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St. John’s Magazine describes how Dennis Carlson’s entrepreneurial spirit, vision and Benedictine focus on community have propelled WeDriveU’s growth. By Dana Drazenovich.

WeDriveU Promotes Shawn Kelly to Managing Director, Customer Success – Jun. 16, 2020, Boston Business Journal

WeDriveU Announces New Head of Customer Success – Jun. 11, 2020, WeDriveU
Promotes Shawn Kelly to spearhead customer experience as Managing Director

Association for Commuter Transportation Releases Tips for Supporting All Commuters Returning to Worksites – Jun. 1, 2020, ACT
Transportation Demand Management (TDM) professionals provide guidance to supplement CDC recommendations across various commute modes

Getting there: Commuting challenges in a post-pandemic world – June, 2020, JLL Research
A report from commercial real estate firm JLL explores post-COVID workplace commute patterns and challenges in North America, highlighting shuttles among “potential solutions in the next normal.”

Transit district extends shuttle service for Carlsbad commuters – Apr. 19, 2020, San Diego Union Tribune

More Than 330 Employers Named Best Workplaces for Commuters in 2020 – Jan. 30, 2020, Best Workplaces for Commuters

Association for Commuter Transportation Recognizes 40 Under 40 TDM Professionals – Nov. 12, 2019
ACT awards WeDriveU leaders Erick Van Wagenen and Shawn Kelly, plus several WeDriveU customers among the talent shaping the future of transportation demand management.

City of Carlsbad Launches Carlsbad Connector Commuter Shuttle Service – Aug. 19, 2019, City of Carlsbad
Program “designed to increase COASTER ridership by providing a flexible and convenient solution to bridge the gap between the station and the city’s primary industrial and commercial cores” through a collaboration between the City of Carlsbad, North County Transit District, the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG), RideCo and WeDriveU.

App-Based Shuttle to Connect Coaster Riders to Carlsbad Offices – Aug. 19, 2019, NBC7 San Diego

Carlsbad Connector shuttle service launched for train station commuters – Aug. 19, 2019, ABC10 San Diego

Carlsbad to launch innovative ‘first-last mile’ program to boost transit ridership – June 13, 2019, San Diego Union Tribune
Describes how the pilot is “designed to take cars off the freeways and reduce the number of people driving to work alone”

Carlsbad to launch innovative ‘first-last mile’ program to boost transit ridership – June 19, 2019, Mass Transit
On “North County’s first-ever “first-last mile” program”

Transit pilot program coming to Carlsbad – June 13, 2019, The Coast News Group
On the first-last mile shuttle program serving workers commuting from the Coaster train to local business parks

National Express finds a seat on Silicon Valley shuttle bus WeDriveU – April 13, 2019, The Times

National Express gets into tech – April 12, 2019,

National Express agrees £65 million Silicon Valley shuttle deal – April 12, 2019, National Standard

WeDriveU Announces Strategic Investment from National Express – Apr. 11, 2019, WeDriveU/National Express

Over 300 Employers Named as Best Workplaces for Commuters – Jan. 31, 2019, BWC

Association for Commuter Transportation Executive Spotlight Jan. 2019: Erick Van Wagenen, WeDriveU – Jan. 31, 2019, ACT Connections

Here Are BostInno’s 11 Coolest Companies Winners for 2018 – Aug. 23, 2018 Bostinno (athenahealth named one of 11 #CoolestCompanies in Boston for “Best Perks” including free shuttles)

2018 ACT National Awards Finalists – July 17, 2018 Association for Commuter Transportation

Self-driving cars. Scooters. The future of commuting to work is here – Apr. 20, 2018 CNN (“1. Employers shuttle you to work”)

Baker-Polito Administration Recognizes Employers for Excellence in Commuter Options – Apr. 18, 2018 MassDOT Blog (WeDriveU client athenahealth wins Gold)

Congratulations ECO Award Winners! – Apr. 18, 2018 MassRides Blog (WeDriveU client athenahealth wins Gold)

ACT Honors 2017 40 Under 40 Recipients – Oct. 18, 2017 Association for Commuter Transportation (Honorees include WeDriveU clients from LinkedIn, Salesforce, Amazon and VMware/JLL)

Google Extends Free Shuttle Service in Mountain View – Sept. 4, 2017 CBS KPIX 5, Len Ramirez

Wanna Share a Ride? Tech Tools Drive How We Commute to Work – August 9, 2017 Bloomberg BNA

78% of Voters in Santa Clara County Like Commuter Shuttle Buses and Almost Equal Number Say They Want More of the Same – Jun. 29, 2017 Silicon Valley Leadership Group

Google buses, other corporate shuttles are popular, poll suggests – Jun. 28, 2017 Mercury News

Help Save the Commuter Benefit – Apr. 28, 2017 Association for Commuter Transportation (ACT)

5 Innovative Facility Management Solutions You Need to Know About – Apr. 27, 2017

athenahealth Honored by State for Commute Options Offered to Employees – Apr. 19, 2017 Watertown News

Corporate Transport Provider, WeDriveU, Expands Operations – Apr. 7, 2017 Group C Media

Workplace Innovation: Reinventing The Commute – Mar. 26, 2017 Facility Executive

231 Companies Named as the Best Workplaces for Commuters in 2017 – Jan. 31, 2017 BusinessWire/BWC

2016 Employer Benchmarking Survey – Dec. 2016 on behalf of Best Workplaces for Commuters and Association for Commuter Transportation

Who has won the 2016 SmartTransit Innovation Awards? – Oct. 26, 2016 SmartRail World

Transportation Challenges for Downtown Tech Companies – Aug. 11, 2016 SPUR Talk featuring Lauren Bennett, Manager of Transportation at Salesforce

ACT National Awards winners named at Portland conference – Aug. 9, 2016 Association for Commuter Transportation (names athenahealth’s Bridger McGaw winner)

WeDriveU adds LILEE Systems’ passenger Wi-Fi solution – Jul. 26, 2016 Metro Magazine

ACT Announced 2016 National Awards Finalists – Jul. 13, 2016 Association for Commuter Transportation (names athenahealth’s Bridger McGaw as finalist, later won the award)