Chancellor's Office employees at all locations who rideshare at least two
times per week are eligible to participate in this program. However, only the portion
of the program for employees who work in the LA Basin is regulated by the South
Coast Air Quality Management District. The Rideshare Program has been approved by
the South Coast Air Quality Management District.
Best Workplace Designation By EPA
The Chancellor’s Office has been designated by the U.S.
Environmental Protection Agency as one of the “Best Workplaces
for Commuters.” The Chancellor’s Office received
this national designation for reducing traffic congestion and
air pollution by promoting alternative transportation to and
Rideshare Incentive Program Features
- Human Resource Services will help locate a rideshare partner(s), vanpools,
park and rides, transit routes, bike paths, etc.
- Rideshare points are redeemable through "SuperCertificates" at
www.giftcertificates.com for more
than 200 stores, restaurants and retailers. Grocery (Ralphs), gas (ExxonMobil)
and Target gift certificates are also available.
- Nineteen preferred carpool parking spots.
- Free monthly Long Beach bus passes.
- Subsidized rail passes, vanpool services and non-Long Beach Transit bus
passes up to $40 per month.
- Guaranteed ride home via taxi, co-worker or rental car if your carpool partner
must leave work early and you are left without a ride home.
- Monthly drawings for $25 in gift certificates.
- Welcome bonus of 1,000 points for all new enrollees.
All Chancellor's Office employees at Long Beach and Los Alamitos who rideshare at
least two times per week are eligible to participate in this program. Employees at
other Chancellor's Office locations who rideshare at least two times per week may
participate in a modified Rideshare Program that is not regulated by the South Coast
Air Quality Management District. Student assistants, special consultants, and
intermittent employees are not eligible. Employees carpooling with non-Chancellor's
Office employees must travel at least 51 percent of the way with the other carpooler(s)
to be eligible for points.
* Rideshare incentives are considered fringe benefits;
a tax of 32.65 percent of the total redeemed incentives will be taken out of the
following month's paycheck.
March 5, 2007