COMMUTER BENEFITS: BENEFITS THAT TRAVEL WITH YOU

Commuter benefits allow you to pay for eligible expenses related to parking, transit and vanpooling using money you’ve set aside pre-tax. A Discovery Benefits commuter plan can save you up to 40% of your commuting costs. Pre-tax commuter benefits allow you to pay with pre-tax dollars, saving on transit passes, tokens, fare cards, vouchers, etc., when riding on mass transit, or when riding with someone in the business of transporting people for hire (it must be in a vehicle that seats six or more adults, excluding the driver).

We simplify commuter benefits by providing:

  • All aspects of the commuter benefits administration process
  • A secure online resource for employees to manage commuter benefits accounts and check balances
  • Easy online enrollment and account management
  • Education for Employers and Employees

Commuter Benefits Plan Options

Transit Expenses
Pay for transit passes with your Discovery Benefits debit card at your transit authority.

Parking Expenses
Parking passes:
     May be purchased with your Discovery Benefits debit card.
     Can be purchased out-of-pocket and be reimbursed via direct deposit or check from Discovery Benefits.

Bicycling Expenses
If your employer offers a bicycle commuter benefit option, you can receive reimbursement for expenses incurred bicycling to and from work. It’s 100% funded by your employer but is unavailable during a month you also receive reimbursement for transit and/or parking.

The Benefits with Discovery Benefits

  • Simple.  Participants use the Benefits Debit Card to make transportation and parking purchases at their local provider or through their provider’s website.  There are no ordering deadlines to remember.  
  • Resources.  Live customer representatives available via phone, email or online chat offer continuous education and support.
  • Access.  Discovery offers the online portal and mobile app to view balances at any time.  The Benefits Debit card may be used at all transportation and parking providers that accept card purchases.  It is not restricted based on location.    

Your Steps to Success (It doesn’t get much easier than this.)

  • Create your account and log in
    1. Set up direct deposit
    2. Order additional debit cards for your spouse or dependents (at no cost!)
  • Download the free Discovery Benefits mobile app
    1. Manage your account on your time

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