The Commuter Benefits Program is for NYC government employees only and is offered by WageWorks, the City’s commuter benefit provider.
Members of the public, including businesses and their employees: get more information about the Commuter Benefits Law, or call 311. The Commuter Benefits Law requires certain businesses to offer their eligible employees a pre-tax transportation deduction.
The cost of traveling to and from work is unavoidable. Being a City employee, you have several ways to save on your public transportation expenses by enrolling in the Commuter Benefites Program. You will start using your pre-tax money to pay for your commute, thus reducing your overall tax burden. Whichever your ride - bus, subway, rail road, paratransit, ferry, etc. - you save!
The monthly tax-free allowable limits are:
Use the WageWorks Calculator to view your savings.
Enroll in a Commuter Benefits plan that best fits your travel needs.