Middle Peninsula Rideshare - your long-distance commute connection to Richmond, Hampton Roads and Northern Virginia/D.C. and beyond

Did you know that over 72% of the Middle Peninsula workforce commutes to jobs outside the region?  If you are part of that exodus, we can help you save time and money, and reduce pollution and energy use by joining a carpool or vanpool, and/or teleworking one or more days a week. If you are a commuter looking to join/form a carpool, start today by filling out an application.

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Telework Tax Credit

In 2011, the Virginia General Assembly approved new tax credit legislation aimed at encouraging private sector telework in Virginia. The 2011 legislation authorized a tax credit for years 2012 and 2013. In 2012, new legislation extended the tax credit through 2016. The legislation provides for a tax credit of up to $1,200 per employee, up to $50,000 per organization, for eligible telework expenses incurred during taxable years 2012-2016.  For more information, click here.

Telework Week is March 3-7

Mobile Works Exchange's Telework Week 2014, the fourth annual global effort to encourage agencies, organizations, and individuals to pledge to telework, is March 3-7. Last year, more than 136,000 workers pledged to work remotely, saving $12.3 million in commuting costs, gaining back 665,936 hours, and removing 7,892 tons of pollutants from the air while not driving 12.1 million miles. For more information click here.

 

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