Kforce Government Solutions, Inc. (KGS) has been named one of the Best Workplaces for CommutersSM in 2017 for offering exceptional employee-provided commuter benefits that meet the National Standard of Excellence criteria.
“KGS is on the cutting edge of a national movement,” said Julie Bond, Program Manager, Best Workplaces for Commuters. “They have listened to their employees’ challenges with traffic congestion and their concerns over reducing emissions. By offering a range of commuter benefits such as a Commuter FSA (which includes a parking/transit refund up to $260 per month), carpooling programs and access to Emergency Ride Home programs, KGS gives its employees the support they need to get to and from work so they can be at their best. These benefits are good for the company and its employees.”
KGS is among only 228 workplaces in the United States that have committed to employee-provided commuter benefits that result in at least 14 percent of their employee base not driving alone to work within a 12-month period. KGS offers employees several commuter benefit options, including:
“We take immense pride in receiving our 2017 Best Workplaces for Commuters national designation,” said KGS CEO Pat Moneymaker. “Our employer-paid commuter benefit program reflects our commitment to our Associates and has helped us recruit top talent, experience lower turnover, and foster a highly collaborative environment. We have found that the program is good for our people and good for our company.”
The Best Workplaces for Commuters program offers designated organizations access to a range of support services to assess and promote non-driving commuting of employees, including organizational assessment and implementation tool-kits, Web-based tools and webinars, staff training, and information exchange.
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Kforce Government Solutions, Inc. (KGS) is a provider of management and technology solutions to the Federal Government and State and local agencies. For more than 40 years, KGS has partnered with government to help solve complex mission and business challenges. We deliver customized solutions aligned to our clients’ unique needs across financial management, organizational transformation, and information technology. KGS also offers innovative health and intelligence products, including TraumaFX® medical training manikins and NightWatch, an internationally acclaimed online publication that tracks and assesses global threats.
Best Workplaces for CommutersSM is the national authority on recognizing and assisting workplaces that provide exceptional commuter benefits to employees. More than a recognition program, Best Workplaces for Commuters program provides support needed to create, sustain an employee-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 228 workplaces with Best Workplaces for Commuters designation representing over 515,000 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 National Center for Transit Research (NCTR) and the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT). For more information: http://www.bestworkplaces.org/.
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 37 full-time researchers and 57 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 receives over $13 million per year in contracts and grants to support its research, education, training and technical assistance missions. CUTR also is the home for the National Center for Transit Research and the National Bus Rapid Transit Institute.