Take Advantage of SmartBenefits

A free commuter benefits program

SmartBenefits® is a fee-free way for employers to allow employees to commute tax free in DC, Northern Virginia and Southern Maryland.

Top Three Reasons for Employers to Offer SmartBenefits

Recruit icon 1. Recruit, Retain and Motivate Letting employees commute tax free with SmartBenefits can help make you a preferred employer.  SmartBenefits can be used anywhere a Smartrip® card is accepted as well as on MARC, VRE, MTA Commuter Bus, MetroAccess and many vanpools.
Comply blue icon 2. Comply with DC Law DC employers with 20+ employees can use SmartBenefits to comply with DC's commuter benefits law and avoid fines (see Section 3302).
No fees icon 3. No fees to participate! New self-service features! Every SmartBenefits dollar goes directly to your employees.  And with our new self-service features that allow employees to manage their benefits from their SmarTrip account, SmartBenefits is easy to administer.

Get Started

Ready to open a SmartBenefits® employer account? Submit an application and an account representative will get in touch with you. Remember, Metro does not charge a fee to participate in SmartBenefits®, so there's no risk to apply.

Employees may participate only after their employer has enrolled in SmartBenefits®.

Have questions? Your organization can learn more here, email our account team or call us at 202-962-2784.

Existing SmartBenefits Employers and Employees:  Need support?  Click here.