Commuter Tax Benefit

February 22, 2016, 10am PST
A new study has found that despite higher monetary incentives, most commuters won't ditch their cars as long as their parking remains free.
CityLab
December 16, 2015, 1pm PST
Tax benefits have long provided more incentives for car commuters than transit users. Congress is expected to even the score with a new tax bill.
Streetsblog USA
November 20, 2014, 9am PST
A new report, "Subsidizing Traffic Congestion: The Multibillion-Dollar Tax Subsidy That’s Making Your Commute Worse," was released earlier this week by TransitCenter and Frontier Group.
Streetsblog USA
Blog post
January 29, 2014, 12pm PST
If we really want more people to use transit, and we think it's a worthwhile goal to subsidize people's commutes, why go through all the trouble of tax deductions and employer control? Why not just subsidize transit passes directly?
Shane Phillips
January 10, 2013, 11am PST
While the fiscal cliff talks did not increase the gas tax as some transportation analysts had hoped, it did increase a benefit that many commuters who ride public transit will appreciate, particularly those whose monthly expenses total $240.
Sierra Club Compass