The honor of being recognized as one of the 50 greenest companies in Washington by Seattle Business Magazine means a lot to us. We are always looking for ways to encourage green living and commuting.
In 2010, Americans took 10.2 billion trips on public transportation. From 1995 through 2010, public transportation ridership increased by 31%. The American Public Transit Association claims that public transit saves an estimated 1.4 billion gallons of gas annually, which translates into about 14 million tons of carbon dioxide.
In an effort to offset our carbon emissions, reduce the cost of parking in downtown Seattle and shorten the length of commute times, we know that providing our employees passes for public transportation is the most cost effective and efficient way for them to get to work. We are pleased that 90 percent of our employees use public transportation to commute to our office.
We want our clients to have options when they come to our office as well. The next time you travel to our Seattle office for your review we would be happy to give you a bus ticket for your ride home.