D.C. employers, we invite you and your employees to put down those car keys. On September 22, Washington, D.C. will celebrate Car Free Day....

      Watch the City Transform on PARK(ing) Day

      August 23, 2016

      First launched as an effort to encourage passersby to think about how we use urban space, PARK(ing) Day has become an international event inspiring residents and businesses to transform an ordinary metered parking spot into a public park....

      7 Ways to Make Your Business Bike Friendly All Year Long

      May 25, 2016

      Although Bike to Work Day has passed, this season offers commuters an ideal opportunity to try biking. Here are seven simple ways to create a bike-friendly workplace and culture while keeping your employees healthy and engaged throughout the year:...

      Using Transit Benefits for MARC and VRE Fares

      March 23, 2016

      Do you have employees enrolled in the SmartBenefits® program who would like to use their commuter benefits for VRE or MARC commuter rail tickets? MARC and VRE do not accept SmarTrip® for fares but commuters can use SmartBenefits® (via a registered SmarTrip® card) to purchase MARC and VRE tickets via Commuter Direct....

      Transit Benefits for Restaurants: 6 Tips for Enrolling Tipped Employees

      March 23, 2016

      Offering pre-tax transit benefits is a great way to help your employees save, but some aspects of the restaurant industry present special challenges for owners and managers....

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