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Employers & Developers

For Employers:

Pace RideShare is delighted to collaborate with businesses and organizations to introduce public transportation, rideshare and other commuter tools. We hope you find these resources beneficial to get employees to work, free up parking space, support LEED transportation credits and reduce congestion and air pollution.   

Pace Commuter Toolkit

The Pace Commuter Toolkit is designed to help share commute options with employees, aid with starting or enhancing a commuter program and provide ready-to-use materials and money-saving resources. The entire toolkit and its material can be accessed or downloaded below:

                                              

Pace Commuter Toolkit Materials Commuter Program Checklist Newsletter, Email and E-blast Text Powerpoint Display Slides

 

Pace Community Relations Representative

A Pace Community Relations Representative can answer any questions about utilizing Pace commuter options, assist with setting up or updating an employee commuter program and providing in-person on-site presentations. To request assistance, contact a Pace Community Relations Representative at (847) 228-2451.

Commuter Choice Tax Benefit

This transit benefit program gives companies and their employees an opportunity to use pre-tax dollars to pay for bus, train or vanpool fares. The Internal Revenue Service Section 132(f) currently allows employers and/or employees to set aside funds each month before taxes for public transportation and vanpooling. Tax provisions allow parking costs to be taken as a tax-free fringe benefit for anyone who drives to work. 

Best Workplace for Commuters

This innovative membership program provides national recognition and aligns your company with other leading employers who have developed employee commuter programs that reduce their impact on the environment and the company's bottom line. Employers that meet the National Standard of Excellence in commuter benefits can receive public recognition, access to web training and tools, recognition items to display achievement and more.  

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For Developers:

Pace Transit Supportive Guidelines

The Pace Transit Supportive Guidelines are created to encourage the coordination of transit service and real estate development in communities throughout the Northeastern Illinois in order to make every step of the commuter's trip accessible, efficient, safe and comfortable.  Transit services and transit supportive development can provide a wide range of benefits across many sectors of a community. It is not simply the transit provider and rider who benefit; but also the municipalities, development community, non-transit riders and others that can gain economic, environmental and quality of life benefits.