Get the recognition you deserve and gain award winning status by becoming a goDCgo All-Star! The goDCgo Transportation All-Star program recognizes DC organizations for their commitment to sustainable transportation. Employers, hotels, schools, and residential properties that offer robust transportation benefit programs and/or amenities can earn recognition for their efforts. Help your organization stand out in your industry by gaining an All-Star designation.
Find out how to become a goDCgo Transportation All-Star and what perks you can receive at each level.
Our All-Star employers, offer a robust sustainable transportation program to their employees. From transportation benefits and amenities to creative incentives and educational opportunities, our All-Star employers help make the District the healthiest, greenest, and most livable city in the United States.
In order to join the program at the Bronze level, you must implement at least one of the following strategies:
In order to reach the Silver level, you must meet the requirements of the bronze level, plus offer two or more of the following:
In order to reach the Gold level, you must meet the requirements of the Silver level and offer one of the following:
In order to reach the Platinum level, you must meet the requirements of the Silver and Gold level, and offer one additional Gold level benefit:
Our All-Star residential properties, offer robust sustainable transportation amenities and go out of their way to promote sustainable transportation options to their residents. By educating residents about their travel options in and around the District and providing them with amenities that help them to travel sustainably, our All-Star residential properties help make the District the healthiest, greenest, and most livable city in the United States.
In order to join the program at the Bronze level, you must complete the required strategy, plus implement at least two of the following strategies:
In order to reach the Silver level, you must meet the requirements of the Bronze level. Plus satisfy the required strategy and implement at least two of the following strategies:
In order to reach the Gold level, you must meet the requirements of the Bronze and Silver levels. Plus implement at least two of the following strategies:
In order to reach the Platinum level, you must meet the Gold level requirements plus implement two additional strategies from the Silver or Gold level.
Our All-Star hotels, offer robust sustainable transportation amenities and go out of their way to promote sustainable transportation information to their guests. By educating guests about their travel options in and around the District and providing them with amenities that help them to travel sustainably, our All-Star hotels help make the District the healthiest, greenest, and most livable city in the United States.
In order to join the program at the Bronze level, you must implement the required strategy and at least one of the following strategies:
In order to reach the Silver level, you must meet the requirements of the Bronze level. Plus, implement at least two of the following strategies:
In order to reach the Gold level, you must meet the requirements of the Silver level. Plus, implement one or more of the following strategies:
(*Site plan properties must be in compliance with zoning requirements to achieve Gold Level or higher.)
In order to reach the Platinum level, you must meet Gold level and implement one additional strategy from the Silver or Gold level.
Our All-Star schools, offer a robust sustainable transportation program to their employees and students. From transportation benefits and amenities to creative incentives and educational opportunities, our All-Star schools help make the District the healthiest, greenest, and most livable city in the United States.
Complete at least one strategy for staff or students.
Complete required strategy plus one additional strategy for staff or students.
Complete required Gold Level strategy and one additional Gold Level strategy (for staff or students).
In order to reach the Platinum level, you must meet Gold level and implement one additional strategy from the Silver or Gold level.
Your organization should be recognized in your industry for its commitment to sustainable transportation. With a goDCgo Transportation All-Star designation and the promotion that comes with it, you’ll be able to leverage this recognition to:
As a goDCgo Transportation All-Star you will receive:
Addressing climate change and restoring our natural environment remain top priorities for DC under Mayor Bowser. Be a part of the bigger picture by helping DC achieve it’s sustainability goals through reducing drive alone rates and increasing sustainable forms of commuting. By 2032 DC aims to 10% of commutes be by bike, 15% by walk, and 50% by transit.
A goDCgo Transportation All-Star designation proves you are doing your part to make DC the healthiest, greenest, most livable city for all residents.
Association of International Educators NAESAB.F.
Saul Property Company
Cave Leighton Paisner
Columbia Woodworking, Inc.
Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)
Dykema Gossett Law Firm
Export Import Bank of the United States
Founding Church of Scientology
Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP
Goodwin Procter LLP
International Systems Management Corp
LAYC Career Academy PCS
Lenkin Property Management Linder & Associates, Inc.
National Association of Colleges and Universities
National League of Cities
National Network to End Domestic Violence
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
The Association of Psychological Science
The Community Partnership on the Prevention of Homelessness
Think Food Group
AC Hotel Capitol Hill – Navy Yard
Cambria Suites Washington, DC/Convention Center
Embassy Suites Washington DC – Convention Center
Hilton Garden Inn Washington DC U.S. Capitol
Hilton Washington DC Capitol Hill
Hilton Washington DC National Mall (formerly L’Enfant Plaza Hotel)
Hostelling International Washington, DC
Hyatt Place Washington DC/US Capitol
Marriott Marquis Washington DC
Oakwood Suites & Studios Dupont Circle
Residence Inn Washington Downtown/Convention Center
Residence Inn Washington, DC – Dupont Circle
Swann House Historic Dupont Circle Inn
The Mayflower Hotel Washington, DC
The Ritz-Carlton Washington, DC
The Westin Washington, DC City Center Hotel
Waldorf Astoria Washington, DC
Bard HS Early College DC (Bard DC)
Breakthrough Montessori PCS – Takoma
DC Prep PCS – Anacostia Elementary
DC Prep PCS – Anacostia Middle
DC Prep PCS – Benning Elementary
DC Prep PCS – Edgewood Elementary
Airports Council International-North America
American Association for Clinical Chemistry
American Chemistry Council
American Health Insurance Plans
American Society for Microbiology
American Society of Hematology
Association of American Universities
Bank-Fund Staff Federal Credit Union
Bates White LLCBlue Ocean New Energy, LLC
CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
Covington & Burling, LLP
Cultivating New Frontiers in Agriculture (CNFA)
DC Public Charter School Board (DCPCSB)
Embassy of the United Arab Emirates
Equal Justice Works
Inter-American Development Bank
International Monetary Fund Ivins, Phillips & Barker
Kalijarvi, Chuzi, Newman & Fitch, P.C.
Kramer LevinKrooth & Altman LLP
Miller & Chevalier Chartered
Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board
NAREIT (National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts)
National Association of College and University Business Officers
National Governors Association
Neighborhood Legal Services Program
Powers Pyles Sutter & Verville PC
Securing America’s Future Energy
The Upside Travel Company, LLC
United States Department of Energy
Courtyard by Marriott Washington U.S. Capitol
Homewood Suites by Hilton-Capitol Navy Yard
Pendry Washington DC-The Wharf
Residence Inn Washington, DC/Capitol
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Georgetown
3801 Connecticut Ave. Apartments
Latin American Montessoir Bilingual (LAMB PCS)
AARP National Office
American Association of Colleges of Nursing
American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO)
American Institutes for Research (AIR)
American Public Transportation Association
American Society of Landscape Architects
American Wind Energy Association
Association of American Medical Colleges
Catholic University of America
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
DC Department of Energy and Environment
District Department of Transportation (DDOT)
Edison Electric Institute, Incorporated
International Food Policy Research Institute
So Others Might Eat (SOME) Inc
The United States Department of Homeland Security
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Holiday Inn Washington Central/White House
Elevation at Washington Gateway
The Garrett At The Collective
Each year in spring, goDCgo recognizes All-Star employers, schools, hotels, and residential properties for going above and beyond to promote sustainable transportation and implementing robust commuter benefits programs and amenities at goDCgo Transportation All-Star Awards. The exclusive award ceremony in an elite DC location provides attendees with breakfast, networking, keynote speakers, awards, and more! Get your invite by becoming a Transportation All-Star.
7th Annual Transportation All-Star Awards
The 7th Annual Transportation All-Star Awards was held on Wednesday, April 19, 2023 at the Pendry Hotel at the Wharf. The first time back in person since 2019, It was a great morning of networking, speakers, amazing food, and celebrating DC employers, schools, hotels, and multi-family residential properties for their exceptional commitment to sustainable transportation. A special thank you to our honored guests and speakers, including DOEE Sustainable Ambassador and Washington Spirits player, Anna Heilferty; Deputy Mayor for Operations and Infrastructure (DMIO), Lucinda Babers; and the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) Deputy Director, Sharon Kershbaum.
Below you will find our 2023 award winners along with photos from the event.
Shujaat Khan, of the Intercontinental Wharf, gets the hotel involved with all goDCgo sustainable promotions and makes sure guests have the latest brochures and guides of special happenings like Cherry Blossoms, 4th of July, and Winter Wonders.
Henry Ferguson, of the Channel District Wharf, keeps his residents up to date with the latest transportation news and helps them access services near their location.
Jeffery Martinez, of Inter-American Development Bank, never misses an opportunity get creative with sustainability. He leveraged the goDCgo Commuter Challenge, as promotion for his internal sustainable programs and turned Car Free Day into a week-long, “sustainable-commuting”-themed event
Chris Oster, from Georgetown Day School, has implemented a range of programs including carpooling, green commuting benefits, bike to school day, and teaches a summer course on environmental sustainability.
DC Bilingual Public Charter School, has shown big commitments and outstanding efforts to promote sustainable transportation. The school’s recent building renovation included a bike entrance, bike pick-up and drop-off flow, and ample bike parking.
In the past year, The Lenkin Company, implemented a Clean Air Fringe Benefit to become compliant with the DC Parking Cashout Law and have upgraded to a silver-level Transportation All-Star.
The Washington Area Concierge Association (WACA), makes sure that everyone knows about goDCgo and provides us with time and space to share our promotions and sustainable transportation resources.
District of Columbia Housing Authority (DCHA’s) Community Navigators have worked with goDCgo to improve sustainable & affordable transportation access for their residents by distributing our transportation equity resources.
The DC Chamber of Commerce, has included us in their events and provided goDCgo with multiple opportunities to host webinars to educate employers about the DC Parking Cashout Law and compliance options.
Children’s National, participates in WMATA’s SmartBenefits program. They prioritizes workplace sustainability & promote services that enhance the health, wellness & productivity of their employees.
The World Bank as a part of the Capital Bikeshare Corporate program provides their employees with discounted memberships had nearly 42,000 individual rides in 2022 alone.
Cielo Modern Residences has purchased over 300 Capital Bikeshare Memberships to make sure their residents have bicycle access to navigate the city and beyond.
HOK, implemented their own Parking Cashout benefit before there was the DC Parking Cashout Law demonstrating their forward thinking and commitment to sustainability.
The Pendry Hotel wraps alternative and sustainable transportation into their stay packages to make it easy for guests to navigate the city. Complimentary amentias include bike/ebike rentals and Cadillac shuttle service.
Vesta Parkside offers a host of sustainable transportation amenities to their residents. These range from EV charging, on-site bus stop, and bike storage, to Capital Bikeshare across the street and footbridge access to the Minnesota Avenue Metro Station.
Google DC has reduced their employee’s drive alone rates to less than 10% by offering pre-tax transit subsidies, vanpool matching, Capital Bikeshare memberships, bike amenities, emergency rides home, and a flexible work week.
Inter-American Development Bank, has green ambassadors that promote sustainable behaviors and initiatives. One example is their Car Free Day event where they raffled off an ebike and provided free bike tune ups.