Transportation amenities that will put your building on the map!
WHO WE ARE
Our Residential Services team provides resources and consulting services to multi-family property managers and developers about sustainable transportation.
WHAT WE DO
We make it easier for your residents to choose sustainable, affordable, and healthy ways to get around the District.
As a complimentary service, we work with your property to customize, create, and easily manage your transportation amenities and TDM plan. Gain a competitive edge in the marketplace, achieve your sustainability goals, and discover environmental benefits with goDCgo support.
RESIDENTS IN DC
NEW UNITS BY 2021
NEW HOMES SOUGHT
Unique commuter surveys polling your residents’ travel patterns to uncover results and identify program recommendations, available upon request.
Commuter socials, how-to workshops and cycling classes, tailored to your residents’ unique transportation needs, available upon request.
Download the toolkit for help navigating the specifics of your building’s zoning requirement and implementing the plan.
If your property has unused parking spaces, we can help connect you with vanpool/carpool drivers who may interested in leasing space. Complete the request form.
TRANSPORTATION ALL-STAR PROGRAM
Become a Transportation All-Star!
Get the recognition you deserve and gain award winning status by becoming a goDCgo Transportation All-Star! This program recognizes DC organizations (Employers, Hotels, Residential Properties, and K-12 Schools) for their commitment to sustainable transportation. Based on the sustainable programs you have in place, like educating residents about their travel options in and around the District and providing them with amenities that help them to travel sustainably, you can earn a designation ranging from bronze to platinum and receive special perks and honors.
Before you begin making decisions on what transportation amenities to provide, determine the overall transportation needs of your residents.
goDCgo creates customized surveys to learn about your residents’ commuting habits and their desired transportation options. Based on the survey results, you will be able to create, expand or improve transportation services offered in your building.
We are committed to providing an exceptional living experience at Modern on M. That means providing amenities and conveniences for our residents that make their lives easier. Our partnership with goDCgo provides sustainable transportation options for our residents to make their commute even easier. We are thrilled to be able to provide these options to all in the Modern on M neighborhood.
Jennifer Kosiak, Area Vice President – Property Management at Modern on M Residential
Having relevant, real-time information near the front door helps people move quickly and know bus and train arrival times without having to fumble between apps or waiting for websites to load on smartphones.
Lessie is the Residential Outreach Coordinator for the Residential Program at goDCgo. She can help your residential complex offer more amenities through complementary services such as Get Around Guides, Capital Bikeshare memberships, information guides, and customized surveys.
Want to know the latest transportation trends for multi-family properties? Receive front-line resources by subscribing to our Residential Services newsletter!
GUARANTEED RIDE HOME
Peace of Mind
Knowing there’s always a ride home in case of an emergency or unscheduled overtime can bring peace of mind to your residents.
Guaranteed Ride Home (otherwise known as GRH) provides commuters who regularly (twice a week) carpool, vanpool, bike, walk, or take transit to work with a FREE and reliable ride home when one of life’s unexpected emergencies arise. goDCgo will work with you one-on-one to provide information, sign-up forms, and general assistance on all promotions and marketing of the Guaranteed Ride Home program to your residents.
Intermediate Biking Tips to Ride Confidently Throughout the District
by Necole Jackson
DC Parking Cashout Law: Do I Need to Report This Year?
With the DC Parking Cashout Law reporting deadline approaching on January 15, 2024, employers across the District are asking: do I need to report my compliance this year?To make this confusing time easier, we’ve put together a quiz to answer that question based on your company situation.
Save Time and Money: Carpool to School
Do you drive your child to and from school every day? Are you tired of waiting in long lines for pickup/dropoff? Now that students have settled into the hustle and bustle of the new school year, it’s the perfect time to explore a new way to get your kids to school: Carpooling.
The Results Are In: 2023 Commuter Challenge
A big thank you to everyone who participated in our 2023 goDCgo Commuter Challenge. Over the last three months challenge 565 participants logged 38,062sustainable trips;reducing 88 tons of CO2 in the District, burning 2.5 million calories, and saving$100,000collectively. Choosing to commute around the District sustainably may seem like a small effort but together these choices have a huge impact! Thank you to our challenge participants for doing their part to help DC become the healthiest, greenest, and most livable city in the nation!
Another big thank you to our sponsors! Without them we couldn't have had such a fun an amazing commuter challenge. From free food coupons and complimentary dinners to staycations and sporting event tickets, our sponsors provided us with amazing monthly prizes.
Creating a Successful Hybrid Work Policy
In honor of this year’s Telework Week DC (March 6-10) that kicked off the month, we’re celebrating Telework in all of its forms including fully remote workers and those on a hybrid schedule. Although most DC employers aren’t fully remote, at least 35% of employers in the District are shifting to a hybrid policy. The hybrid model may be the best of both worlds for employers, employees, and the city, but it does present its own challenges.
DC Parking Cashout Law: Next Steps
With the January 2023 DC Parking Cashout reporting deadline in the rearview mirror, it’s time for employers to start preparing for what’s to come. The next step for employers varies based on which compliance option your organization chose. To help you navigate your next steps, we’ve outlined below what you need to do over the next year for each compliance option and exemption, and for those organizations that missed the deadline.
Explore Black-Owned Restaurants in DC
In honor of Black History Month, we’re highlighting Black-owned restaurants within the District and the ways you can get to them sustainably. Maybe you already have your favorites or are looking to try something new; either way, enjoying delightful cuisine at these restaurants is an opportunity to explore and indulge. It’s an excellent opportunity to celebrate Black History Month, and by traveling sustainably, it can have a lasting impact on our environment and communities. We hope you continue to explore Black-owned restaurants and businesses, not just in February but all year long.
DC Parking Cashout: Missed the Deadline, Now What?
The reporting deadline for the DC Parking Cashout Law has officially passed. We'd like to thank all our employers that worked hard over the past year to make sure their organization was compliant, and we're happy to have assisted more than 300 employers in the process. But we understand some employers may have missed the reporting deadline and are wondering what they should do and what to expect in the upcoming months. Well, you're in luck because we have the answers! Check out the guidance below from the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) for employers that missed the reporting deadline. “If you missed the reporting deadline, please contact DDOT as soon as possible at email@example.com. Employers who do not contact DDOT or submit a report on time will be audited to determine compliance status. Fines will not be levied at this time, but DDOT will work with non-compliant employers to come into compliance.” Have additional questions? Reach out to DDOT directly by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
DC Parking Cashout Law Basics
In April 2020, the Transportation Benefits Equity Amendment Act of 2020, also referred to as the DC Parking Cashout Law was signed into law by Mayor Bowser . This law encourages sustainable transportation use and reduces driving alone to work in DC. As the first reporting deadline nears, goDCgo is here to help employers understand the law and become compliant. Read on to learn the most important things you need to know about this law.
Part III: Clean Commutes to DC-Based Cafés and Coffee Shops
As they say, all good things must come to an end, right? While this will be the final piece of our blog series, the list of Washington, DC coffee shops is ongoing and here to stay! You never know what new shop will pop up in the city, so stay on the lookout. In the meantime, goDCgo recommends reviewing these local cafés below and grabbing your next cup of joe by foot, bike, bus, streetcar, or Metro. And in case you missed it, you can still check out Part I and Part II of this series for even more coffee stops.