Frequently Asked Questions
Champions rewards and recognizes businesses, multi-family residential communities, commercial properties and schools in Arlington County that promote and implement sustainable transportation options.
Arlington Transportation Partners rewards and recognizes Champions through several publications and awards, all which are listed here. Being a proactive Champion shows your company’s dedication to community and environmental improvement. Studies show that implementing benefits and programs like the ones promoted by Champions can also help with recruitment and retention of employees.
Sponsored by the League of American Bicyclists, the BFB program recognizes businesses, properties and universities for their efforts in promoting bicycling among employees and residents. ATP can help you gain nationwide recognition as a Bicycle Friendly Business (BFB). More information
Guaranteed Ride Home (GRH), an initiative from Commuter Connections, provides commuters who regularly (2x/week) take transit, bike, walk or pool to work with a FREE reliable ride home for emergencies or unscheduled overtime. While free, you must register before you can use the service. More information
ATP has partnered with Telework!VA to assist companies in establishing and administering a telework program. Telework!VA is an online resource to help businesses start or expand a formal telework program. Businesses are entitled to tax credits of up to $1,200 per employee – up to $50,000 per organization – for eligible telework expenses incurred during taxable years 2012-2016. For more information about the Telework Tax Credit, visit Telework!VA or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Vanpool Connect is a program that connects at least four riders together, allowing them to drive on high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes to shorten commute times. The van is supplied by trusted providers like Enterprise Rideshare and VRide, assisting riders with details such as vehicle maintenance and coordinating insurance.
The program provides a $50/month subsidy for the first six months, and riders can even use their commuter benefits towards their vanpool (up to $255/month). ATP offers riders the chance to receive items that will make their vanpool commute better; vans can also be customized with WiFi and satellite radio. More information