Austin-Based Audio and Voice Semiconductor Company Recognized for Exceptional Employee Commuter Benefits
AUSTIN, Texas - Jan. 31, 2019 - Cirrus Logic, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRUS), an Austin-based semiconductor company, has been named to the 2019 Best Workplaces for Commuters list by the Center for Urban Transportation Research. The annual nationwide list recognizes employers that offer their employees exceptional commuter benefits that meet their National Standard of Excellence criteria. Cirrus Logic is among a select group of U.S. companies recognized for offering commute solution programs to its employees that promote alternative transportation.
“Because of our unique transportation programs, on any given work day up to 20 percent of Cirrus Logic’s Austin-based employees commute to work by some form of alternative transportation,” said Jo-Dee Benson, vice president and chief culture officer, Cirrus Logic. “Being named to the 2019 Best Workplaces for Commuters list reflects our culture of being a great place to work for our employees, while also contributing to solving Austin’s transportation challenges.”
Since moving the company’s corporate headquarters to downtown Austin in 2012, Cirrus Logic has been at the forefront of transportation programs and amenities to make alternative mobility solutions a viable part of its employees’ everyday commute. Cirrus Logic transportation initiatives and employee benefits include:
A private network of Wi-Fi-enabled free employee “park and ride” shuttles: the Cirrus Logic “Orange Line” South Austin shuttle and the Cirrus Logic “Green Line” North Austin shuttle – that provide twice-daily morning and afternoon service; and the Cirrus Logic downtown circular “Blue Line” shuttle that operates each work day, transporting employees between the company’s downtown offices and Capital Metro downtown train station and bus stops.
100 percent employee expense reimbursement for Cap Metro passes, whether bus or train.
Bike lockers, free bi-annual bicycle repair service and locker rooms with showers to promote a bike-friendly commute culture. The company was also a founding sponsor of Austin B-Cycle.
Support for electric vehicles through onsite charging stations.
Promoting a safer, enhanced downtown urban trail network as a major corporate sponsor of the Shoal Creek Conservancy and with financial contributions to the Austin Trail Foundation, for such projects as the Boardwalk installation along Lady Bird Lake and renovations to Vic Mathias Auditorium Shores.
As a member of Movability, Cirrus Logic continues to focus on transportation solutions to help its employees explore alternative commute methods that help reduce traffic congestion while also showcasing the company’s environmental, social and governance efforts.
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Cirrus Logic is a leader in high-performance, low-power ICs for audio and voice signal processing applications. Cirrus Logic’s products span the entire audio signal chain, from capture to playback, providing innovative products for the world’s top smartphones, tablets, digital headsets, wearables and emerging smart home applications. With headquarters in Austin, Texas, Cirrus Logic is recognized globally for its award-winning corporate culture. Check us out at www.cirrus.com.
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