GOAA recognized as a 2023 ‘Best Workplace for Commuters’

Press Release

Authority among those recognized for exceptional employee commuter benefits

ORLANDO, FL. – The Greater Orlando Aviation Authority (GOAA) is among a select group of workplaces in the United States to achieve the Best Workplaces for Commuters National Standard of Excellence by providing exceptional commuter benefits.

GOAA offers its employees several commuter benefits, including:

  • Lynx Bus Pass subsidy of $25 per month
  • Employee shuttle bus service to reduce roadway congestion at airport
  • Hybrid teleworking program, which reduces commuting

“The Greater Orlando Aviation Authority is one of the top employers in the nation offering high-level commuter benefits to their employees,” said Julie Bond, Program Manager, Best Workplaces for Commuters. “They give their employees the support they need to get to work and be at their best before, during, and after their workday.”

The Best Workplaces for Commuters program offers designated organizations access to a range of support services to assess and promote non-driving commuting of employees, including organizational assessment and implementation tool-kits, web-based tools and webinars, staff training, and information exchange. GOAA was noted for being supportive in providing benefits and education to its employees, allowing them to embrace more sustainable commuting behaviors.

For more information please contact Carolyn Fennell, Rod Johnson or Angela Starke in the Office of Public Affairs at the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority at 407-825-2055. After hours, holidays and during weekends, please email us at MCOPIO@goaa.org for further assistance.

About Best Workplaces for Commuters (http://www.bestworkplaces.org/) Best Workplaces for Commuters is the national authority on recognizing and assisting workplaces that provide exceptional commuter benefits to employees. More than a recognition program, the Best Workplaces for Commuters program provides support needed to create and sustain an employer provided commuter benefit program, including online assessment tools, advisory services, case studies,  tool-kits, web-based tools, webinars and training. Best Workplaces for Commuters represents over 600 workplaces with Best Workplaces for Commuters  designation representing over 2-million employees. The Best Workplaces for Commuters program is managed by the Center for Urban Transportation  Research (CUTR) at the University of South Florida with support from the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT).

Orlando International Airport (MCO) is managed by the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority. MCO ranked 7th busiest airport in the world, based on 2021 statistics, and is one of the busiest airports in the U.S. serving nearly 50million passengers annually.