Paul Spreer is the regional project manager for the 511NY Rideshare program for the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) Region 10—Long Island. He manages an employer outreach team that provides commuter assistance to businesses to help reduce traffic congestion. In his first year, rideshare applications increased 88 percent and employer site visits increased 76 percent. Key contributors included a variety of new strategies to increase participation, including surveys and a variety of regional carpool challenges designed to incentivize participation and reporting and raise program awareness.
Mr. Spreer has more than eight years of experience in the mass transit and commuter benefits industries and 20+ years of experience in sales and outreach programs.