Seattle Children’s Hospital: Employee commuting
(Transportation toolkit) Seattle Children’s Hospital has commitments with the city, the state, and its neighbors to reduce the percentage of single-occupancy-vehicle (SOV) commute trips made by its workforce. The organization has implemented a comprehensive transportation program which includes charging for daily parking at market rate, subsidizing all other modes of commuting, and offering amenities and services to help employees make smart commute choices. Seattle Children’s transportation programs have reduced the SOV rate from 73 percent in 1995 to 38 percent in 2015, avoided the construction of a $20 million parking garage, and strengthened employee engagement.
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