• Transportation Education Council Monthly Meeting

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    Name: Transportation Education Council Monthly Meeting
    Date: October 6, 2017
    Time: 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM CDT
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    Event Description:
    TOPIC: Rideshare Program with METRO STAR 
    • A regional rideshare program using in a vanpool arrangement in partnership with Houston METRO
    • Covers an 8-county region; Harris, Montgomery, Brazoria, Chambers, Waller, Galveston, Ft Bend and Liberty
    • 700 routes currently
    • Monthly subsidy available for all groups
    • Some of active programs in The Woodlands, include; CPChem, ExxonMobil, SWN, Baker Hughes, Anadarko and CB&I.   

    WHAT IT IS (Description)

    • Provides commuting solutions to companies looking to enhance their employee benefit package and reduce carbon footprint


    WHAT IT DOES (Capabilities)

    • Provides a commuting option for employees who commute 15 or more miles one way
    • Cuts employee commute costs by 50 to 75 percent ($200-$800 in savings-Fuel, Tolls, Depreciation, maintenance, and Insurance)
    • Enterprise/Metro works with you to match employees living in the same area – mapping analysis.
    • Includes guaranteed ride home
    • Month to month turnkey program that includes a commuter vehicle, insurance, maintenance, road side assistance, customer support and optional fuel card


    WHY IT MATTERS (Business Value)

    • One of the safest forms of public transportation
    • Ease or eliminates parking congestion
    • Carbon footprint reduction and tracking programs (one vanpool reduces 12,500 lb. of CO2 monthly)
    • Increased employee morale and retention
    • Saves employees’ money, time and reduces stress during their commute to work
    • Increases employee productivity and dependability
    • A recruitment and retention tool


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