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Welcome to Smart Commute Toronto

Smart Commute works with businesses and organizations across the Greater Toronto & Hamilton Area region to help their employees commute to work in sustainable ways. Together, we can reduce congestion, improve air quality, reduce climate change emissions, and improve our daily commutes.

Programs and Services

Smart Commute offers customized programming to encourage employees to make the switch from driving alone to more sustainable forms of transportation such as biking, walking, carpooling, and taking transit.

As a Smart Commute partner, you can take advantage of:

  • Dedicated Smart Commute staff who will work with you to bring Smart Commute programs and services to your workplace
  • Annual campaigns to encourage your employees to explore their commuting options
  • Support for new hybrid work models and your return to office planning, including telework, and work from home programs
  • Virtual and in-person events and workshops for your employees
  • The Emergency Ride Home program - Employees at Smart Commute workplaces who commute in a sustainable way and have an unforeseen emergency, can be reimbursed up to $75 for emergency transportation costs to get home quickly

Join Us!

If you’re an employer or property manager interested in becoming a Smart Commute client, give us a call at 416-397-5746 or email us at

We’d be happy to connect with your team to provide more details and discuss how we could best support your organization.

It's Smart Commute Month

Smart Commute Month encourages people to commute in sustainable ways, such as cycling, walking, transit, carpooling and working from home. Until September 30, log your sustainable commuting trips on the new Smart Commute Tool for a chance to win prizes. For every trip you log, you’ll be entered into a draw to win a $50 gift card (Canadian Tire, MEC or the Bay) or a preloaded PRESTO card. For more information, visit:

Register for a webinar on Wednesday, September 7 from noon to 1 p.m. to learn more about the Smart Commute Month Challenge and the new Smart Commute Tool

My Smart Commute Challenge

The Smart Commute Program by the City of Toronto is challenging residents to adopt a smart commute. To support you, we have created a series of weekly newsletters with curated tips on transit, cycling, carpooling, driving less, walking, and enhancing the remote and hybrid work experience. You’ll learn how to have a COVID-safe, economical, and climate-friendly commute. To participate in this challenge, sign up for one or more of the modes that interest you. Then, tell us which helpful tips you used via #MySmartCommute on Twitter.

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Return to Office Resources

As part of the City of Toronto’s recovery strategy, Toronto's employers can access free Return to Office resources to help with their planning and adoption of hydrid work models. These resources include safe commuting guides for employees, work from home best-practices, employee survey templates and more.

Return to the Office resources.

Special Bike Share Toronto Discount

Special Discount: Bike Share Toronto is offering a corporate discount on annual memberships in support of Toronto’s Return to Office campaign. Companies can enroll for no cost as a corporate partner with Bike Share Toronto to unlock a special discount for employees on annual memberships. Smart Commute Clients are eligible for a 25% discount on annual memberships.

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Bike Share Toronto offers 24/7 convenient access to over 6,800 bikes and more than 620 stations across Toronto. Whether you're commuting or exploring the city with friends and family, Bike Share Toronto is a fun, flexible, and cost-effective way to navigate Toronto. Enjoy unlimited 30- or 45-minute, station-to-station trips while your Bike Share pass is active. Learn more about the system and membership options at

Explore travel options online at is a new Smart Commute tool that can help commuters explore their travel options, connect with others, find cycling and transit mentors, and arrange carpools.

Key features include:

Additional City of Toronto resources

ActiveTO is a City program that helps to ensure people have space to be active and respect physical distancing. Locations are based on a number of factors including population density, equity, access to greenspace, and traffic volumes.

For more information on ActiveTO

Cycling in Toronto is one of the fastest growing transportation modes in Toronto. The City is working to make travel by bike safer and more inviting. Making it easier for people to cycle helps to ease congestion on our streets and on transit, creates a cleaner environment, and promotes health. Learn more about Toronto’s cycling infrastructure, events, and plans:

Walking in Toronto

Whether walking to work, school, or for exercise; Toronto is an exceptionally walkable city full of paths, trails, and hikes. Explore the many options to get around the city on foot at

Toronto Transit Commission (TTC)

With four subway lines, 11 streetcar routes, and more than 140 bus routes the TTC moves thousands of people throughout the Greater Toronto Area every day. To learn more and plan a trip visit:

GO Transit

As the regional public transit service for the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area, GO Transit provides service to downtown Toronto and other nearby urban areas, carrying over 70 million passengers a year. To learn more and plan a trip visit

Smart Commute Community-based Travel Program