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12/17/2019

UBIT Repeal Included in Tax Extenders Package
Public Policy


After two years of advocacy from ACT and other organizations, we have had a major breakthrough in our efforts to repeal the Unrelated Business Income Tax on exempt organizations, with the inclusion of the repeal language in the year-end tax extenders legislation...




03/12/2020

Tips for Establishing Telework and Managing Remote Workers
General News


Recommendations developed by ACT's Telework Council...




01/14/2020

Success! UBIT Repealed in Tax Extenders Bill
Public Policy


After nearly two years of advocacy from ACT and other organizations, the unrelated business income tax (UBIT) on the value of transportation fringe benefits provided by exempt (nonprofit) organizations has been repealed.  The repeal was included in...




02/10/2020

President Announces $1 Trillion Infrastructure Budget
Public Policy


President Trump’s budget proposal for 2021 includes $1 trillion dollars over a decade for infrastructure—a significant...




11/20/2019

Member Insights: Cecily Shares Her Thoughts on the 2019 TDM Forum
Events


Cecily Foote is the Sustainable Transportation Associate at Commute.org and recent graduate from Stanford University. Cecily attended her first ACT event at the 2019 TDM Forum last week and has taken the time to share her thoughts on some of the sessions she attended, the event, and TDM industry overall....



03/26/2020

Is Your Organization Prepared to Telework in a Time of Crisis?
General News


The ACT Telework Council's webinar Is Your Organization Prepared to Telework in a Time of Crisis is now available for members to watch. In the meantime, ACT has put together a summary of the recommendations presented.




02/27/2020

ImpACT! Class of 2020 Will Work to Raise Awareness of TDM
Events


Each year, the Association for Commuter Transportation accepts a group of promising early to mid-career professionals new to TDM for a three-day immersive leadership development workshop.  The participants will then work on group projects assigned to them during the retreat during the year to inspire continued service within ACT throughout their careers. The 2020 ImpACT! Leadership retreat has...




04/23/2020

Getting to Know: Melodi Yanik, Pierce County
Member Spotlight


I became interested in smart transportation during my graduate studies at the University of Oregon (UO).  As someone who likes...




03/26/2020

Getting to Know: Katie O'Sullivan, ICF
Member Spotlight


Katie O’Sullivan is a Senior Transportation & Smart Mobility Specialist at ICF, which supports agencies with TDM planning as well as the design, implementation, and evaluation of...




01/30/2020

Getting To Know: Christopher Holloway, Commute with Enterprise
Member Spotlight


Growing up in the Research Triangle Park area of North Carolina highlighted the stark changes in congestion in recent years. The growth in that area has been excellent in driving economic development, but it has highlighted the true need to bring commuter solutions to more of the population. Commute with Enterprise has put Chris in the position to serve the community...







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