S1E11 Mark Melnyk explains why The Commuter will save the planet
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This episode we're talking with Mark Melnyk. Mark is the Manager of Transportation Operations for Starbucks and is responsible for delivering programming that meets the evolving needs of their commuter population.

Professional Bio: Mark has over 20 years of experience in the field of TDM, focusing on developing innovative strategies that positively change commute behavior. Before joining Starbucks, Mark worked for Hines on the Amazon account, implementing programs across North America that harmonized transportation benefits with local services. Mark's previous stops also include the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT), where he developed performance targets for large employers, and Swedish Hospital, helping them achieve their regulatory obligations for the first time in 30 years.

Mark is a member of the  Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) Wall of Fame for his trip reduction work with employers. He is currently the Chair of the Association for Commuter Transportation (ACT) Employer Council and a recipient of their 40 under 40 Award.

Read more on: www.commutifi.com/resources/btl-s1e11

The "Between the Lines" Podcast by Commutifi

In 2019, global emissions hit an all-time high and projections put us at a terrifying high line of 3.5 degree temperature rise by the end of the century. But the global pandemic may have been a turning point. New green recovery policies have the potential to decrease our 2030 emissions by 25% and put us on a new line that limits temperature rise to that critical 2 degrees.

But what does the journey Between the Lines look like?

Achieving these goals will require innovative solutions in every sector of our economy, but none may be more challenging and impactful than personal transportation.

We’re bringing you experts, innovators, and interesting people working hard to revolutionize and decarbonize our commutes and daily trips. In each episode, we’ll discuss a different solution and ask our guest why it will save our planet.

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