WHY SHOULD I COMMUTE SMART?
Share a ride, take the bus, telework, ride your bike or walk to work. You’ll be happier, healthier, and wealthier!
Gas and car maintenance is very expensive. Getting stuck in traffic and driving in bad weather cause stress. And, sustainable commuting options shrink your carbon footprint for a cleaner, greener Seacoast.
Do your part by commuting smart! Even if it’s just one or two days a week.
CommuteSMARTseacoast, a TMA (Transportation Management Association), promotes smart commuting options such as carpooling, taking transit, bicycling, walking, and teleworking.
Any employer in the greater Seacoast region of New Hampshire is welcome to join as a partner. Membership is FREE. Promotional events and materials are available to members, as well as the Emergency Ride Home program (some restrictions apply).
Use our confidential online carpool matching service to find a neighbor who has a similar commute and wants to share the ride.
Our annual June Commuter B2B Challenge is a great way to have fun commuting smart.
Sign up for our quarterly e-newsletter with information on commuter events, contests, workshops on bike safety, and more!
COUNT THE BENEFITS!
HOW MUCH DOES YOUR COMMUTE REALLY COST?
February 11, 2016
COAST, the Seacoast’s transit provider, recently launched the We’re On the Route campaign. This cross marketing program informs COAST riders about businesses located along its bus routes. It also informs current or future customers and employees of participating businesses that the business can be reached easily via public transit. The program is free and simple […]
February 11, 2016
CommuteSMARTseacoast joyfully welcomed Devan Meserve to its advisory board. Meserve, Calypso Communications’ content and social media manager, will assist commuteSMARTseacoast in its efforts to promote sustainable commuting throughout the Seacoast. Meserve was introduced to commuteSMARTseacoast while serving as Calypso’s team captain during last summer’s Commute Smart Seacoast B2B Challenge. “I’m eager to support a dedicated […]
January 29, 2016
This week COAST launched a free, joint marketing program to highlight the convenience of using transit to shop, eat out, or use the services of businesses located along its bus routes. The campaign lets COAST riders know about easily reached businesses. It also informs the business’s customers about using transit to get there. Participating businesses […]
Let’s face it; living in northern New England is not without its driving challenges…snow, black ice, wind, and bitter cold. I will not tempt the snow gods by comparing this winter to last. Oh no. But do consider these six reasons why it makes sense to start a carpool now. 1. Enjoy the comfort of […]
The key to cold weather riding is to dress in layers. Your winter cycling wardrobe should include: Shoe covers also known as booties. Shoe covers come in various weights/thickness and block the wind in cooler temps. In really cold weather you can add toe warmers attaching them to the top of your shoe inside the […]
There are many misconceptions about riding public transportation. But we’re here to set the record straight on some common myths about the public transit industry. Below are some popular myths: 1. People don’t use public transportation anymore. This is false, as national stats are actually on the rise. According to American Public Transportation Association (APTA), […]