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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
  • Emergency Ride Home - 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 scommute@toronto.ca.

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

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: Smart Commute clients can take advantage of a special discounted annual membership until December 31, 2021. For more information, please contact your Smart Commute representative.

Bike Share Toronto offers 24/7 convenient access to 6,850 bikes and 625 stations across 200 square kilometres of the city. Whether you're commuting or exploring the city with friends and family, bike share 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 https://bikesharetoronto.com/.

Explore travel options online at SmartCommute.ca

SmartCommute.ca 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 www.toronto.ca/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: www.toronto.ca/cycling.

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 www.toronto.ca/walking

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: www.ttc.ca.

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 https://www.gotransit.com/.

Smart Commute Community-based Travel Program