Transportation Fringe Benefits for Bicycle Commuters (get $ for bicycle commuting)

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WW Bike-Ped Alliance

Oct 9, 2008, 11:44:11 AM10/9/08



Effective January 1, 2009 the Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 ( includes transportation fringe benefits for bicycle commuters of up to $20 per month to each employee who, for any qualifying month, regularly uses a bicycle for a substantial portion of travel between home and work. Employers still have to set up a process to administer the benefit.


In these tough economic times, this is a tremendous benefit (with little cost to employers) and a great opportunity for businesses to promote:

-          a healthier work force

-          an improved image within the community

-          one more way to save gas

-          hiring for prospective employees

Encourage your employer to act now and participate in this program...and pass this news on.

Details here: section 211 (pp 205-207)

Ride Smart Ride Safe

Chris Scherer, LCI
Vice President
West Windsor Bicycle and Pedestrian Alliance

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