Delaware Commuting laws & HR compliance analysis

Delaware Commuting: What you need to know

The state of Delaware encourages ridesharing, use of public transit, and biking or walking to commute for conservation and environmental reasons and has enacted several tax incentive measures to stimulate the use of ridesharing programs.
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Delaware state government's bus, train, and intermodal transportation provider, known as the Delaware Authority for Regional Transit (DART), is an operating division of the Delaware Department of Transportation that provides services statewide. Its services include employer-sponsored bus and train tickets and rideshare information, has information and schedules for a variety of public transit companies, and commuting options at or by calling 800-652-3278, option 1.
DART sponsors the Rideshare Delaware program to reduce the number of vehicles on highways and as a resource for commuter programs and benefits, as well as to help commuters to state companies find alternatives to driving alone.
Employee services. Among the free services for employees are confidential carpool and vanpool matching, vanpool formation assistance, bicycle commuting programs, emergency rides homes, and incentive events. For more information, go to and click on Employer Services.
Employer benefits. RideShare Delaware also offers help with calculating and securing transit savings and cost savings for employers, employee surveys, on-site events, vanpool support, and commuter incentives.
Workers’ compensation. Workers participating in a Travelink Traffic Mitigation Act program are not considered to be performing services for the employer or under the control of the employer while commuting to and from work ( DE Code Tit. 19 Sec. ...

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