Motorcoach

Bauer's IT expands executive-style commuter service

Posted on October 13, 2009

[IMAGE]Bauers-Wi-Drive-full.jpg[/IMAGE]Bay Area-based provider of chauffeured, eco-friendly individual and group transportation, Bauer's IT (Intelligent Transportation), announced Monday that two new routes have been added to its Wi-Drive! program.

Beginning Monday, October 12, the eco-transit commuter service began including round-trip routes between Santa Rosa and San Francisco and between Fremont and Milpitas.

Bauer's Wi-Drive! operates Monday through Friday from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. Fares can be as low as $5 for a one-way ticket depending on location, with 10 percent discounts offered for monthly passes. Wi-Drive! memberships and individual passes can be purchased online. A variety of payment methods, including commuter checks, are available.

Launched in March 2009, Bauer's Wi-Drive! offers riders an attractive alternative to driving, thereby relieving traffic congestion, minimizing pollution, and contributing to a carbon-neutral footprint for the Bay Area and beyond.

Each 52-person vehicle eliminates 2.6 million pounds of carbon dioxide (CO2) per year and giving individuals who may have never considered choosing group transit a viable and eco-friendly solution.

The fleet is equipped with plush leather seats with Corian work tables, high-speed Wi-Fi, flat-screen LCD monitors, iPod hookups, phone and laptop power ports, CD and DVD systems, bike racks and restrooms. A Ride Host is onboard at all times to offer food and drink service, which can be purchased onboard or pre-ordered through the Bauer`s Wi Drive! online ordering system.

Bauer's Wi-Drive! also serves as an appealing option for employees who benefit from San Francisco's Commuter Benefits Ordinance. Enacted in January 2009, in correspondence with Federal Ordinance 132, the mandate requires all employers with more than 20 employees who work an average of 10 hours a week to offer one of three commuter benefits programs in order to relieve traffic congestion and reduce air pollution. The three program options include Pre-tax Transit, Employer Paid Transit Benefits, and Employer Provided Transit. Participating employers save up to nine percent on payroll taxes, while employees save up to 40 percent on transit costs, including parking fees, fuel costs and bridge tolls.

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

ABC Companies enhances parts business units, eyes Calif. service center launch

With permitting processes completed and construction underway, ABC targets Q2, 2018, for expected occupancy of its Newark, Calif. facility, with Grand Opening plans to be announced shortly.

IMG releases 2018 Travel Resource Guide

With an easy to use layout and information important in the planning process, such as facility locations, vehicle types and sizes, and the key contacts of the 56 companies that make up the IMG network, the publications is distributed to over 15,000 businesses.

MCI, NFI execs talk new vehicles, service enhancements at UMA EXPO

MCI and parent New Flyer Industries Inc. held a special press event during the UMA 2018 EXPO on Monday, Jan. 8th. to review 2017 and plans for 2018 and beyond.

ABC, Van Hool developing electric coaches with Proterra battery tech.

The new Van Hool CX45E and CX35E models utilize the CX platform and will feature Proterra® E2 battery technology along with a fully-electric drivetrain.

Red Carpet Charters adds three locations to Trailways brand

With 30-plus years of experience in charter transportation, Red Carpet Trailways is used to accommodating the specific needs and itineraries of its charter clients with customized solutions.

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation

Please sign in or register to .    Close