Posts Tagged “TransIT”

3 Frederick apps you NEED to know about

by Frederick TransIT Community Relations Manager. 0 Comments

Frederick, MD is listed as one of The Best Places to Live in 2015  plus boasts one of the Country’s Top 10 Downtowns. Use these 3 apps to plan your trip, dine, shop, stay, get around town & earn rewards! 3.Visit Frederick This app contains publications on visiting Frederick County and the historical and cultural significance of the region. Within the application are multiple publications available for download: The mobile version of Visit Frederick, the official Visitor Guide to ... read more

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The ABCs of Transit: I is for Implementation

by Frederick TransIT Community Relations Manager. 0 Comments

With the abundant amount of transportation options available to commuters in the DC metro region, many of them free and with significant tax savings for both the employer and employee, it seems almost silly that more employers don’t offer transit benefits to their staff. With the understanding that Benefits’ Managers already have a significant workload and that implementing new and unknown transit options can pose somewhat of a risk, what HR staff person wouldn’t want to increase job satisfaction, ... read more

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The ABCs of Transit: E is for Electric

by Frederick TransIT Community Relations Manager. 0 Comments

Although electric buses may seem like a thing of the distant future, there are several transportation systems in the US that are using this technology. In fact, TransIT could see three electric buses and the supporting infrastructure as early as next year, pending funding. TransIT has requested funding for three zero-emission propulsion system all electric buses. City transit buses with start and stop driving patterns provide an ideal opportunity to deploy an energy efficient, regenerative-braking ... read more

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Want to know the secret to happiness?

by Frederick TransIT Community Relations Manager. 0 Comments

One day in late June, something in my e-mail inbox caught my attention. It was an article from www.dailymail.co.uk titled The secret to happiness? DON'T commute: Workers with long journeys to work 'worry more'  As someone who commuted 42 miles each way every work day for a year in I-270 traffic, I believe this to be true; however, sometimes it’s easier said than done to avoid a long commute to work.  That said, here’s the text of the article. You can judge for yourself if this rings true ... read more

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