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LIVE LIKE AN AMBASSADOR

The goDCgo Residential Ambassador Awards recognizes residential complexes in Washington, DC for their exemplary efforts as transportation leaders.  By offering transportation amenities and creative program incentives for their residents, these organizations are helping to make the District the healthiest, greenest, and most livable city in the United States

BECOME AN AMBASSADOR

Bronze

In order to join the program at the Bronze level, you must meet with a goDCgo Residential Services Representative annually.

  Plus implement at least two of the following strategies:
  • Express interest in transit benefits or alternative commute benefits program
  • Conduct a residential commute survey
  • Provide transportation information to all new residents (i.e. welcome packets)
  • Promote at least one mode of alternative transportation
  • Designate a contact to coordinate transportation for your site (please include their contact or business card)
  • Share goDCgo resources and newsletter with residents

What You’ll Get

  • Letter of Acknowledgement
  • Recognition at our first Annual Residential Ambassador Awards
  • Featured on goDCgo.com
  • Bronze Window Cling
  • Continued support from goDCgo through our complimentary services like lobby events, brochures, transportation consultations, surveys and more

Silver

In order to reach the Silver level, you must meet the requirements of the Bronze level, in addition to:

Host a goDCgo lobby event with transportation information.

Plus implement at least two of the following strategies:
  • Provide/Install bike racks, rooms, or lockers
  • Provide/Install bike maintenance equipment
  • Host a bicycle safety/information class or bicycle repair event for residents
  • Offer a walking tour of all the transportation options nearby property
  • Support internal carpool formation
  • Promote transportation events (i.e. Bike to Work Day, National Walking Day, Car Free Day
  • Post commute information on intranet/website, bulletin boards, and other common areas
  • Provide residents with transportation accessories (i.e. bike locks, helmets etc.)
  • Provide a designated space for residents to telework

What You’ll Get

  • Recognition at our first Annual Residential Ambassador Awards
  • Featured on goDCgo.com
  • Silver Ambassador Award for Lobby
  • Silver Window Cling
  • Continued support from goDCgo through our complimentary services like lobby events, brochures, transportation consultations, surveys and more

Gold

In order to reach the Gold level, you must meet the requirements of the Bronze and Silver levels, in addition to:

Share or update your property’s transportation success story and/or building highlights with goDCgo.

Plus implement at least two of the following strategies:
  • Provide a transit benefit for residents o Preloaded SmarTrip Card to all residents
  • Capital Bikeshare Annual Membership to at least 10% of residents
  • Provide onsite carsharing/carsharing memberships for residents and/or property employees
  • Designate at least 2 parking spaces for carpools and/or vanpools
  • Install a real-time transit display in common area
  • Install additional bike racks (artistic or traditional)
  • Provide a shuttle service for residents to transit
  • Provide electric car charging station for at least 2 vehicles
  • Unbundle parking from rent prices
  • Implement a NEW non-mandated parking fee
  • Allow parking access to non-resident vanpool vehicles
  • Offer up to $260/month pre-tax transportation benefit, as defined by the IRS, to property management employees

What You’ll Get

  • Recognition at our first Annual Residential Ambassador Awards
  • Featured on goDCgo.com
  • Official framed Gold Ambassador Award for Lobby
  • Gold Window Cling
  • Digital Badge for Online Marketing use
  • Opportunity to be featured in a quarterly success story
  • Opportunity to be featured in quarterly e-newsletter
  • Social media support – including mentions, re-tweets and follows on all platforms
  • Continued support from goDCgo through our complimentary services like lobby events, brochures, transportation consultations, surveys and more

Platinum

Implement two or more Gold or Silver strategies and actively promote programs.

What You’ll Get

  • Recognition at our first Annual Residential Ambassador Awards
  • Featured on goDCgo.com
  • Official framed Platinum Ambassador Award for Lobby
  • Platinum Window Cling
  • Digital Badge for Online Marketing use
  • Opportunity to be featured in a quarterly success story
  • Opportunity to be featured in quarterly e-newsletter
  • Social media support – including mentions, re-tweets and follows on all platforms
  • Continued support from goDCgo through our complimentary services like lobby events, brochures, transportation consultations, surveys and more
  • Designation recognition
 

2018 goDCgo Residential Ambassadors

FAQ

The Ambassador Awards is a recognition program for Residential complexes in Washington, DC to be recognized as transportation ambassadors!  The program is open to all residential complexes in DC and designed to showcase the positive influence your complex has had on residents and the community.

Registration is easy! Just fill out this form and tell us all the cool transportation things you are already offering.
Contact Erin Ghalayini at 202-379-6385 or Erin.Ghalayini@goDCgo.com.

Download our checklist that outlines each criteria level.

Check out our criteria and see what level you are currently and then follow the criteria on each level to move up.

goDCgo is available to assist with any additional questions about the Ambassador Awards and transportation resources. Please call 202.299.2186 or email info@goDCgo.com.

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