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EPA to honor Front Range companies for commitment to reduce traffic and air pollution

Release Date: 10/8/2002
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EPA 202-564-7824,

Release Date: 10/8/2002
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Release Date: 10/8/2002
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EPA 800-227-8917
Denver -- Robbie Roberts, EPA’s Denver based Regional Administrator will honor new Commuter Choice partners at a recognition ceremony in Denver. These partners are joining the ranks of over 300 business leaders who have committed to improving air pollution and reducing traffic congestion in their communities. Program partners meet EPA’s National Standard of Excellence by offering commuter benefits, such as: transit and vanpool subsidies, compressed work schedules, telecommute opportunities, etc.

Partners being recognized today include: Bank One, Denver; Colorado State Attorney General’s Office; Encoda Systems; Freberg Environmental; IBM, Boulder; and Johns Mansville. Also, the City of Boulder’s Downtown Management Commission is being recognized as the Agency’s first “Commuter Choice District.” The Commission is bringing more than 1000 new partners into the program and is providing commuter benefits to all 10,000 employees who work in the downtown Boulder area.

WHO: Robert Roberts
EPA Regional Administrator

Christopher Grundler
Deputy Office Director, Office of Transportation and Air Quality
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Representatives from:
Bank One, Denver; City of Boulder; Colorado State Attorney General; Encoda, Denver; Freberg Environmental; IBM, Boulder; Johns Mansville

WHAT: Commuter Choice EmployerSM Recognition Ceremony

WHEN: Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2002 at 10:30AM - 11:30AM (MDT)

WHERE: Marriott City Center Hotel (Mattie Silks Room)
1701 California St.
Denver, CO