88,350 Employee Vehicle Miles & 4,462 Gallons of Gas Saved
Bethesda, MD—AOTA, a non-profit representing the interests 42,000 occupational therapy practitioners and students, was named by the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments and its Commuter Connections® program as the winner of its Incentive category under the 2011 Commuter Connections Employer Recognition Awards.
To help employees balance job and life demands, AOTA offers metro subsidies, telework, flex time, compressed work weeks and ride sharing.
According to the Council of Governments’ calculations, AOTA’s incentives saved at least 88,350 employee vehicle miles and 4,462 gallons of gas in the past year. The AOTA headquarters is located in Bethesda, MD.
The Commuter Connections annual Recognition Awards Ceremony, held today at the National Press Club, recognized employers in the Washington metropolitan area who voluntarily initiate programs that facilitate the use of commuting alternatives to help ease traffic and reduce pollution.
Watch a video on AOTA and its commuter solutions.
To learn more about the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments and Commuter Connections, visit this link here.
Founded in 1917, the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) represents the professional interests and concerns of more than 140,000 occupational therapists, assistants, and students nationwide. The Association educates the public and advances the profession of occupational therapy by providing resources, setting standards including accreditations, and serving as an advocate to improve health care. Based in Bethesda, Md., AOTA’s major programs and activities are directed toward promoting the professional development of its members and assuring consumer access to quality services so patients can maximize their individual potential. For more information, go to www.aota.org.