When Southwest Airlines joined DART’s Employer Annual Pass Program in 2013, Lonny Hurwitz, a network planner with the Dallas-based airline, signed up immediately.
“I ride the Green Line and I choose to take the train to work for the convenience, consistency of service and reduction of stress from not having to drive in traffic every day,” Hurwitz said
Southwest Airlines is one of about 200 companies that participates in DART’s Employer Annual Pass Program. The program gives employers the ability to provide workers with transit and vanpool benefits. Employers either subsidize the cost or allow payment with pre-tax dollars. Employers and employees also may split the cost of commuter transit programs, with both groups receiving tax benefits.Read the entire article online here. Organizations also can help reduce transportation costs for their employees, students, tenants, event attendees or groups through one of DART’s other consumer pass programs. The agency offers a variety of pass and payment options at a lower cost over buying transit passes individually. To subscribe to receive Inmotion by mail or email notification, complete the subscription form.