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Latest News on Bay Area Commuter Benefits Program

Latest News on Bay Area Commuter Benefits Program  

San Francisco Bay Area employers with 50 or more full-time employees within the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (Air District) geographic boundaries are required to register and offer commuter benefits to their employees by September 30, 2014 in order to comply with the Bay Area Commuter Benefits Program. Employers that have not registered by September 30 are required to register now. Through this program, employers must offer their employees one of four Commuter Benefit options in order to comply with Air District Regulation 14, Rule 1. Commuter benefits encourage employees to take transit, vanpool, carpool, bicycle and walk rather than drive alone to work. 

Employers with fewer than 50 Bay Area employees may be subject to a local commuter benefits ordinance.


Commute.org is working with the MTC and BAAQMD to provide support and guidance to businesses in San Mateo County. We encourage you to read the information about the Bay Area Commuter Benefits Program provided on the 511.org web site. If your business or organization has questions about providing pre-tax commute benefits, please contact us at Commute.org and we will guide you through the process.

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