By choosing less-polluting methods for arriving on the job, such as walking, running, cycling, carpooling, or taking public transit, many Americans are significantly decreasing the time, money, and fossil fuels they use. If public transit ridership doubled, an additional 1.4 billion gallons of gasoline—equivalent to the volume of more than 2,100 Olympic swimming pools—would be saved each year.
Providing employer commuter programs is beneficial for a company’s long-term health. Many job-seekers look for employers willing to provide commuter benefits; companies that do so are better able to attract and retain good employees, while also enhancing their public image.
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