On June 1, 2023, Best Workplaces for Commuters hosted their Opening Day webinar to mark the beginning of the application season for the 2024 List. Guest speakers included Maria Lashinger, Principal at Gorove Slade and Marcus Moore, Transportation Demand Management (TDM) Liaison/Program Manager at Fairfax County Department of Transportation. Hear about their commuter program and the partnership that has garnered national recognition through Best Workplaces for Commuters.
Best Workplaces for Commuters will begin taking new membership applications on June 1, 2023 for the 2024 List. New submissions and renewals are due by November 30, 2023. Submissions may be completed online anytime during that period at www.bestworkplaces.org/join.
Who Should Attend?
Public or private employers, universities and colleges, sites with multiple employers and existing Best Workplaces for Commuters members and partnering organizations.
Maria Lashinger, PE, PTOE, is a Principal at Gorove Slade with over 18 years of experience working in Fairfax County and the surrounding towns and cities. Maria oversees projects and staff from the headquarters office in Fairfax. As a talented engineer and industry leader, Maria has garnered a reputation as a leader within and outside of the organization. Through her commitment to her clients, the professional development of her team, and our industry, she embodies the firm’s mentality that “success is shared.”
Gorove Slade is a professional engineering and planning firm providing clients with a complete suite of transportation planning & engineering services. They utilize best practices to balance the needs of all modes of travel and seek to create efficient, safe, and attractive linkages that encourage sustainable transportation options. They are proven leaders advancing transportation in our communities.
BWC Partner Speaker:
Marcus N. Moore is the current Transportation Demand Management Liaison/Program Manager for the Fairfax County Commuter Services (FCCS) outreach team. He’s successfully worked with businesses within Fairfax County, Virginia over the last 18yrs to implement high level trip reduction strategies and policies to enhance recruitment & retention efforts, while also maximizing commuter alternative options. During this time, He’s fostered productive business relationships with multiple organizations, commissions, chambers, and boards. He’s also coordinated and consulted on impactful regional projects such as the Federal Government Base Realignment and Closure project (BRAC), Commuter Choice program, Transform 66, Metro Silver Line Phase I & II and various Transportation Management Plans (TMP’s).
Julie Bond, Best Workplaces for Commuters Program Manager
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