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  • If you haven't already filled out a rideshare survey we have some up here. Talk to your coworkers, call 1-800-234-Ride to find out your transit route and for any other assistance you may need in regards to your daily commuter
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    • 1.  
    • 2. South Florida Workforce and South Florida Commuter Services Present: Transportation Solutions For Large Employers
    • 3. What is SFCS? Employer outreach and marketing to individual commuters Tri-county commuter assistance program Mission – “To improve the quality of life in South Florida by increasing the use of alternative modes of transportation” Funded by Florida Department of Transportation
    • 4. The Cost of Turnover
      • On average it cost an employer one third of a new hire’s annual salary to replace an employee
      • At minimum wage the cost to replace an employee is estimated at $3700.00
      • The cost Includes:
      • -Person filling in while position is vacant
      • -Lost of productivity
      • -Cost of training new employee
    • 5. How can we help?
      • Evaluate company needs
      • Survey and match employees (over 70,000 in database)
      • Design a specialized transportation program for your company
      • Assist in implementing and maintaining program
      • Provide collateral/marketing materials
    • 6. Our Network
      • When you meet with South Florida Commuter Services, you get our network of partners who bring you better opportunities.
      SFCS Miami-Dade Transit South Florida Vanpool 511 INFO
    • 7. SFCS Database
      • Log on to:
      • Or Call:
      • 1-800-324-RIDE
      • Matches commuters who live close to each other and have similar work schedules
      • More than 70,000 currently in system
    • 8. Log on to: Or Call: 1-800-324-RIDE Create a new RidePro registration Log on/Find matches FDOT-Regulated Confidential Privacy Policy All information is secured and kept confidential and not shared with any third party other than those participants that are looking for a ridematch. Personal information (i.e. home address, home phone, etc.) is kept confidential and is not at any time provided to a potential match partner. Joe Commuter 123 Main Street Fort Lauderdale, FL 33021
    • 9. Vanpool Program Five or more commuters sharing a ride to and from work Average cost per passenger is $90 - $130 per employee/month $400/month subsidy from Miami-Dade County Month-to-Month Lease $1 million insurance policy Currently 162 vanpools in South Florida
    • 10. Vanpool Costs
      • The cost includes:
        • Vehicle Lease
        • Mileage
        • Gas
        • Tolls
        • Maintenance
        • Insurance
    • 11. Driver Requirements
      • Must be 25 years of age
      • Light credit check
      • Five year safe driving record
      • Florida Driver’s License
    • 12. Miami-Dade Transit Discounts
      • Corporate Pass Discount Program
        • Regular Price $75.00
        • 5-99 $67.50
        • 100 or more $65.00
        • Parking Permit $6.25
      • Unlimited use of Metro Bus, Metrorail and Metromover
    • 13. What are Commuter Benefits?
      • Transit and vanpool benefits that employers can provide to employees on a tax-free basis
      • A type of qualified transportation fringe benefit. Part of the federal tax code: Title 26 Section 132(f)
      • Tax-free (no federal payroll or income taxes) up to specified limit - $105
      • Requires employer involvement
      • Ways to participate:
        • Employer-paid subsidy
        • Pre-tax
        • Combination
    • 14. Emergency Ride Home What happens when…? Commuters who carpool, vanpool, bike or ride public transit to work three times/week are eligible for six free taxi rides/year from work in the event of an emergency.
    • 15. Best Workplaces for Commuters SM
      • Similar to other “Best” lists like Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work for
      • By joining employers gain exclusive use of the identifier, Best Workplaces for Commuters SM
      • Requirements for the Program:
        • Offer $30/month subsidy per employee
        • Ridematching (SFCS)
        • ERH (SFCS)
    • 16. Case Studies
      • What LNR offers
      • Provides a $50 subsidy for transit, vanpooling, and carpooling
      • Allows pre-tax spending account for remaining balance of transit and vanpooling
      • Headquarters in Miami Beach, also implemented program for the whole corporation
      • Results
      • 3 vanpools, 21 riders
      • 32 carpoolers
      • Real estate and finance company
      • 300 employees in Miami Beach
    • 17.  
    • 18.
      • Creates Additional Parking
      • Decreases Tardiness
      • Increases Productivity
      • Better Recruitment & Retention
      • Low-cost Valuable Benefit
      • Better Community Standing
      • Expanded Labor Market
      • Less Payroll Taxes
      • “ Best Workplaces for Commuters” A designation by the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Transportation.
      Employer Benefits
    • 19. Where do we go from here?
    • 20. Next Step
      • Pledge to meet with us for just 10 minutes
      • and get the chance to win a $100.00
      • Gas Card .
      • We do the work and you get the perk!
    • 21. Contact Information
      • Suzell Hopman
      • Miami-Dade Outreach Manager
      • 305-401-9880
      • [email_address]
      • Annie Arguello
      • Vanpool Coordinator
      • 305-558-1355
      • [email_address]
      • Guy Millord
      • Project Manager
      • 305-558-1355
      • [email_address]