FHWA Announces FY 18 – Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Grant Winners

The Federal Highway Administration announced the FY 2018 Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies (ATCMTD) grant award winners. This program provides municipal governments with funding for innovative transportation programs that serve to operate and manage our transportation system better. FHWA awarded $53 million to 10 projects. The ATCMTD program was authorized as a part of the…

Cornell University Hosts ‘Transportation Camp’ Ithica

Tompkins County and Cornell University Transportation and Delivery Services hosted TransportationCamp Ithaca – Technology / Transportation this past weekend in Ithaca, New York. People attended regionally and virtually from across the globe via Zoom and Facebook Live. TransportationCamp was originally organized in 2011 by OpenPlans in New York City as an ‘unconference’ conference in 2014…

Eno Foundation Releases Report ‘A Fast-Changing Mobility Landscape’

  The Eno Foundation released a report regarding the changing mobility landscape. Eno also developed an infographic that accompanies this report    From the Report Summary:  Cities, states, and metro areas throughout the United States are going through a period of profound change and transition that is having enormous impacts on public transit. Demographic and cultural…

Ask Congress to Tell the IRS to Tax Parking Fairly

Section 13304 of ‘Tax Cuts and Jobs Act’ (P.L 115-97) requires employers to add all costs associated with parking and commuter benefits to its tax liability. The IRS has released guidanceand request for comments on how employers are to calculate additional tax liability as a result of parking they provide. This guidance establishes a ‘primary use’…

A Parking Tax? How New IRS Rules Impact Employers – CoaST & BWC Webinar

  The Coalition for Smarter Transportation (CoaST) and Best Workplaces for Commuters (BWC) will host a webinar on ‘A Parking Tax? How New IRS Rules Impact Employers’. During this webinar, staff from CoaST and BWC will review how the Department of Treasury’s recent guidance on parking will impact employers. During the webinar, presenters will: Provide…

2019 Best Workplaces for Commuters Announced

Best Workplaces for Commuters, friend to the Coalition for Smarter Transportation, released the 2019 list of Best Workplaces for Commuters. These employers exude excellence in providing commuters with options and meet the program’s National Standard of Excellence. The list includes a diverse set of employers from around the nation along with universities such as Yale University,…