Save on Transit Fares
Do you work in the District of Columbia at an organization with 20 or more employees? You could save up to $1,000 a year on your commute costs by enrolling in a pre-tax transit benefits program.
Start earning commuter cash today. Ask your employer which of the following benefits you're eligible for:
1) Pre-tax Contribution for Transit
Employees set aside income on a pre-tax basis to cover the costs of commuting by mass transit or vanpools, up to $255 per month.
2) Transportation Subsidy from Employer
Employers offer a tax-free subsidy for transit up to $255 per month and for bicycling up to $20 per month.
3) Shuttle or Vanpool Provided by Employer
Need some help kick-starting the conversation? We've crafted an email template that will help you communicate to your employer that setting up a commuter benefits program is mutually beneficial and that goDCgo can help with the process.
Compliance and Enforcement
If your employer is looking for guidance or additional resources to launch a new program, share our Commuter Benefits Employer Toolkit. We'll help walk them through the language of the law and the numerous benefits options available today.
The DC Department of Employment Services (DOES) is enforcing this measure. For inquiries regarding compliance at your place of employment, please contact the DOES Office of Wage-Hour: 202-671-1880 or OWH.email@example.com.