Bellevue, WA (January 18, 2017) – Navia Benefit Solutions, Inc., a premiere third-party administrator, today announced an expanded partnership with Uber to allow uberPOOL as an eligible expense under the GoNavia Commuter Platform, Navia’s proprietary commuter benefits solution. Effective immediately, Navia participants can add the Navia Benefits debit card as a source of payment under their Uber profile to pay for uberPOOL rides.
“Partnering with Uber strengthens our GoNavia platform by giving employees a viable solution to the first-mile/last-mile problem with mass transit. This is a game changer for mass transit and we’re glad to be on the forefront.” said Darab Sarbandi, Partner at Navia. “Adding uberPOOL further diversifies the GoNavia platform and gives consumers access to an expanded mass transit network.”
This new partnership allows GoNavia participants to use pre-tax funds to pay for their uberPOOL ride costs, saving up to 40% on their commute. GoNavia participants in over a dozen U.S. cities, including Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Denver, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, New York City, Philadelphia, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, Washington D.C. and throughout the State of New Jersey can take advantage of this new partnership.
For more information about Navia’s partnership with Uber, please visit: https://www.naviabenefits.com/uberpool-partnership/
For more information about the GoNavia Commuter Benefit Program, please visit: https://www.naviabenefits.com/employers/benefits/gonavia-commuter-benefits/
Navia Benefit Solutions was established in 1989 and quickly became one of the premier third-party benefit administrators on the West Coast with a national reach of clients across all 50 states. Navia provides a full suite of benefit administration including Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs), Health Savings Accounts (HSAs), Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs), COBRA, Wellness programs, Commuter benefits, and numerous boutique services.
Navia maintains a refreshing customer service approach to benefits while empowering organizations with the guidance, tools, and wisdom to advocate for the health, well-being, and financial welfare of their employees. For more information about Navia Benefit Solutions, please visit www.naviabenefits.com
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 more than two 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.