"Getting to Yes!: Lessons Learned for
Increasing the Effectiveness of Commuter Benefit Programs" NetConference
National Center for Transit Research’s National TDM and
Telework Clearinghouse at the University of South Florida and the
Association for Commuter
Transportation held a net conference entitled “Getting to
Yes!: Lessons Learned for Increasing the Effectiveness of Commuter
Benefit Programs” on August 14, 2002.
In this netconference, "attendees" heard the audio portion of the
live presentation via a toll-free telephone call and simultaneously
viewed the PowerPoint presentation via Internet.
This 1-hour session featured Michael Grant, ICF Consulting, and
co-author of the soon-to-be released Transit Cooperative Research
Program report “Strategies for Increasing the Effectiveness of
Commuter Choice” and Tracy Simpson, Millennium Pharmaceuticals in
Cambridge, MA. Michael Grant summarized national research on
employer experiences with commuter benefits. Tracy Simpson provided
an insiders’ view of setting up and maintaining a commuter benefit
program within a company.
This session included a question and answer session between the
panelists and the remote attendees in Florida, California, Texas,
Illinois, Massachusetts, Georgia, Minnesota, Utah and Colorado and
the panelists in Massachusetts and Washington, DC.
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