An Alternative Commuting Program is Good for Your Business

  • Man sitting at his laptopEmployers who provide transportation benefits for their employees gain many rewards for their company. But don't take our word for it, study after study confirms that many good things will happen for your business and your employees.



    Benefits for your business:


    • Increased employee productivity
    • Improved employee morale
    • Enhanced work/life balance
    • Expanded hiring opportunities
    • Improved recruitment and retention of employees
    • Reduced absenteeism
    • Emergency readiness
    • More available parking
    • Financial savings
    • Reduced traffic congestion
    • Improved air quality




    Benefits for your employees:


    • Increased job satisfaction
    • Significant commuting cost savings
    • Increased productivity
    • Flexibility to manage work and family life schedule
    • Reduced absenteeism
    • Reduced traffic congestion
    • Improved air quality
    • Reduced car maintenance

    And don't forget, dollars that employees save on gas go back into the Michigan economy.



    Creating a commuter-friendly workplace

    Across the country and right here in Michigan, employers have discovered that their efforts to assist employees in alternative commuting have resulted in many rewards. Some employers provide information, encouragement and support. Others offer incentives to their employees to try alternative commute options to get to work or to off site meetings. Whatever path you choose, you'll find the rewards to be both significant and long lasting.


    Studies show employers who offer commuter benefits improve employee recruiting and retention, increase employee job satisfaction, and save money on parking and federal taxes. To help get you started, you'll find valuable information and links right here on the MiCommute Web site. And, in your community, there are experts who can work with you, every step of the way, to make your business more commuter-friendly, environmentally responsible, and socially engaged. Commuter benefits equal business benefits. It's that simple.