The Rising Cost of Commuting: Developing a Transportation Benefits Plan

On Demand Webinar Credit HR Certification Institute, NASBA, AIPB, SHRM, CLE

Understand the basics of providing employees with commuting options and what you need to do to save money.

Have you lost employees because of the commute, want to save money on parking, or do you have sustainability goals that you have to meet? If you have said yes to any of these questions, this material is for you. During this topic a national recognized expert in commuter programs will go over the basics of providing employees with options and what you need to do to save money, keep employees happy, and reduce your environmental footprint.

Learning Objectives

  • You will be able to discuss transportation benefit programs.
  • You will be able to identify the tax benefits for employers and employees.
  • You will be able to define telework and multimodal platforms.
  • You will be able to describe how to set up incentive programs and identify providers.


Setting the Stage
  • Cost of Congestion
  • Employee Recruitment Retention
Transportation Benefit Programs – the Transportation Fringe Benefit
  • What Is the Transportation Fringe Benefit?
  • Basics
  • Providing the Benefit – What Does It Entail?
  • Tax Benefits for Employers
  • Tax Benefits for Employees
  • Benefits of the Benefit
  • Transit Benefits Effectiveness
Other Employer Sponsored Programs
  • Promoting Telework
    • Benefits
    • Setting up a Program
  • Multimodal Platforms
    • Basics
    • Setting up Incentive Programs and Identifying Providers
  • Other Low Cost-High Effectiveness Strategies
List of Resources

Who should attend?

This live webinar is designed for human resource and benefits professionals, business owners and managers, office managers, administrators, directors, supervisors, payroll professionals, accountants, and attorneys.

In Partnership with Lorman

Your Instructor

Jason Pavluchuk
Jason Pavluchuk
  • Has worked to develop, promote, and establish employer-based transportation policies and programs for more than 20 years
  • Has helped create and expand the policies behind the transportation fringe benefit including development of regulations and guidance at the federal level
  • Helped establish ordinances and policies across the nation and has helped countless employers, transportation management organizations, and the private sector work together to reduce the number of people driving alone
  • Consulted some of the largest transportation providers including Enterprise, Cubic, and Via
  • Served as the Association for Commuter Transportation’s policy director for almost 20 years and is currently the policy director for the coalition for smarter transportation


OnDemand Course

This course was last revised on October 17, 2019.

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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