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Commuter Benefit Solutions Offers Pre-Tax Benefit for uberPOOL

Press Release from Edenred Commuter Benefit Solutions

Commuter Benefit Solutions Offers Pre-Tax Benefit
for uberPOOL

Employees can now use their Commuter Check Prepaid Mastercard ® to pay for uberPOOL

Boston, January 19, 2017 – Commuter Benefit Solutions, a leading provider of pre-tax commuter benefits announces a new addition to our commuter benefits program.  We have recently partnered with Uber to offer a solution that will allow employees to pay for uberPOOL rides with their Commuter Check Prepaid Mastercard.

Beginning immediately, employees can use their Commuter Benefit to pay for uberPOOL rides to commute to and from work.  As always, Commuter Benefit Solutions strives to bring convenient and affordable commuting options to employees that participate in the program.

Currently, UberPOOL is available in parts of Atlanta, Boston, Denver, Los Angeles, Miami, New Jersey, New York City, Philadelphia, Chicago, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle and Washington DC.

“We are excited to be able to continue to add convenient services like uberPOOL to our product offering, as relationships such as this further enriches our robust program, offering even more savings and convenience to our customers”, said Meltem Korkmazel, Chief Operating Officer.

For more information on Commuter Benefit Solutions, please visit our website at http://commuterbenefits.com/employers/how-it-works/

The Commuter Check Prepaid Mastercard may only be used for qualified commuter benefit purchases in accordance with IRS Tax Code 132(f). No cash or ATM access. This card may not be used everywhere Debit Mastercard is accepted.

The Commuter Check Prepaid Mastercard is issued by The Bancorp Bank pursuant to license by Mastercard International Incorporated. The Bancorp Bank; Member FDIC. Mastercard is a registered trademark of Mastercard International Incorporated.

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About Uber

Uber’s mission is to make transportation as reliable as running water—everywhere, for everyone. We started in 2010 to solve a simple problem: how do you get a ride at the touch of a button? Six years and over a billion trips later, we’ve started tackling an even greater challenge: reducing congestion and pollution in our cities by getting more people into fewer cars.

About Commuter Benefit Solutions, by Edenred

Edenred Commuter Benefit Solutions is the nation’s only comprehensive commuter benefit solutions provider and number one resource for commuter savings. Since 1985, Edenred has served Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies, top third party benefit administrators and the nation’s largest metropolitan area transit authorities. With its premier solution offerings; Commuter Check, a nationwide commuter benefits program for employers; and WiredCommute, a private label program for third party administrators, Edenred is able to provide a one-stop total solution experience. Edenred’s mission is to make tax-free commuter benefits a staple in employee benefits packages nationwide.

About Edenred

Edenred, which invented the Ticket Restaurant ® meal voucher and is the world leader in prepaid corporate services, designs and manages solutions that improve the efficiency of organizations and purchasing power to individuals.

By ensuring that allocated funds are used specifically as intended, these solutions enable companies to more effectively manage their:

·           Employee benefits (Ticket Restaurant ® , Ticket Alimentación, Ticket CESU, Childcare Vouchers, etc.)

·           Expense management process (Ticket Car, Ticket Clean Way, Repom, etc.)

·           Incentive and rewards programs (Ticket Compliments, Ticket Kadéos, etc.)

The Group also supports public institutions in managing their social programs.

Listed on the Euronext Paris stock exchange, Edenred operates in 42 countries, with more than 6,000 employees, nearly 660,000 companies and public sector clients, 1.4 million affiliated merchants and 41 million beneficiaries. In 2014, total issue volume amounted to €17.7 billion, of which almost 60% was generated in emerging markets.

Ticket Restaurant ® and all other tradenames of Edenred products and services are registered trademarks of Edenred SA.

Contact(s )-  M e dia r e l a tions  

Kerrie LePage , Media Relations - Phon e :857-228-1422– kerrie.lepage@commuterbenefits.com

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