Below are a few case studies which illustrate how employers in the Washington DC metropolitan region can integrate commute transportation benefits into their overall benefits package. Offering commute benefit programs often helps to increase recruitment and retention issues and improves the quality of life for your employees.
Leidos is a spin-off of Science Applications International Corporation, formed in 2013 to provide scientific, engineering, systems integration, and technical services for government clients.
National Academies of Science
The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) is a private, non-profit society of distinguished scholars. Established by an Act of Congress, signed by President Abraham Lincoln in 1863, the NAS is charged with providing independent, objective advice to the nation on matters related to science and technology.
Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc.
Host Hotels is located in Bethesda. A hotel and resort developer and operator with properties around the world the company wants to provide a positive experience for its clients and employees.
SMECO is an electric cooperative serving Charles, St. Mary’s, Calvert, and part of Prince George’s counties. SMECO has three locations in Maryland: two in Hughesville and one in Leonardtown with 534 employees.
Patton Boggs, LLP
Squire Patton Boggs is a leader in public policy, litigation and business law, and is well-known for deep bipartisan roots in the political arena. The firm’s core practice areas are government relations and lobbying, administrative and regulatory, commercial and transactional, litigation and dispute resolution, intellectual property and international law.
MITRE is a not-for-profit company that operates multiple research and development centers funded by the federal government. MITRE provides innovative, practical solutions for some of the nation’s most critical challenges in defense and intelligence, aviation, civil systems, homeland security, the judiciary, healthcare, and cyber-security.
Lockheed Martin Federal Systems
Lockheed Martin Federal Systems is a government contractor with many employment sites throughout the DC region and the country. Lockheed provides support to federal agencies in technical support, aerospace, and security.
United Nations Foundation
Created in 1998, the United Nations Foundation (UNF) helps support the UN’s causes, activities, and policies by assisting in solving problems the UN faces around the world. UNF encourages the use of public transportation and promotes alternative commuting at its DC location through the human resources department.
Wells Fargo is a leader in mortgage lending and financial services across the country. The Frederick location has 1,600 employees with varying commute options to the large campus.
Founded in 1987, CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. Their suite of online services enables clients to analyze, interpret and gain unmatched insight on commercial property values, market conditions and current availabilities. Headquartered in Washington, DC, CoStar maintains offices throughout the U.S. and in Europe with a staff of approximately 1,500 worldwide, including the industry’s largest professional research organization. Their building, located at 1331 L St, is a Gold certified LEED existing structure.
Europ Assistance USA
Europ Assistance USA takes care of consumers, corporate customers and their employees when the unexpected happens, anywhere in the world, providing immediate support and assistance to individuals in times of emergency and distress. The company is located in Bethesda on East-West Highway near the Bethesda Metro station.
Booz Allen Hamilton
Founded in 1914, Booz Allen Hamilton is headquartered in Tysons Corner, VA. Its core business is providing management, technology, and security services to government agencies.