HONORING DISTRICT EMPLOYERS AS TRANSPORTATION LEADERS

The goDCgo Ambassador Awards recognize DC employers that have demonstrated exceptional commitment to implementing commuter benefits and sustainable transportation programs for their employees. The companies receiving awards have gone above and beyond to assist employees in their commute. Reducing single-occupancy vehicle use is key to helping us achieve the vision to make the District the healthiest, greenest, and most livable city in the United States.

goDCgo congratulates the 2017 award recipients:

DC COMMUTER BENEFITS LAW ALL-STAR AWARD

EW!DC-logo-(2).jpg Everybody Wins! DC, an organization devoted to promoting children’s literacy, started their commuter benefits program in 2016 and has generously extended benefit access to part-time employees.
BIKE-FRIENDLY WORKPLACE AWARD NatGeo.jpg National Geographic Society encourages employees to use two-wheel transportation by offering Capital Bikeshare Corporate Memberships, showers, lockers and a bicycle repair stand, and sponsors a pit stop on Bike to Work Day.
BEST TELEWORK PROGRAM AWARD TCG_Logo_2016.jpg TCG, a Federal IT and management consulting firm, adopts a telecommute-first model and has nearly 75% of its employees teleworking at least one day a week.
BEST CARPOOL/VANPOOL PROGRAM AWARD IADB.jpg  Inter-American Development Bank, the leading source of development financing for Latin America and the Caribbean, has more than 300 ‘pool commuters and created an employee app dedicated to transportation resources.
MOST INNOVATIVE COMMUTER BENEFITS PROGRAM AWARD ZGF_Logo_CMYK-(1).jpg ZGF Architects LLP, an architecture, interior design, urban design and planning firm, hosts a firm-wide competition encourage employees to use a variety of public transit options accumulating more than 140,000 “green” miles a week.

 

AWARDS PROGRAM AND CEREMONY

On March 29, more than 100 DC-business professionals and transportation industry leaders gathered at the inaugural goDCgo Ambassador Awards to network and recognize the 2017 awardees. 

 

FAQs

How are winners selected?
Completed nominations are thoroughly evaluated against other DC employers by a selection committee of transportation industry thought leaders.
What do awarded organizations receive?

Awarded organizations receive:

  • A displayable commemorative Award

  • Recognition at the goDCgo Ambassador Awards ceremony, held March 29, 2017 

  • Networking opportunities with DC businesses and the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) leadership

  • Social media exposure to 5,000+ followers

  • Publicity via press releases 

  • Their company logo on promotional materials

When is the award ceremony?
The goDCgo Ambassador Awards ceremony will be held at the Westin Georgetown on Wednesday, March 29, 2017.
Further details will be released shortly.
Is my organization eligible for the 2018 awards?

To be eligible for a goDCgo Ambassador Award, all organizations must:

  1. Offer commuter transit benefits.
  2. Distribute information about commute options to employees.
In addition, there are specific criteria for each award.
How can I nominate my business or employer for the 2018 awards?

The goDCgo Ambassador Award winners are selected through a competitive self-nomination process. Please stay tuned for details on nominating your organization for the 2018 awards. 

Can goDCgo help my organization become eligible?
Yes! If you'd like to nominate your organization, but are not currently eligible, goDCgo will provide complimentary support to help you start or expand your commuter benefits programs.
I have additional questions. Who should I contact?
goDCgo is available to assist with any additional questions about the Ambassador Awards and transportation resources. Please call 202.299.2186 or email info@goDCgo.com.

 

 

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While the 2017 nomination period has closed, employers are encouraged to start or enhance their commuter benefits programs for next year's awards. Contact info@goDCgo.com or 202.299.2186 for more information.