Achievement marks firm’s 15th year among top 1 percent of U.S. businesses that meet National Standard of Excellence in commuter benefits
WALTHAM, Mass., January 31, 2018—The Cadmus Group LLC (Cadmus), a leading consultancy in energy, homeland security and all-hazard preparedness, climate, the natural and built environments, sustainable transportation, public health, and international development, has been named one of the Best Workplaces for CommutersSM in 2018 for offering exceptional employee-provided commuter benefits that meet the National Standard of Excellence criteria. Cadmus has been among the Best Workplaces for Commuters since 2004.
“It’s an honor for Cadmus to once again be recognized as one of the Best Workplaces for Commuters,” said Cadmus President and CEO Ian Kline. “Ensuring that the way our employees travel to work has a positive impact on their quality of life is a huge priority for our firm. Cadmus’ award-winning employee transportation incentives help us attract and retain top talent by actively supporting the healthy, sustainable communities we value so highly.”
Six Cadmus offices met the criteria for BWC designation, which require that at least 14 percent of employees use alternatives to driving alone to work within a 12-month period: Arlington, Va.; Bethesda, Md.; Boulder, Co.; Portland, Ore.; Waltham, Mass.; and Washington, D.C. Cadmus offers employees several innovative, industry-leading commuter benefits, including:
- Public transit subsidy of up to $160 per month for the purchase of a public transportation pass
- Up to $100 each year toward the purchase of a bike, helmet, tune-up, or purchase of a bike share program membership
- Generous telecommute policy
“Cadmus 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, Cadmus 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.”
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.
Cadmus provides professional consulting services that help clients achieve their goals and create social and economic value today and for future generations. By applying exceptional technical expertise and a highly collaborative approach, we deliver customized solutions to our clients that address complex challenges in energy, homeland security and all-hazard preparedness, climate, the natural and built environments, sustainable transportation, public health, and international development. Cadmus’ more than 600 consultants serve government, commercial, and nongovernmental organizations around the world.
About Best Workplaces for CommutersSM
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 200 workplaces with Best Workplaces for Commuters designation representing over 734,000 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/
About Center for Urban Transportation Research (https://www.cutr.usf.edu/)
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 38 full-time researchers and 79 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 $19 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.