Posted Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

CCM, Morristown Medical Center, Unity Charter School are Among Honorees

The nonprofit TransOptions has announced it 2019 New Jersey Smart Workplaces, along with outstanding achievements by individuals, towns, schools, and businesses in Morris County and Northwest Jersey.

TransOptions Honors Morris Towns, Schools, Businesses for Smart Workplace Transportation Options

Smart Workplaces is an annual recognition program that emphasizes the importance of alternative and sustainable transportation options.

Fifty-four employers were recognized by TransOptions as 2019 leaders in transportation at the Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum levels. This year’s honorees represent businesses large and small, universities, supermarkets, chambers of commerce and municipalities.

logo NJ Smart Workplaces TransOptionsHonorees were chosen by the Transportation Management Association that serves all of northwest New Jersey with programs including teen and senior driving, bicycle and pedestrian safety, Safe Routes to School, New Jersey Smart Workplaces, Street Smart NJ and STEM-aligned (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) learning.

“Congratulations to all of the award winners for their excellent efforts in offering alternative and sustainable transportation options, which can benefit our traffic flow, the environment and the quality of life for their employees and all county residents,” said Morris County Freeholder Kathy DeFillippo, who is liaison to the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority. Also, thank you to TransOptions for bringing this all together.

The following employers received 2019 recognition:

Platinum-level New Jersey Smart Workplaces: 3M, AAA, Allergan, Arconic , Atlantic Health System: Atlantic Rehab, Chilton Medical Center, Atlantic Health System Corporate, Hackettstown Medical Center, Morristown Medical Center, Newton Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center, BASF, Bayer HealthCare, Crum & Forster, Cycle Craft, Drew University, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Fiserv Inc., and GlaxoSmithKline.

Also honored were Maersk Services USA, Inc., Marty’s Reliable Cycle, MetLife Investments, NECA, Pershing LLC, Picatinny Arsenal, Realogy Holdings Corp., REI East Hanover NJ, ShopRite of Greater Morristown, Summit Medical Group, Thorlabs Inc., Tiffany & Co. Parsippany, Tiffany & Co. Whippany, TransOptions, and Wyndham Hotels and Resorts.

Gold-level New Jersey Smart Workplaces: Borough of New Providence, Coronet, Inc., County College of Morris, County of Morris, KYOCERA Document Solutions America, Inc., Town of Boonton, Township of Hanover, Town of Morristown and Town of Newton.

Silver-level New Jersey Smart Workplaces: Borough of Chatham, Borough of Madison, Borough of Morris Plains, Madison Area YMCA, State Shuttle, The Casey Group, Yukon Graphics Bronze-level New Jersey Smart Workplaces: Morris County Chamber of Commerce, Sussex County Chamber of Commerce, Town of Dover.

Outstanding Accomplishments: TransOptions also honored individuals, businesses and municipal representatives for significant transportation, mobility and safety efforts:

· Art Ondish Volunteer Excellence Award: Mr. Ronald Fontana

· Outstanding Elected Official: Councilman Erik DeLine, Borough of Pompton Lakes

· Government Official of the Year: Division of Community and Youth Services, Christine Florio, Sussex County

· Safety Champion: Sgt. Brian LaBarre, Morristown Bureau of Police

· Outstanding Educator: Ms. Jennifer Carcich, Unity Charter School, Morristown

· Supporter of the Year: Arconic, Dover

· Employer of the Year: Morristown Medical Center (Atlantic Health System)

· Media Champion: TAPinto

For more about TransOptions: transoptions.org

Learn more about New Jersey Smart Workplaces

TransOptions delivers programs and services that improve mobility, the environment and overall quality of life in northwestern New Jersey by providing commute options such as carpooling, vanpooling, mass transit, biking and walking and related safety programs.