Commute Solutions Workshop


The San Mateo County Resource Team is hosting a Commute Solutions Workshop for small to medium-sized San Mateo County employers on Wednesday, April 11, 2012, at the new Facebook campus in Menlo Park.

The workshop will focus on innovative, free and easy options for busy employers. It will feature keynote speaker Gary Richards, “Mr. Roadshow” of the San Jose Mercury News, an interactive breakout session with commuting experts, Bay Area exhibitors, door prizes, networking opportunities and a continental breakfast and lunch. The event is building on the team’s successful 2010 workshop, which drew approximately 90 participants.

The workshop flyer provides more information. Registration is FREE for those registering by April 4! Space is limited. For more information about the Workshop, contact Emma Fujii at or 510-763-2500, Ext.7.


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