Workplace Services

Smart Commute offers customized programming to organizations to encourage employees to switch from driving alone to taking more sustainable forms of transportation such as walking, cycling, transit, carpooling, and promotes teleworking arrangements. Services offered can include the list below. Please contact your local Smart Commute office for more details (See About > Our Service Area).

  • Program consultation with workplaces can develop a plan that meets the needs of the organization and employees
  • Customized action plans to encourage employees to explore sustainable travel options
  • Tools to facilitate change including:
    • Exclusive carpool ride-matching programs
    • Emergency Ride Home programs
    • Discounted transit incentive programs
    • Telework/remote work programs and flexible work arrangements
    • Walking and cycling programs
    • Campaigns, events and promotions
    • Relocation commute planning to assist employers moving operations and promote employee commute options at the new location
    • Customized feasibility and case studies

Workplace Designation Program

The Workplace Designation program recognizes Smart Commute workplaces for their commitment to promoting and supporting sustainable travel options.

Smart Commute workplaces can qualify for one of four designation levels, determined based on the efforts to implement initiatives that promote alternatives to driving alone (such as walking, cycling, transit, carpooling and teleworking), as well as how well organizations engage commuters on a regular basis.

The designations are:

  • Smart Commute Bronze Workplace
  • Smart Commute Silver Workplace
  • Smart Commute Gold Workplace
  • Smart Commute Platinum Workplace