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  1. 1. Alyson Beck EMPLOYERS BIKE SUMMIT May 16, 2014
  2. 2. Confidential A LITTLE HISTORY … • 2006 (4 PDX Employees)  TriMet transit passes.  Building with secure bike parking. • 2008 (18 PDX Employees)  ZipCar benefit added. • 2009 (26 PDX Employees)  Joined the BTA Bike Commute Challenge. 2
  3. 3. Confidential A LITTLE MORE HISTORY… 3 2011 (41 PDX Employees) • Bike Commute Challenge features internal prizes, a party, Elemental jerseys - and 13 employees participate. 2012 (75 PDX Employees) • Car2Go benefit added for all employees. • Host bike repair and maintenance seminars at the office. • Moved to a new office with large, secure bike parking. 2013 (105 PDX Employees) • 37 participants in the Bike Commute Challenge – and 8 have 100% commute rates! 2014 (125 PDX Employees… and counting!) • Elemental jersey redesign. • Hosting a cargo biking seminar this summer. • Eager for Portland Bikeshare.
  4. 4. Confidential CUMULATIVE BENEFITS 4 • By 2014, we have the following alternative commute benefits in place  Annual TriMet pass  Dry, secure underground bike parking  Complete set of basic bike repair tools and supplies (replenished at company expense), and videos on how to use them, and how to commute by bike  car2go annual membership, up to 2 hours monthly for personal or work use  ZipCar annual membership, up to 2 hours monthly for personal or work use  Bike Commute Challenge enrollment and support, including prizes and celebration
  5. 5. Confidential SO WHAT DOES THIS COST? 5 Category 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Parking* $39,960 $57,720 $79,920 $91,020 $166,500 $233,100 TriMet pass $8,320 $13,201 $22,469 $33,134 $60,627 $79,951 ZipCar $648 $971 $1,466 $3,638 $3,998 $3,930 car2go N/A N/A N/A N/A $193 $2,967 Total spend $8,968 $14,172 $23,935 $36,772 $64,818 $86,848 Savings $30,992 $43,548 $55,985 $54,248 $101,682 $146,252 * What parking would cost, given our number of employees, at $185/month (avg space cost in downtown Portland)
  6. 6. Confidential THE PAYOFF • How Elementals get to work, in a May 2013 survey: • Not to mention …  Some team members are 100% car-free  We are saving a lot of CO2 emissions  It’s a powerful recruiting and retention tool! 6 Drive Bike Transit Walk Carpool Carshare Non- Driving Percentage of trips 15% 15% 49% 11% 8% 2% 85% Annual one-way commutes per employee 80 80 253 54 44 9 440 Totals for Portland employees (~90) 7,200 7,200 22,770 4,860 3,960 810 39,600
  7. 7. Confidential NOW ABOUT THAT MAGNETIC SUPERPOWER . . . Ease of bike commuting is a sparkly attention grabber! Lifestyle benefits attract innovative employees. New commuters attracted for cost savings, but they get hooked . . . and keep at it! 7
  8. 8. Confidential EMPLOYEE + PEDAL POWER = A HEALTHY RECIPE FOR RETENTION Simply Put. Happy Employees want to stay that way!** **Based on anecdotal evidence from personal experience as a bike commuter & working with other bike commuters at Elemental! 8 Bike Commuters Happy Employee Healthy Employee Less Sick Days Boosts Productivity More alert in the AM Thriving Employee
  9. 9. THANK YOU! 9

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