DENVER, June 29, 2009—The Regional Transportation District (RTD) and Qwest Communications (NYSE: Q) have partnered to create a new monthly commuter discount program. Qwest is the first Colorado company to offer the FlexPass program, designed specifically for large companies that make pre-tax spending account options available to their employees. RTD’s FlexPass is a new product designed to offer employers an annual pass program that can be customized to meet the needs of the company and their employees.
Chuck Ward, Qwest Colorado President: “We are proud and excited to offer Qwest employees in the Denver area a commuter program which allows them to save twice – through pre-tax savings and a discount – while also supporting their individual sustainability efforts.”
Cal Marsella, RTD General Manager/CEO: “RTD and Qwest designed a valuable program model that many Colorado companies can take advantage of to benefit their employees. We can now offer even more ways for commuters to realize the benefits of public transportation.”
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