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…

Washington DC Regional Employers Call for Smarter Transportation System

A group of prominent employers in the greater Washington DC region released a blueprint calling for investment in smarter transportation. The document, entitled Capital Region Blueprint for Regional Mobility makes numerous recommendations including: Modernizing Intercity and Commuter Rail Improve Roadway and Trail Performance – including enhancing congestion pricing Create High-Performing Public Transit Grow Employer Mobility Programs Expand…

Transit Tech Spotlight: Trip Planning – Fare Payment – Integration

The Coalition for Smarter Transportation has released a ‘Transit Tech Spotlight” that focuses on available technologies for trip planning, fare payment, and integration.Technology can play a critical role in improving rider experience, thus increasing transit ridership and reducing the number of people on our roads. Simple, seamless, and multi-modal trip planning and fare collection are…

Transit Tech Spotlight: Trip Planning-Fare Payment-Integration Webinar (2nd of 2)

The Coalition for Smarter Transportation has released a ‘Transit Tech Spotlight” that focuses on available technologies for trip planning, fare payment, and integration. In the second in a series of two webinars, a number of companies who were highlighted in the spotlight will provide some information about their technology. In this webinar, you will hear…

Transit Tech Spotlight: Trip Planning-Fare Payment-Integration Webinar (1st of 2)

The Coalition for Smarter Transportation has released a ‘Transit Tech Spotlight” that focuses on available technologies for trip planning, fare payment, and integration. In the first of a series of two webinars, a number of companies who were highlighted in the spotlight will provide some information about their technology. In this webinar, you will hear…