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2015 Employer Champions

As an employer in Arlington County, your business can be recognized and rewarded for your dedication to sustainable transportation programs.

Through your partnership with ATP, your company will see immediate benefits, including:

  • Recruitment and retention of employees
  • Operational cost savings
  • Improved employee health, well-being and productivity
  • Competitive advantage and increased marketability
  • Environmental stewardship

As an Employer Champion, you’ll receive great perks and opportunities to be featured around the County. Every Champion is recognized and rewarded; however, the higher your level, the more benefits your company receives.

2015 Employer Champions

Airlines Reporting Corporation

Airlines Reporting Corporation® (ARC) is a technology solutions company providing transaction settlement and data information services. Airlines, travel agencies, Corporate Travel Departments (CTD), railroads, and other travel suppliers process more than $84 billion annually through ARC’s world-class settlement system – making it the financial backbone of travel distribution.

American Society of Transplant Surgeons

The American Society of Transplant Surgeons represents approximately 1,800 professionals dedicated to excellence in transplantation surgery. Our mission is to advance the art and science of transplant surgery through leadership, advocacy, education, and training. To learn more, visit ASTS.org or email asts@asts.org. ASTS values healthy lifestyles for its employees, and is proud to be a Walking Workplace, offer Capital Bikeshare corporate memberships, support flex scheduling and telework, and a pre-tax transit benefit.

Arlington Economic Development

Arlington Economic Development (AED) provides visionary leadership and superior services to Arlington’s business community, its tourism industry and its real estate development. Located a couple of blocks from the Ballston Metro Station, AED employees receive a variety of commuting benefits such as a direct transit benefit for those who choose to ride metrorail or bus to work, flex time and staggered work schedule and with the option to telework too!

Bloomberg BNA

Bloomberg BNA is a wholly owned subsidiary of Bloomberg, you can learn more about their services here.

Boeing Long Bridge

Boeing is the world’s largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense, space and security systems. A top U.S. exporter, the company supports airlines and U.S. and allied government customers in 150 countries.

With corporate offices in Chicago, Boeing employs more than 169,000 people across the United States and in more than 65 countries.

Boeing Long Bridge, located in Arlington, Virginia, opened in October 2014, the site is headquarters for the company’s Government Operations and Boeing International, as well as several other functions in the Boeing Defense, Space & Security business unit.

For more information on Boeing, visit: www.boeing.com.

Buchanan & Edwards

Buchanan & Edwards is a trusted advisor to Federal, state, and local governments, providing information technology support and innovative solutions that help agencies succeed in the ever changing government and technology landscapes. Since 1998, BE has been committed to delivering on our customers’ missions by driving innovation, reducing cost, implementing automation and enabling information sharing so our clients are equipped to better serve the American citizen.

We recognize that each agency faces unique demands and complex requirements. In order to support our clients’ missions, we must hire and retain the best people. Our employees are motivated and innovative leaders that exemplify a consulting mindset. We are passionate about serving our customers and dedicated to delivering the highest quality solutions. We provide a collaborative, team-oriented environment where all are encouraged to push limits to produce meaningful and impactful work. We inspire a culture of commitment, take pride in the work we do, and we are proud that BE is a desired business partner.

As one of the fastest growing IT consulting firms in the Washington, DC metropolitan area, BE has made five consecutive appearances on the Inc. 500|5000 List of America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies and is the winner of the 2011 Small Business Prime Contractor of the Year Award for the U.S. Department of State. Our team of professionals can assure you it is no surprise BE was voted one of the Top 50 Tech Places to Work.

As a recent addition to the growing list of Champions, Buchanan & Edwards has made a significant financial investment in promoting alternative modes of commuting. Employees who commute via public transit receive a monthly stipend to help defray the cost of their commute. Additionally, BE provides transportation information to new employees as they go through the onboarding process and the company just had ATP create a density plot map to help determine which employees may be able to commute via carpool. With several months left in the Champions program, there is still plenty of room for Buchanan & Edwards to continue their success!

The Cadmus Group, Inc.

Cadmus is a true Champion and offers a ton in the ways of transportation benefits. They have essential bike commuter amenities like showers and locker rooms and even offer their regular bike commuters a $100/year stipend for maintenance and repair on their bikes. Cadmus has many of the bronze and silver tier Champions requirements checked off so they are now looking to solidify their gold requirements. Given their bike amenities and transit benefit, the company is pursuing Bicycle Friendly Business and Best Workplaces for Commuters designations.

Communities in Schools

Headquartered in Crystal City, VA, and operating in more than 2,200 schools in the most challenged communities of 26 states and the District of Columbia, Communities In Schools serves 1.3 million young people and their families every year. As the nation’s leading dropout prevention organization, Communities In Schools is the only one proven to both decrease dropout rates and increase graduation rates. Communities in Schools offers employees flexible work scheduling, telework options, carsharing memberships, health fairs, walking teams and participating in National Walk @ Lunch Day.

Consumer Electronics Association

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) is the technology trade association representing the $208 billion U.S. consumer electronics industry. More than 2,000 companies enjoy the benefits of CEA membership, including legislative advocacy, market research, technical training and education, industry promotion, standards development and the fostering of business and strategic relationships. CEA also owns and produces the International CES – The Global Stage for Innovation. All profits from CES are reinvested into CEA’s industry services. CEA values employee wellness and promotes flex scheduling, telework, biking and walking, and has a mortgage program that incentivizes employees to live near work to reduce commuting stress.

The Convention Store

The Convention Store (TCS) provides transportation system design and management for conventions, trade shows, sporting events, airports, parking facilities, and special events. The company thoroughly understands the needs of its clients and tailors the management team and staff to meet those needs. No matter how small or large an event is, TCS is the one-stop-shop for transportation needs. TCS was a slam dunk for the Champions program given its thorough understanding of the local transportation systems. TCS offers a subsidized transit benefit, carsharing memberships, and SmarTrip cards to employees and has a flex time and telework policies in place. Upon joining the Champions program, ATP helped the company apply and earn the Best Workplaces for Commuters designation!

Crystal City BID

The Crystal City Business Improvement District (BID) is a public-private partnership established in April 2006 to promote the vibrant Crystal City business, retail, restaurant and residential community. The BID is committed to showcasing the area as a world-class destination for visitors, employees and residents. Crystal City is INNOVATIVE, ACTIVE, ARTFUL, ACCESSIBLE, and GREEN. Not only does the BID promote green transportation options for residents, visitors and businesses, it offers its own employees a transit subsidy, Capital Bikeshare corporate memberships, telework options, and flex scheduling, as well as providing bike facilities. For more information, visit crystalcity.org, like facebook.com/crystalcityva, and follow @ccbid on Twitter.

The Destination Sales & Marketing Group

The Destination Sales & Marketing Group (DS&MG) pushes the envelope with the robust transportation benefits offered to its employees. Many companies approach their transportation benefits and amenities in a piecemeal fashion but DS&MG offers a comprehensive set of programs and policies to make it easier for its employees to walk, bike, take transit, and maintain a healthy work/life balance. Some of these benefits include a subsidized transit benefit, Capital Bikeshare Corporate Memberships, secure bike storage and shower facilities, flex scheduling, and compressed work schedules. DS&MG consistently sees the benefits of its transportation programs through its productive and focused employees and increased ability to attract and retain talented team members. Year-after-year, DS&MG exemplifies what is possible when a company prioritizes the quality of its transportation benefits.

Eastern Research Group

ERG is a multi-disciplinary consulting company with offices in Arlington, Virginia, and 10 other cities across the country. ERG helps its clients preserve the environment, improve worker protection, ensure the safety of food and drugs, plan sustainable facilities, and achieve other positive outcomes.

ERG currently provides a transit subsidy to employees, and over two-thirds of the staff is permitted to telework, especially with the recently upgraded technology for the office. In addition, ERG is located in the Navy League Building in Courthouse, which has a gym with showers and locker facilities, as well as secure bike parking for bike commuters. Finally, ERG recently began offering discounted carshare memberships with Zipcar to provide another way for employees to get around during and after the workday.

Fors Marsh Group

Fors Marsh Group is an applied research company that specializes in the business of measuring, understanding, and influencing the way people think and make decisions. They gather data, predict behavior, educate the market, and help clients implement research results to improve their business. To put it simply: Fors Marsh Group helps its clients make evidenced-based decisions to achieve key business objectives. The company has been active in promoting various transportation and commuting options to employees and encourages wellness culture at the office. They provide free Capital Bikeshare memberships to employees, and allow flexible schedules and informal telework for employees. In addition, nearly half of Fors Marsh employees take advantage of a direct transit subsidy up to $130 a month provided by the company.

George Mason University, Arlington Campus

George Mason University, established as a branch of the University of Virginia in 1957, gained independent university status in 1972 by an act of the Virginia General Assembly.

By developing the concept of the distributed university, Mason created an integrated network of campuses in Fairfax, Arlington, and Prince William counties, each with a distinctive academic focus that plays a critical role in its region. The Arlington Campus programs emphasize law, policy, economics, conflict resolution, social work, nonprofit management, initiatives in educational transformation, and global studies.

George P. Shultz National Foreign Affairs Training Center

The State Department’s Foreign Service Institute (FSI) in South Arlington is a large government facility that has a lot of daily commuters coming from Arlington and the surrounding areas. With so many people traveling to and from FSI every day and the fact that the facility is not located near Metro, this State Department site has the potential to create a lot of congestion on the roads. Fortunately the forward-thinking leadership at FSI and the American Foreign Service Association recognizes this fact and has implemented numerous programs to mitigate single occupancy vehicle use as much as possible. FSI has routine shuttles running to the campus from the Rosslyn Metro and does much to promote the numerous buses coming from the Pentagon, Ballston, and Shirlington. Additionally, leadership at AFSA worked hard to get a Capital Bikeshare station located at one of the facility entrances – the station has proved to be a popular commuting option for nearby employees. FSI utilized ATP to administer a transportation survey of the staff and employees to see what transportation services could be improved upon. The results of this survey were enlightening and provided actionable items for AFSA to work towards.

Hilton Garden Inn - Shirlington

The Hilton Garden Inn Shirlington hotel is conveniently located off I-395 in Shirlington Village. This neighborhood features shops, 20 different restaurants highlighting world cuisines, and the Tony Award-winning Signature Theatre. Within a five-mile radius of the hotel are attractions such as the Pentagon, Arlington National Cemetery, Old Town Alexandria and numerous historic sites in the nation’s capital, Washington DC. Almost all of the Hilton Garden Inn Shirlington’s employees receive a transit subsidy, can use the hotel shuttle, showers and bike facilities, and some transportation information in Spanish and Amharic is available as well. In addition, the Hilton Garden Inn Shirlington was designated a Best Workplaces for Commuters in 2013.

Hyatt Regency Crystal City

The Hyatt Regency Crystal City at Reagan National Airport not only offers luxury accommodations in the heart of the Washington DC metro region, but easy access via the public transportation system to the nation’s best monuments, local fine dining and high-end shopping as well. Hyatt Regency Crystal City employees take advantage of a shuttle to the Crystal City Metro station, a pre-tax benefit, and participate in health and wellness programs including National Walk @ Lunch Day.

Industrial Research Institute

IRI is an authoritative source of R&D innovation leadership solutions for its member companies. As a membership association, the member organizations form its governance and develop its programs and services to meet their needs. IRI’s mission is to enhance the effectiveness of technological innovation by networking the world’s best practitioners and thought leaders to seek, share, learn and create.

IRI carries this mission of continual improvement over to its corporate culture and the transportation benefits it offers its employees. IRI jumped into the Champions program full force and has already completed a transportation survey of its employees. The results of this survey will help management determine how to most effectively tailor their transportation benefits and amenities to their team members.

International Justice Mission

International Justice Mission is a global organization that protects the poor from violence throughout the developing world. IJM partners with local authorities to rescue victims of violence, bring criminals to justice, restore survivors and strengthen justice systems.

International Relief & Development

International Relief & Development is a nonprofit humanitarian and development organization, IRD improves lives and livelihoods through inclusion, engagement, and empowerment. We build lasting relationships and strengthen our beneficiaries’ capabilities to create sustainable change and direct their own development.

These principles are at the core of IRD’s mission: to reduce the suffering of the world’s most vulnerable groups and provide the tools and resources needed to increase their self-sufficiency.

In addition to the outstanding work IRD does abroad, the organization is a proud gold member of the Champions program. IRD in a designated Bicycle Friendly Business, provides a transit benefit to pay for employees’ commutes, and has implemented a telework policy so working from home can be a viable option for many employees. IRD recognizes that the quality of life of its employees is crucial to increasing the effectiveness of its goals overseas. With this in mind, IRD does everything it can to improve employees’ commuting options.

John Snow, Inc.

John Snow, Inc. (JSI) is a large employer committed to transportation options and wellness programming for employees. The company offers discounted Capital Bikeshare memberships to employees and is a bronze level Bicycle Friendly Business. Between their telework program and subsidized transit benefit, JSI is poised to climb all the way to the platinum Champions level once they complete one additional gold level item. The HR staff at JSI is working closely with ATP to identify the best option for completing the gold level Champions requirements and is strongly considering applying for the Best Workplaces for Commuters award!

LMO Advertising

LMO Advertising is a boutique advertising firm located right in the heart of Arlington’s successful transit-oriented development along the orange line corridor. The company chose its current location due to its proximity to the Rosslyn and Courthouse Metro stations. The frequent ART and Metrobus service and Capital Bikeshare right outside their front door makes the office location even better. As a result, employees have a flexible work schedule and largely prefer a car-free commute. LMO is in the process of applying for the Bicycle Friendly Business award and is considering offering a Capital Bikeshare corporate membership discount to employees to help increase the company’s bike friendliness.

Marymount University

Marymount University is a comprehensive, coeducational Catholic located in Arlington, Virginia. Marymount offers bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees in a wide range of disciplines and has a diverse and welcoming academic community. Marymount University offers a wide range of transportation benefits to their employees and students including a shuttle bus from Ballston Metro to the main campus, pre-tax transportation benefits (to staff), bicycle infrastructure and support, and more.

National Association of Chain Drug Stores

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores is a relatively recent addition to the Arlington business community and chose its current office in Rosslyn largely due to its proximity to both the Rosslyn and Courthouse Metro stations. While in Alexandria, NACDS offered free parking to employees but they have switched to paying $75/month toward employees’ parking costs and $130/month toward employees’ SmartBenefits transit accounts. NACDS is a role model for how to begin to shift company culture away from drive-alone commuting and toward a holistic view that considers all modes of commuting. In addition to its stellar transit benefit, the company also offers an informal telework policy, flex time scheduling, and invaluable bike amenities like secure storage, lockers, and showers.

National Guard – Arlington Hall Station

The transportation staff at Arlington Hall Station are very motivated to find commute alternatives for their service members due to the limited parking capacity of their parking garage. The facility is currently going through the process of conducting a transportation survey of its staff to better inform the transportation decision making process later on. Also, the National Guard is exploring ways to partner with the Department of State’s Foreign Service Institute since they are in the same location and both generate large amounts of vehicle traffic. This collaboration to achieve local traffic relief is the hallmark of a true Champion!

National Rural Electric Cooperative Association

NRECA is the national service organization for more than 900 not-for-profit rural electric cooperatives and public power districts providing retail electric service to more than 42 million consumers in 47 states and whose retail sales account for approximately 12 percent of total electricity sales in the United States. Its mission is to promote, support, and protect the community and business interests of electric cooperatives. NRECA offers employees a transit benefit, provides bike parking, showers, and lockers for bike commuters, and promotes wellness through various programs, incentives, and competitions among employees.

National Science Foundation

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1950 to promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare; to secure the national defense. NSF is the only federal agency whose mission includes support for all fields of fundamental science and engineering, except for medical sciences. They are tasked with keeping the United States at the leading edge of discovery in areas from astronomy to geology to zoology. So, in addition to funding research in the traditional academic areas, NSF also supports “high-risk, high pay-off” ideas, novel collaborations and numerous projects that may seem like science fiction today, but which the public will take for granted tomorrow.

With nearly 1,500 employees, NSF offers a multitude of commuter benefits and program to help staff commute to the office and work productively. In addition to a transit subsidy, NSF has a formal telework policy, offers a compressed work week schedule, bike and walk facilities for commuters, and is active in promoting carpooling and vanpooling among employees who live further away from the worksite.



NatureServe is a non-profit organization that provides high-quality scientific expertise for conservation. Their dynamic and impactful data, tools, and resources help guide conservation action where it’s needed most. NatureServe envisions a world where decision-makers fully understand the importance of science in identifying and protecting our precious animals, plants, and ecosystems.

NatureServe offers its employees a combination of a direct and pre-tax transit benefit to encourage the use of public transit. They also have a shower facility on site for their bike commuters. The shower facility was added when they remodeled their suite a few years back especially for their bike commuters. Informal telework, flex time and staggered work schedule are some of the additional benefits that NatureServe offers its employees to make commuting easy.



Opower combines a cloud-based platform, big data, and behavioral science to help utilities around the world reduce energy consumption and improve their relationship with their customers. This helps consumers lower their energy use and costs, and significantly reduces carbon emissions. Opower is transforming the way the world approaches household energy conservation.

Keeping in line with their mission of improving the efficiency of electricity usage, Opower is also dedicated to providing top-notch transportation benefits to employees so that they may commute in the most efficient and environmentally-friendly way possible. From world class bicycle facilities to a very generous SmartBenefits stipend for transit commuters, Opower is continually raising the bar for what a cutting-edge and responsible company should be doing. Given this, it is no surprise that Opower is a gold level Champion!

PBS - Public Broadcasting Service

PBS and its member stations are America’s largest classroom, the nation’s largest stage for the arts and a trusted window to the world. In addition, PBS’s educational media helps prepare children for success in school and opens up the world to them in an age-appropriate way. PBS offers Capital Bikeshare corporate memberships, promotes biking and walking year around and engages employees in numerous other wellness programs.

Professional Services Council

The Professional Services Council (PSC) is the national trade association of the government professional and technical services industry. Solely focused on preserving, improving, and expanding the federal government market for its members, PSC is the most respected industry voice and leader on legislative and regulatory policy issues related to government procurement, outsourcing and related business policy. The organization offers a direct transit subsidy to employees for their commute and has an informal telework policy as well as flex time. PSC is also active in promoting health and wellness and has participated in National Walk at Lunch Day.

Selective Service System

The Selective Service System is proud to be a part of this year’s Champions program. As with most federal offices, transportation benefits are excellent and SSS is no exception. Since joining Champions, SSS has achieved Best Workplaces for Commuters status and promoted Car Free Day to employees. When combined with the existing transit benefits, these additional efforts have helped SSS climb to Platinum Level tier in record time!

SRA International

SRA International has been dedicated to solving complex mission and efficiency challenges for the U.S. government. From offices and locations around the globe, they support government clients in civilian, defense, health, intelligence, law enforcement and homeland security agencies by delivering IT solutions and professional services in such areas as information technology lifecycle services; cloud and mobile computing; cyber security; solutions development and integration; and, strategy development and organizational change management.

SRA provides employees with $100 through their commuter benefits program and also offers the $20 bicycle benefit to those who commute to work by bike. They have a formal telework program in place to offer flexibility and save on office space for the 400 employees who work at the Ballston location. Finally, to promote health and wellness among employees, SRA provides discounted memberships to employees through Capital Bikeshare’s Corporate Membership program.


The USAID Bureau for Global Health is working to end preventable child and maternal deaths, achieve an AIDS-free generation, and protect communities from infectious diseases. The Bureau works to improve services and increase access to health care in some of the most impoverished and difficult to reach populations around the world. The Bureau’s eight separate offices support USAID’s mission to end extreme poverty and enable democratic societies globally. Employees are treated to an extensive transit benefit of direct subsidies and access to various teleworking options.

Virginia Hospital Center

Virginia Hospital Center has provided exceptional medical services to the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area for 70 years and recently was named one of America’s 100 Top Hospitals® (for the second year in a row) and 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals® by Truven Health Analytics.

Designated as a Magnet® hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, it is a 342-bed not-for-profit, teaching facility offering comprehensive healthcare and multiple, independently recognized Centers of Excellence including: Cardiology & Cardiovascular Surgery, the Reinsch Pierce Family Center for Breast Health, Neuroscience/Stroke, Oncology, Orthopedics (Total Joint Replacement Services), Bariatric Surgery, Palliative Care, Inpatient Rehab, Wound Healing & Hyperbaric, Emergency Services, Women & Infant Health and Urology.

The Virginia Tech Research Center

The Virginia Tech Research Center – Arlington, at 900 N. Glebe Road, is a highly visible state-of-the-art facility designed to further the university’s mission to expand its research portfolio in the National Capital Region. The region offers great opportunity for partnerships with corporate research entities and close proximity to government agencies and other public and private-sector organizations. The building is located in the vibrant Ballston district of Arlington, a short distance from many of the leading science and research agencies of the federal government and many high-technology companies.

American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators

AAMVA represents the state and provincial officials in the United States and Canada who administer and enforce motor vehicle laws and highway safety. AAMVA is a nonprofit organization developing model programs in motor vehicle administration, law enforcement and highway safety. The association also serves as an information clearinghouse in these areas, and acts as the international spokesman for these interests. AAMVA offers a combination of a pre-tax benefit and direct subsidy for employees to use on transit for their commute. In addition, the office has bike racks, showers, and is conveniently located two blocks from Ballston Metro.

American Waterways Operators

The American Waterways Operators is the national advocate for the U.S. tugboat, towboat and barge industry, which serves the nation as the safest, most environmentally friendly, and most economical mode of freight transportation. AWO promotes the long term economic soundness of the industry and works to enhance its ability to provide safe, efficient, and environmentally responsible transportation.

Despite having a small office of only around 20 employees, AWO has shown a commitment to providing the benefits and resources to improve their employees’ commutes. The organization provides direct transit subsidy of up to $130 a month, which half of the staff takes advantage of. There are also showers and bike racks available to use for bike commuters, and the office often participates in events such as Walk at Lunch Day to promote health and wellness among employees.


Ashoka’s mission is to support social entrepreneurs who are leading and collaborating with changemakers, in a team of teams model that addresses the fluidity of a rapidly evolving society. Ashoka believes that anyone can learn and apply the critical skills of empathy, team work, leadership and changemaking to be successful in the modern world. Located right above the Rosslyn Metro, the organization currently offers a pre-tax transportation benefit to employees and actively promotes biking and walking through events, materials and seminars for the staff. Ashoka has also surveyed employees on their commuting habits to see how the office can improve the staff’s trips to and from work and encourage healthier modes of travel, particularly during the summer months.

Association of State and Territorial Health Officials

The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) is the national nonprofit organization representing public health agencies in the United States, the U.S. Territories, and the District of Columbia. ASTHO supports its members, the chief health officials of these jurisdictions, in ensuring excellence in state-based public health practice to improve the nation’s health. ASTHO values and promotes health and wellness for its employees, and encourages staff to participate in Arlington community events that support healthy lifestyles, such as Walk at Lunch Day. Learn more at astho.org. In addition, ASTHO supports telework and flex scheduling, as well as providing benefits for transit options.


CNA Corporation is a not-for-profit organization based in Arlington, VA, that conducts research for U.S. government agencies, including the Departments of Defense, Education, Homeland Security, the Federal Aviation Administration, and the Coast Guard. Major areas of research include national security, international relations, military manpower and readiness, education, technology and systems.

The Common Application

The Common Application is a not-for-profit membership organization committed to providing reliable services that promote equity, access and integrity in the college application process. The employees at The Common Application enjoy a variety of transportation benefits such as a pretax transit benefit, flexible time/staggered work schedule, informal telework and more.

Conservation International

Building upon a strong foundation of science, partnership and field demonstration, Conservation International empowers societies to responsibly and sustainably care for nature, our global biodiversity, for the well-being of humanity. Conservation International offers a wide range of transportation benefits to employees, including Capital Bikeshare corporate memberships, telework and flex scheduling, pre-tax transportation benefits, bicycle infrastructure and support, and more.

Environ International Corporation

Environ is the premier global consultancy, working with clients to manage their most challenging environmental, health and safety issues and attain their sustainability goals. Environ provides a pre-tax transit benefit to employees, showers and bike racks for their bike commuters, promotes health and wellness through their participation in Walk at Lunch Day and shares information about alternative transportation options in the office.

FI Consulting

FI Consulting combines analytical expertise and financial knowledge with an awareness of how to best leverage technology when developing or changing financial models and other complex applications. FI Consulting provides cost-effective, transparent, thoroughly documented, and scalable solutions, built with a vision of how they will evolve over time to meet your changing needs. The company offers their employees a pre-tax transit benefit.

Healthcare Distribution Management Association

HDMA is the national association representing primary healthcare distributors, the vital link between the nation’s pharmaceutical manufacturers and healthcare providers. HDMA and its members work daily to provide value and achieve cost savings, an estimated $42 billion each year to our nation’s healthcare system. Over a third of HDMA’s employees participate in the transit benefit subsidy of up to $105 a month provided by the organization, while several employees in the office bike to work and take advantage of the shower facilities provided.


Jacobs is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of technical, professional and construction services.

Keppler Speakers

Keppler Speakers is the go-to source for a diverse range of world-class speakers – real people who tell real stories with real impact. Located across from the Clarendon Metro Station, Keppler Speakers offers a variety of transit benefits to its employees such as a pre-tax transit benefits, formal telework policy, flexible work schedule and more! We look forward to working with Keppler this year.

MTB Early Enrichment Center

MTB is a Spanish-immersion early enrichment center with a “healthy mind, healthy body” philosophy and a curriculum that prepares the children for kindergarten. Various enrichment programs as well as more traditional hands-on learning are offered, such as art appreciation, music lessons, gardening, and age-appropriate cooking lessons; homemade nutritious meals using fresh ingredients including organic vegetables from the garden are served. The center also has sport activities such as mini soccer, basketball, hockey, golf and baseball camps. The main goal of the center is for children to have fun while exercising and learning. Almost all the employees take public transportation, and are now able to take advantage of their new pre-tax transit benefit option. In addition, employees can take advantage of a variety of resources and shower facilities, and parents can use the “Car Free Near Me” link on the company’s homepage. Maria Teresa’s Babies prides itself on being a community supporter of Arlington’s Car Free lifestyle.

The Nature Conservancy

The Nature Conservancy is the leading conservation organization working around the world to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people. The Nature Conservancy has more than 1 million members and work in all 50 United States and more than 30 countries around the world – protecting habitats from grasslands to coral reefs, from Australia to Alaska to Zambia. The organization promotes sustainable transportation among employees by offering a pre-tax transit benefit, a formal telework program, and provides bicycle facilities such as bike racks, lockers and showers. The Nature Conservancy also actively participates in events such as Bike to Work Day, Car Free Day and even hosted the Ballston pit stop for ATP’s annual National Walk@Lunch Day event.

Navy League of the United States

The Navy League of the United States just goes to show that smaller-sized associations can still take big strides in offering excellent transit benefits and amenities. The League has completed their bronze and gold Champions requirements but is missing some items in the silver tier. They are currently offering employees a pre-tax transit benefit through SmartBenefits, shower and changing facilities for bike commuters, and a formalized telework policy. To fill in the missing requirements and jump to the gold Champions tier, the Navy League will be conducting a transportation survey to determine interest in Capital Bikeshare corporate membership and ART bus stop adoption.


Renaissance Arlington Capital View & Residence Inn Arlington Capital View

The connected Renaissance Arlington Capital View and Residence Inn Arlington Capital View hotels are conveniently located a mile from DCA airport, the Crystal City Metro, and are LEED Gold certified. With luminous design and impressive architecture, the boutique Renaissance is completely unique and utterly original, and shares facilities with the Residence Inn like the modern Italian restaurant, Socci, an expansive health club, a heated indoor pool, and a fleet of rental bikes. Employees of these enchanting hotels enjoy a direct transit subsidy, access to showers, employee bike racks, shuttles to the Metro, and easy access to transportation alternatives such as Capital Bikeshare and Metroway.

Smithsonian Institution Office of Contracting & Personal Property Management

The Smithsonian OCon & PPM office supports Washington DC’s Smithsonian Institution museum system. Employees are offered a range of benefits, including flex-time scheduling, compressed work weeks, telework, shuttles as well as Metro fare between work sites, ATP presentations for employees, walking and biking promotion, and a pre-tax transportation benefit.

Winrock International

Winrock International is a nonprofit organization that works with people in the United States and around the world to empower the disadvantaged, increase economic opportunity, and sustain natural resources. By linking local individuals and communities with new ideas and technology, Winrock is increasing long-term productivity, equity, and responsible resource management to benefit the poor and disadvantaged of the world.

Winrock has full-scale projects, partnerships or program activities in more than 60 countries to fulfill our mission. Activities are funded by grants, contracts, and contributions from public and private sources. Winrock is headquartered in Little Rock, Arkansas, and has a capital office in Arlington, Virginia, with project offices worldwide.


A-SPAN provides life-sustaining services for Arlington’s street homeless. Our mission is to secure permanent housing for one of Arlington’s most vulnerable populations through outreach and relationships built on trust and respect. A-SPAN provides Quick Glances, brochures, and other transit option information, while supporting flexible work schedules and telework.


Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world’s most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments.

Accenture strives to offer robust commuting options to its employees, some of which include a pre-tax transit benefit, secure bike parking and shower facilities, formal telework policy and more.

Acme Pie Company

ATP is thrilled to have Acme Pie Company among this year’s Champions. Acme’s owner and founder, Sol Schott, is an ardent supporter of cycling throughout the region and even makes his local pie deliveries with his cargo bike! You’ll be hard pressed to find more delicious pies than those Sol bakes. ATP is currently working with Sol to get his company listed as a Bicycle Friendly Business.

AES Corporation

AES owns and operates a diverse portfolio of electricity generation and distribution businesses and improves the lives of millions of people by safely delivering reliable and sustainable energy solutions.

Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute

The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) is the trade association representing manufacturers of HVACR and water heating equipment within the global industry. AHRI is very active in promoting wellness and exercise among their employees – they currently provide free annual Capital Bikeshare memberships to staff and also participate in events including Walk at Lunch Day and Bike to Work Day. AHRI also provides a pre-tax transit benefit for employees to use on their commute by bus or Metro

Arlington Free Clinic

Arlington Free Clinic is located on Columbia Pike and provides free healthcare to those in need. With this in mind, the clinic does everything it can to promote transportation alternatives so that its clients can get to appointments easily and affordably. The clinic is currently working with ATP to create a car donation program to raise funds and show commitment to the car-free way of life in Arlington!

Army Navy Country Club

The Army Navy Country Club is a large county employer that doubles its staff size during the spring and summer months. Due to this constant massive churn of staffing, human resources places a strong emphasis on the onboarding process and familiarizing new hires with the transportation options to get to and from the facility. Showers are available due to the outdoor physical nature of the grounds keeping work and they are also used by bike commuters. Human resources staff is also very proactive in stocking and updating the transportation information kiosk in the employee cafeteria. As a recent addition to the Champions roster, ANCC is looking into adopting the ART 87 bus stops at their front entrance to climb the ranks!

aXseum Solutions, LLC

aXseum Solutions, LLC is a provider of comprehensive technical solutions to government and commercial clients. We’re dedicated to providing the highest quality and most cost- effective solutions to our clients. aXseum provides a pre-tax transit benefit to employees, showers and bike racks for bike commuters, promotes health and wellness through their participation in Walk at Lunch Day and provides information about their alternative transportation options in the office.

Ballston BID

The Ballston BID is a 25 block neighborhood of commercial and residential properties. With over 8.3 million square feet of office space, 1 million square feet of retail space and 8,000 residential units, Ballston offers a range of market-rate options. To support this, Ballston offers its residents, visitors and tenants a wide variety of transit options such as Ballston Metro Station (serviced by Orange and Silver Lines), Capital Bikeshare stations, dedicated bike lanes and a bus hub, which is home to several ART and Metro bus stops.

The Ballston BID is committed to engaging the employers in the neighborhood by partnering with ATP on National Walking Day, Bike to Work Day and other Champions events

Capital Sports Ventures

Capital Sports Ventures is a business incubator that focuses on dynamic and cutting edge companies within the sports world. The company is currently doing market research and building strategic partnerships to create the capital region’s largest closed-road bike event. Given CSV’s current bike-oriented project, ATP is thrilled to have them on board with Champions!

Columbia Pike Revitalization Organization

Columbia Pike Revitalization Organization [CPRO] aims to inspire, support and provide direction for a wide variety of initiatives that aim to improve and revitalize Columbia Pike and its adjacent neighborhoods. CPRO strives to keep area residents and businesses informed and engaged by hosting a variety of community events and a Farmers Market; promoting Columbia Pike as a great place to live, operate a business, or develop properties; and encouraging area-wide and site specific planning that will lead to smart growth. While CPRO has a small staff, the organization strives to promote transportation alternatives through providing Capital Bikeshare memberships and reimbursement for public transit use. CPRO works to achieve the vision of its stakeholders for a vibrant and pedestrian-friendly urban corridor.

Commonwealth Joe

Commonwealth Joe, the owners of Arlington’s historic Java Shack, exemplify what it means to be a small business dedicated to promoting transit options. Substantive transit benefits are more uncommon for small companies to implement but Commonwealth Joe has set ambitious goals for this year’s Champions program! The company recently became a Capital Bikeshare Corporate Partner to offer discounted annual bikeshare memberships to its employees. They have one of the first TransitScreen products installed at their front counter and even offer free SmarTrip cards to new employees! The local ART and Metrobus stop was adopted by the company at the outset of Champions to elevate their standing and display their commitment to transit options. By the end of the year, Commonwealth Joe plans to implement a pre-tax transit benefit for employees through SmartBenefits.

Definitive Logic

Definitive Logic delivers performance-driven solutions and services that directly support the strategic intent of our government and commercial customers. We are a community of experts that seek to cultivate the highest level of talent consisting of professionals endeavoring to be recognized as among the best in their field. We strive to offer strong commuter options to benefit our people and the community around us.


DLS provides foreign language learning through specialized courses tailored to each student’s goals and preferences. They provide instruction to individuals, corporations, and goernment agencies. As a member of the Champions program, DLS is proud to offer its employees discounted Capital Bikeshare memberships through its CaBi corporate membership.

Doorways for Women and Families

Doorways for Women and Families creates pathways out of domestic violence and homelessness leading to safe and stable lives. Doorways for Women and Families offer a monetary incentive for not driving (parking) to staff and provide information about alternative transportation options in their office.

GHT Limited

GHT is a leader in creating sustainable engineering solutions for base buildings and tenant spaces. Located a couple of blocks from the Ballston Metro Station, GHT offers a variety of transit benefits to its employees such as a pre-tax transit subsidy and a formal telework option. For those who chose to bike, GHT Limited’s location is perfect as it is located right off the Custis Trail and the building provides shower access. The company believes in providing a work-life balance for its employees and offers a compressed scheduled; most employees work a 10 X 4 schedule.

Maersk Line, Ltd.

Maersk is a big name in the transportation world – global shipment of goods is their game but when it comes to transit benefits for their employees, Maersk takes is no slouch. The Arlington office offers a slew of transportation information so that employees are aware of all their mobility options. They also allow employees to telework and flex their work schedule if their job responsibilities allow for it. Maersk is looking to implement SmartBenefits for its employees who commute via Metro to balance out the fact that there is already a parking benefit for those who drive.


PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. Government, its allied partners and international organizations. As it enters its 60th year of business, PAE’s current portfolio of service offerings includes capabilities in training, logistics, aviation support, facility operations and maintenance, range services, security solutions, information management and support services, litigation support and data analytics to support complex missions for customers around the world.

Today, the approximately 15,000 members of our global workforce perform with excellence and dedication in roughly 60 countries, on all seven continents, in some of the world’s most challenging regions. We attribute our success to the quality of our work and the integrity and high ethical standards that define our business operations.

PAE recently consolidated offices and choose an accessible and transit-friendly location in the Courthouse neighborhood. The company provides a transportation benefit, promotes employee wellness through biking and walking programs, and supports employees through flexible schedules and telework.

Papillon Cycles

Papillon Cycles is Arlington’s oldest bike shop – they’ve been keeping people rolling on two wheels since 1976! Eschewing the typical racer-oriented atmosphere that is prevalent at many bike shops, Papillon attempts to get back to the basics and make biking as easy and normal as taking a walk around the block. As a Champion, Papillon has applied for the League of American Bicyclist’s BFB designation and is eagerly looking forward to the awardee announcement that will be released in the spring. They are even considering offering Capital Bikeshare day passes to patrons who leave their personal bikes at the shop for servicing!

Phoenix Bikes

Phoenix bikes is a non-profit that seeks to educate youth through bicycling, bicycle maintenance and teamwork exercises. The Youth Education Program looks to provide 12-17-year-olds with the skills needed to maintain and fix bikes. They also serve as a community bike shop, selling refurbished bikes and offering repair services. Being a bike related organization already ranks them high on the Champions radar, but that doesn’t stop them from offering great benefits like nearby showers/changing facilities and a telework program.

The Residence Inn, Ballston

The Residence Inn, Ballston offers spacious accommodation and easy access via the public transportation system in Arlington. Employees and residents of the hotel take advantage of the various transit options such as Metrorail, Metrobus, ART and Capital Bikeshare all located within 0.02 miles (approx) from the hotel. Employees also take advantage of a pre-tax benefit and all new employees are provided with a preloaded SmarTrip® card.

Rosslyn BID

Rosslyn, the urban community that is a gateway from Northern Virginia to Washington DC, is growing by leaps and bounds. The residential population of 11,000 continues to expand as people move into some of Rosslyn’s newer, more modern residences. At the same time, major commercial developments promise an even larger worker population in the neighborhood. Good public transportation systems will continue to play a critical role in ensuring that the community’s growth does not result in gridlock. In addition, the convenience and flexibility of having multiple transportation options has been a key factor in attracting employers, residents, and visitors to Rosslyn. The Rosslyn BID oversees much of the activity in the neighborhood and recognizes the value in programs likeCapital Bikeshare corporate membership and SmartBenefits, which are promoted by Champions.

Sigal Construction Corp

Sigal is the Mid-Atlantic Region’s premier general contractor specializing in unique and complex projects and pioneering a green future as a founding partner of the USGBC. SIGAL offers superior services for General Contracting, Preconstruction, Construction Management, Design-Build and Sustainability

TechShop DC-Arlington


TechShop DC-Arlington is a do-it-yourself design and fabrication space, ready to help you build your dreams. TechShop DC-Arlington is a community-based workshop and prototyping studio on a mission to democratize access to the tools of innovation. Packed with cutting-edge tools, equipment, and computers loaded with design software featuring the Autodesk Design Suite, TechShop offers the space to make, and the support and camaraderie of a community of makers. TechShop is located right off the Crystal City Metro station, and next to several bus stops and Capital Bikeshare stations, which makes it easy for both employees, members and students to get to the space without a car. TechShop shares transit information with employees, and looks forward to expanding transportation benefits and amenities.


Virginia Department of Corrections

The Virginia Department of Corrections is a model correctional agency and a proven innovative leader in the profession. Their mission is to enhance public safety by controlling and supervising sentenced offenders in a humane, cost-efficient manner, consistent with sound correctional principles and constitutional standards. Virginia is a safer place to live and work because the Department provides exemplary services and programs for the rehabilitation and supervision of offenders.

American Psychiatric Association

APA has a very active wellness committee that goes out of its way to promote healthy and active commute habits. The organization is currently at the bronze level of Champions and has great aspirations for climbing the ranks! The wellness team is considering adopting an ART bus stop, working with ATP to conduct a transportation survey of employees, and offering a Capital Bikeshare corporate discount! Given APA’s participation in events like National Walk at Lunch Day and Bike to Work Day, the organization may go for gold and apply for the Bicycle Friendly Business and Best Workplaces for Commuters designations!

Americana Hotel

Americana Hotel has been offering an ideal Arlington location for travelers for more than 50 years. Located a short walk from the nearby Crystal City and Pentagon City Metro Stations, guests and employees alike are able to easily access alternative transportation options. The hotel prides itself on being in a fantastic location and hands out transit brochures to help people get around.

Arlington Chamber of Commerce

The Chamber represents the nexus of all that is amazing about Arlington’s business community. By joining Champions, the Chamber has acknowledged the important role transportation options play in supporting a vibrant and competitive business environment. To up their Champions standing, the Chamber has identified Capital Bikeshare corporate membership and pre-tax SmartBenefits as action items they would like to offer their staff.

Burke & Herbert Bank

Burke & Herbert Bank is Virginia’s oldest bank, owned and operated by members of the Burke and Herbert families since 1852. Located across from the Clarendon Metro Station, Burke & Herbert Bank offers a variety of services to its clients such as personal banking, business banking, online banking and more. Please visit their website for more information.

Carr Workplaces (Clarendon and Rosslyn)

Carr Workplaces is on the forefront of the sharing economy and was excited to join the list of Champions this year. The co-working space company has numerous locations throughout the region and is looking for benefits and amenities to offer its members to differentiate themselves from other co-working space companies. Zipcar and Capital Bikeshare benefits are seriously being considered so that members of Carr have more transportation options.

Classic Concierge

Classic Concierge contracts with Property Management and Building Owners to bring service, style, communication and influence to their property. Classic Concierge became a Champion when they decided to provide ATP with the zip codes of their employees so that a density map could be created and used to highlight carpooling possibilities. Employees can be better prepared in the event of an emergency if they know of other employees who they are able to carpool with.

Columbia Pike Family Dentistry

Columbia Pike Family Dentistry emphasizes car alternatives for employees and clients to get to their office in the Penrose neighborhood of Columbia Pike. Employees are encouraged to sign up for Guaranteed Ride Home if they meet the requirements and transit information is prominently displayed at the reception counter for customers to reference. One particular employee recently joined the car-lite lifestyle by signing up for GRH and buying a Zipcar membership for the rare occasions she does need a private vehicle, but with the excellent bus service along the pike, she rarely needs a car!


DecisionQ is a scrappy data analytics startup that recently partnered with Arlington’s LMO Advertising. Despite its small staff and resources, DecisionQ fully recognizes the importance of offering transit benefits and information to help attract and retain top-notch talent. The company has a few regular bike commuters and as a result is considering offering a Capital Bikeshare corporate discount to further encourage healthy commuting and lifestyle habits. The biggest transit program DecisionQ wants to implement though is a pretax transit benefit through SmartBenefits.

Hilton Arlington & Towers

The Hilton in Ballston is located above the Ballston Metro Station. The hotel goes above and beyond when it comes to considering transportation options for employees and guests. They hotel recently became a Bronze Level Champion with plans to achieve a Gold Level recognition by end of the year. They currently offer a pretax transit benefit to staff, implement a parking fee and share ATP’s customized Quick Glance with hotel guest, staff and more! We look forward to working with them to achieve Gold Level recognition.

Hilton Crystal City at National Airport

Conveniently located just minutes from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport and a slew of transportation options, the Hilton Crystal City at Washington Ronald Reagan National Airport is no stranger to all things transit. You can find out more about the location here.

Hilton Garden Inn - Courthouse

The Hilton Garden Inn in Courthouse is a model employer that goes above and beyond when it comes to considering transportation options for employees and guests. The hotel joined Champions at the Bronze Level and has set an ambitious plan for rising to the Platinum Level before the year end. The big challenge will be getting a transit benefit in place but management at the hotel is engaged and recognizes the numerous benefits that come along with simplified commuting. ATP’s customized Quick Glance is very popular with the front desk staff – they use it all the time to assist hotel guests with their transportation questions! The hotel already has flex time, telework and gym expense reimbursement policies in place so the future certainly looks bright for the Hilton Garden Inn in Courthouse!

Holiday Inn Arlington

The Holiday Inn Arlington is located in Ballston, just three blocks from the Metro Station. The Holiday Inn offers guests and employees a variety of transit options such as Metrorail, Metrobus, ART and Capital Bikeshare. They also offer a complimentary shuttle service to the Metro for guests and visitors.

Law Office of Bruce S. Deming

The Law Office of Bruce S. Deming is a local firm that focuses primarily of cyclists and pedestrians injured in traffic collisions. Bruce “walks the walk” and regularly bikes to work himself and is actively engaged in local advocacy efforts to improve cycling throughout the region! Despite the small size of the company, Bruce has a huge impact on the transportation throughout Arlington with his work.

Leadership Arlington

Leadership Arlington enlightens, inspires and connects leaders who are committed to strengthening Arlington, VA. Located a few blocks from the Ballston Metro, employees and visitors of Leadership Arlington have access to a variety of transit options such as Metrorail, Metrobus, ART and Capital Bikeshare.

National Air Carrier Association

National Air Carrier Association (NACA) is an industry association with a small staff that recognizes the importance of a robust and uninhibited transportation network. NACA staff are aware of their transportation options and do what they can to promote sustainable transit whenever possible. ATP looks forward to working promoting NACA as a Champion throughout the year!

Our Lady Queen of Peace

Our Lady Queen of Peace (OLQP) is the first religious organization to join Champions and ATP is thrilled to have them on board! Often when thinking about traffic and how we get around, we focus on work commutes but OLQP has elevated the discussion and recognizes the large amount of trips that are generated in their neighborhood during their Sunday services. OLQP is really looking for ways to cut down on the traffic created by their parishioners and is exploring ways to help create carpools, adopt their local bus stop, and promote biking for people who live close by. The church even held its own “Bike to Church Day” during National Bike Month!

Pivot Physical Therapy

Pivot Physical Therapy is a new presence in Rosslyn and wants to help its clients embrace active living as a way to improve wellness and prevent injuries. To further this goal, Pivot makes sure to have alternative transportation information readily available at the reception desk for clients to access. Pivot’s location is ideal for car-free access – there is a Capital Bikeshare station around the block, prime bus service surrounds the building on Wilson and Clarendon Boulevards, and the Rosslyn Metro is just a short walk away.

Potomac River Running Store

Potomac River Running is a family-owned, local business located couple of blocks from the Ballston Metro Station. They believe in the benefits of an active and healthy lifestyle and to complement that offer free information clinics, informal group runs/walks and a Running 101 beginner programs. The store makes sure to have alternative transportation information and brochures readily available for its employees.

Promontory Interfinancial Network, LLC

Promontory hires many millennials with computer programming backgrounds and therefore recognizes the importance of providing quality transportation benefits to maximize employee satisfaction, retention, and attract new talent. The company is in a state of growth and currently offers a pre-tax transit benefit option, free parking for carpools and bike amenities like lockers and showers. On top of all this, Promontory works with ATP to engage employees through transportation and health fairs to make sure people know their mobility options well.

RedRocks Neapolitan Bistro

RedRocks is an upscale neighborhood pizzeria with four locations in the DC area. RedRocks saw the promise of Columbia Pike with its planned streetcar and walkability-focused redevelopment and decided to locate one of its restaurants at Penrose Square. The management recognizes that Columbia Pike is in a period of transition away from car-centric travel and reached out to ATP to learn about car-free alternatives for their customers to use. RedRocks is now exploring options to promote Capital Bikeshare and local bus routes – The Metrobus 16 “Pike Ride” routes and ART 77 are particularly promising for quick access to the Blue, Orange, and Silver lines. RedRocks also thinks that a digital transit display would be a good investment eventually.

Residence Inn Arlington Pentagon City

Residence Inn in Pentagon City offers extended stay options for those visiting the Arlington area. To find out more about their business, visit here.

Revolution Cycles

Revolution Cycles, located in Clarendon, is a great local bike shop to several Arlington riders and is a one stop shop for everything bike related, from bike fittings to purchasing a bike, helmet, or pump. Most staff in the Clarendon location bike to work and receive an incentive towards the miles earned every month. Additionally, they have a healthy competition between their various store locations in the DC region where the store with the most miles wins a pizza party. Revolution Cycles, in Clarendon, is working with ATP to achieve Silver Level recognition as a Champion this year.

Synetic Theatre

Synetic Theater was the creative vision of Paata and Irina Tsikurishvili, two Georgian artists trained in dance, theater, and film. The company produces four to five Mainstage productions and up to three family productions each season – with additional educational programs as well. You can find out more about themhere.

Top Shelf Design

Top Shelf Design is a boutique design firm based in Rosslyn with a dedicated staff of young and creative designers and developers. The company has grown by leaps and bounds over the past several years and the management team reached out to ATP to see what kind of transportation benefits would be worthwhile since they were reevaluating the TSD benefits package. Everything from SmartBenefits, Capital Bikeshare Corporate Membership and alternative work scheduling are on the table. As TSD continues to grow, ATP looks forward to assisting the company remain competitive and retain top talent through helping them create a robust benefits package that is attractive to their multi-modal millennial work force.

Virginian Suites

Virginian Suites is located near the Iwo Jima memorial and does a lot to promote car-free travel into the heart of Rosslyn and DC. Many of the hotel’s employees do not drive so they rely on slugging to get to Rosslyn, at which point the hotel shuttle drives them the hotel. Normally the shuttle is used for ferrying hotel guests to and from Rosslyn Metro but it also makes two trips a day for employees. Hotel management is interested in exploring the possibility of offering bulk Capital Bikeshare day memberships to interested guests since they are so close to the popular Iwo Jima CaBi station – this would be a great way for guests to tour the region without using a car! Capital Bikeshare corporate membership is also being considered as an employee benefit so that slugging employees do not need to rely solely on the hotel shuttle for the last leg of their commutes.

Westin Arlington Gateway

The Westin Arlington Gateway (Ballston) is the ideal Arlington Hotel for business or pleasure. Employees, residents and visitors of the hotel enjoy the benefits of having a variety of transit options such as Metrorail, Metrobus, ART and Capital Bikeshare within a couple of blocks from the Hotel.

2015 Employer Champions Criteria

After completing BRONZE, SILVER and GOLD Levels, complete this action:

  • Offer up to $255/month direct or combination transportation benefit, as defined by the IRS

Complete two additional actions:

  • Complete two additional SILVER Level items and two GOLD Level items
  • Achieve your company mode shift goals within one year
  • Offer a transit benefit that exceeds the benefit for parking
  • Offer parking cash out
  • Provide shuttle service to transit or subsidize/extend a current transit route
  • Provide annual Capital Bikeshare corporate membership (Platinum level)
  • Sponsor an ATP event

After completing BRONZE and SILVER Levels, complete this action:
*Site plan employers must be in compliance with County requirements to achieve Gold Level or higher

  • Share your transportation success story and/or employee highlights with ATP

Complete three additional actions:

  • Create mode shift goals
  • Offer up to $255/month pre-tax transportation benefit, as defined by the IRS
  • Form a new vanpool or add three riders to existing vanpools via Vanpool Connect
  • Offer a formalized telework program with assistance from TeleworkVA’s experts
  • Offer equal benefits for parking and transit
  • Offer a pre-tax parking benefit, instead of free parking
  • Provide locker/shower facilities on-site or subsidize local gym memberships
  • Offer a year-round compressed work schedule
  • Provide free SmarTrip cards for new employees
  • Provide annual Capital Bikeshare corporate membership (Gold level)
  • Purchase carsharing business memberships
  • Install a transportation display and/or electronic screen for information
  • Apply for Bicycle Friendly Business designation
  • Earn a Best Workplaces for Commuters designation
  • Win a Commuter Connections Employer Recognition award

After completing BRONZE Level, complete three actions:

  • Create internal transportation goals by creating a density plot map and conducting a transportation survey
  • Educate employees on ATP’s Vanpool Connect program through on-site event or company intranet
  • Pilot a telework program with assistance from TeleworkVA’s experts
  • Offer a seasonal compressed work schedule
  • Provide annual Capital Bikeshare corporate membership (Bronze, Silver level)
  • Set up a carsharing (Zipcar, car2go or Enterprise) or ride hailing business account (Uber, Lyft or Split)
  • Host a wellness, benefits or transportation event with ATP
  • Participate in/promote at least one of the following ATP sponsored events:
    • National Walking Day (April)
    • Bike to Work Day (May)
    • Car Free Day (September)
  • Adopt an ART bus stop
  • Participate in at least two ATP programs:
    • Content for blog or monthly newsletter
    • Surveys
    • Focus groups
    • ATP networking event

Complete these actions:

  • Host an enrollment and a follow-up Champions meeting
  • Provide the following information during employee onboarding/open enrollment:
    Quick Glance and Guaranteed Ride Home

Complete one additional action:

  • Promote at least two transportation programs to employees
    • Capital Bikeshare
    • Carsharing/On-Demand Services
    • Commuter Connections Ridematching
    • SmartBenefits/Transit Benefits
    • Vanpool Connect
  • Offer flex time and staggered work schedule
  • Set up a transportation brochure account

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