Bike commuting is a popular mode for many people in Arlington and the DC Metro region. Equally as popular, are the barriers that come with biking or trying to figure out where to start. Perhaps you’re brand new to biking, worried about visibility during the winter months, or your work place doesn’t have a shower.
Commute66 has been keeping track of daily toll prices on I-66 dating back to 2021. In that time, we have observed a steady increase, with most of that rise concentrated recently. As the Arlington region begins to return to the workplace, Commute66 will help you navigate your commute without breaking the bank.
As our community continues its return towards normalcy, COVID-19 restrictions are lifted, and a more sustainable agenda permeates the economy, more employers are beefing up their transportation benefits to support commuting options for their employees. Now is the best time for your property to re-visit your transportation amenities to make sure you are not left behind as commuting habits change.
As companies re-envision when and where work happens, there are many questions that arise. Executives and HR professionals may ask themselves how the company’s benefits need to change, how the use of office space will evolve, and what employees need to work effectively in remote or hybrid environments.
After a few years of primarily teleworking, your company may be considering, or has already begun, transitioning employees back into the office. This means a return to your commute and potentially your vanpool. However, the world of commuting is different than it was in late 2019. Here’s some safety measures you can take to keep yourself and your fellow riders healthy in addition to wearing a mask, washing hands, and practicing social distancing outside of the van.