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’…

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,…

Best Workplaces For Commuters Issues Report on Mode Split

From Best Workplaces for Commuters: About one week ago, the U.S. Census Bureau released 2013-2017 American Community Survey (ACS) 5-Year Estimates.  We (Best Workplaces for Commuters) have compiled their information to provide mode split information at the county level.  The report also compares the 2013-2017 mode split data to the previous 5-year period (2009-2012). You can download it for…

IRS Releases Guidance on Employer Provided Parking & Parking Benefits

The Department of Treasury has released guidance regarding employer-provided parking, parking fringe benefits, and information regarding the status of how tax-exempt organizations are to handle changes to fringe benefits and unintended business tax. The guidance can be found below. It should be noted that the IRS will waive penalties and fees for organizations that have not paid…

Coalition for Smarter Transportation Releases Web Tool-kit for Trip Planning & Multimodal Fare Media

The Coalition for Smarter Transportation has unveiled a webtool kit that includes a variety of resources for agencies looking to incorporate trip planning and multimodal fare media payment. Included in the toolkit are spotlights of a variety of products and services that are available to agencies. In addition, the Coalition for Smarter Transportation has included other…