The Fort Worth Transportation Authority (The T) was recognized
as a Platinum-Level Start! Fit-Friendly Company by the American Heart
Association’s Start! movement for helping employees eat better and move more.
Platinum-level employers: offer employees physical activity
options in the workplace; increase healthy eating options at the worksite; promote
a wellness culture in the workplace; implement at least nine criteria outlined
by the American Heart Association in the areas of physical activity, nutrition
and culture; and demonstrate measurable outcomes related to workplace wellness.
Additionally, The T provides a full-time fitness coordinator, a fully equipped on-site 24-7 fitness center and partially funds an on-site
Weight Watchers program at the center.
Start! is sponsored nationally by Subway, Healthy Choice and
AstraZeneca. For more information about the Start! Fit-Friendly Companies
Program, click here.