Durham, N.C., January 30, 2020 – Today TransLoc, a Ford Mobility company, has been named one of the 2020 Best Workplaces for Commuters. TransLoc was recognized for providing an array of commuter benefits to employees which decreases the number of single occupancy vehicles on the roads and creates a positive environmental impact.
“Being nationally recognized as one of the 2020 Best Workplaces for Commuters signals how serious we are about our employees and our environmental stewardship,” said Kevin Fowler, Vice President of Finance at TransLoc. “We are major proponents of transit agencies and support their good work at every opportunity.”
TransLoc is among a select group of workplaces in the United States that have achieved the Best Workplaces for Commuters National Standard of Excellence by providing commuter benefits that resulted in at least 14 percent of their employee base not driving alone to work within a 12-month period.
“TransLoc is one of the top employers in the nation offering high level commuter benefits to their employees,” said Julie Bond, Program Manager of Best Workplaces for Commuters. “They made the list because they offer transportation choices that include telework, free transit fares, and access to Emergency Ride Home programs. Excellent commuter benefit programs reward these companies not just with a national designation, but buoys workplace productivity, customer loyalty and brand recognition in an increasingly competitive marketplace.”
Hailed by Fast Company as one of the world’s most innovative companies in transportation, TransLoc joined forces with Ride Systems and DoubleMap under the Ford Mobility umbrella to provide an unparalleled platform of intelligent transportation software solutions. Now one of the largest providers of transportation technology offerings in the world, the group supplies integrated mobility solutions to 1,200+ customers in all 50 United States and across the globe. The team provides mission-critical transit operation software and GTFS data solutions, so riders can enjoy a seamless travel experience with fixed route service, real-time microtransit ride hailing, and vehicle tracking through the ease of a smartphone app. To learn more, visit TransLoc.com, or follow on Twitter at @TransLoc.
Contact:SHIFT Communications for TransLoc
About Best Workplaces for Commuters
Best Workplaces for Commuters is the national authority on recognizing and assisting workplaces that provide exceptional commuter benefits to employees. More than a recognition program, the Best Workplaces for Commuters program provides support needed to create and sustain an employer-provided commuter benefit program, including online assessment tools, advisory services, case studies, tool-kits, web-based tools, webinars and training. Best Workplaces for Commuters represents over 350 workplaces with Best Workplaces for Commuters designation representing over 2,000,000 employees. The Best Workplaces for Commuters program is managed by the Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) at the University of South Florida with support from the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT).
About Center for Urban Transportation Research
The Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) at the University of South Florida, established in 1988, is an internationally recognized resource for policymakers, transportation professionals and the public. CUTR provides high quality, objective expertise in the form of insightful research, in-depth policy analysis, comprehensive training and education and effective technical assistance that translates directly into benefits for CUTR’s project sponsors. CUTR’s faculty of 49 full-time researchers and 75 students, combines academic knowledge and extensive “real world” experience in developing innovative, implementable solutions for all modes of transportation. The multidisciplinary research faculty includes experts in economics, planning, engineering, public policy and geography. CUTR logs nearly $20 million per year in expenditures through contracts and grants to support its research, education, training and technical assistance missions. In 2019, CUTR was competitively selected by the U.S. Department of Transportation as the university to oversee the National Institute of Congestion Reduction.