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Penn Again Named among Best Workplaces for Commuters

March 17, 2014

Best Workplaces for CommutersSM, a program designed to encourage sustainable transportation innovation, has named Penn one of the most commuter-friendly universities in the nation. Organized by the National Center for Transit Research (NCTR), these awards recognize institutions that have taken exemplary steps to offer transportation options such as vanpools, transit benefits, telework, or a compressed workweek for their employees.  Penn, as a Best Workplace for Commuters, has met a “Standard of Excellence” initially set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

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