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Augsburg on list of "Best Workplaces for Commuters"

March 3, 2007


Augsburg College was recently named to the list of "Best Workplaces for Commuters."

Sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Transportation, the program recognizes employers that offer outstanding benefits to commuters.

Some of the benefits available to the Augsburg community include discounted bus and light rail transit passes, close proximity to public transportation, telework options and the availablity of Hour Car.

"Best Workplaces for Commuters" is committed to demonstrating that alternatives to drive-alone commuting such as public transit, carpools, and teleworking are economically beneficial, adding value to workers, employers, and the environment. Being named to the list is a part of Augsburg's overall commitment to environmental stewardship.

For more information, contact Tom Ruffaner at