Below are a few case studies which illustrate how employers in the Washington DC metropolitan region can integrate commute transportation benefits into their overall benefits package. Offering commute benefit programs often helps to increase recruitment and retention issues and improves the quality of life for your employees.
GEICO Direct is the largest direct marketer, and fifth-largest private-passenger auto insurance company in the U.S. Its location in Friendship Heights guarantees a difficult commute for its employees. GEICO implemented the Transit Incentive Program to address reducing traffic congestion and air pollution at their worksite in Friendship Heights.
The National Geographic Society is located in Washington, DC. Given their downtown DC location commuting options are a paramount concern. They have instituted an ECOmmuting awareness outreach effort for employees to consider more “green” commuting choices.
SAIC employs approximately 14,000 people in the Washington Metropolitan region at more than 60 worksites. An employee-owned company, SAIC is on top of quality of life issues that would affect their workforce. With a growing number of federal governmental projects, SAIC continues to have a large influx of new employees each year.