The firm, based in Tacoma, Washington, says it will pay employees to walk or bike to work, car pool or take public transit – basically paying the pre-tax bonus to anyone who doesn’t use company-subsidized parking.
The company also will increase its direct subsidy for most forms of public transportation, including paying 72% of local transit passes.
Russell continues to offer employees company-subsidized parking. The current subsidy averages $24/month.
Russell employs about 900 people in Tacoma.