A cheaper commute? Yes, with a commuter benefits program

April 26, 2021

Wouldn’t it be nice if someone helped with the cost of your daily commute? Well, there’s a way through a program called “commuter benefits,” but only if your employer enrolls in a commuter benefits program. With commuter benefits, you have…

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Long commutes behind the wheel take a physical, mental and financial toll, but here’s what you can do about it

April 20, 2021

Ever had a morning when you had to navigate a commute so bad — with traffic moving at a crawl and fender-benders slowing everything down even more — that you spent the first 30 minutes at work shaking it off…

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Electric vehicle owners energized with plan for multi-state charging stations

April 12, 2021

Electric vehicle (EV) owners and fleets will be able to hit the highways without worrying about keeping a charge, thanks to a new plan by Tennessee and 15 other Southern and Midwest states to provide a network of DC fast-charging…

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Four of the 100 most jammed-up traffic bottlenecks in the country are right here in Nashville

April 8, 2021

Four locations along Nashville’s interstates rank among the most backed-up bottlenecks for trucks – and other traffic – in the United States. A list of the country’s 100 most-congested bottlenecks is released annually by the American Transportation Research Institute, and…

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Pooling in the Pandemic

November 17, 2020

COVID-19 and the response to it potentially has changed the landscape of employment, work and commute for most Middle Tennessee employers and employees for the next decade. As the pandemic spread, beginning in early spring, some companies, both large and…

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VanStar’s New Website

November 4, 2020

The VanStar team has been hard at work refreshing and improving our communication with our vanpool participants. We are pleased to launch a new website that is user-friendly, has an improved interface, and includes easy-to-access rideshare route research and planning.…

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