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!
Do your part by commuting smart! Even if it’s just one or two days a week.
CommuteSMART Seacoast is a free program that helps commuters find the best way to get to work or school.
Any Seacoast NH employer is welcome to join at no cost. Members can access promotional events and materials, as well as the Emergency Ride Home Program.
Our three commuter challenges offer a fun way to earn prizes by commuting smart:
- Commute Smart B2B Challenge, May 1-31
- Dump the Pump, June 1 – August 31
- Conquer the Cold, Nov. 1 – Jan. 31
Sign up for our quarterly e-newsletter with information on commuter events, contests, workshops on biking, and more!
December 4, 2018
We’re one month into “Conquer the Cold”, our three-month winter challenge for active transportation (walking, biking or taking the bus). Currently the 104 participants have saved over 14,700 drive-alone miles and 6.7 tons of CO2. This challenge recognizes the special effort and hardship that active transportation commuters often face. Especially with this November’s unseasonably cold […]
November 19, 2018
Nineteen Seacoast companies were celebrated by CommuteSMART Seacoast for their efforts in supporting and promoting sustainable commuting for their employees over the previous year. CommuteSMART Seacoast, the regional Transportation Management Association, partners with area employers to help them educate and encourage their employees about commuting options such as taking transit, carpooling, bicycling, walking or teleworking. […]
November 15, 2018
“I’ve met some interesting and like-minded people riding the bus.”
So who ARE these folks embracing wind, rain, snow, and freezing temperature to ride to work in the winter?! Here are the stories of five bicyclists who enjoy their cold weather commutes. David Brown, 31, works as a test engineer at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard and bikes year-round because the traffic at the shipyard can […]
Home: Portsmouth Occupation: On the marketing team at Pax World, a sustainable investing firm Why do you commute smart? I really enjoy the 15 minute walk – rain, sun,or snow. It’s great exercise and “me” time to prepare for the day and decompress at the end. I like making a small contribution to sustainable […]
By Sarah Cushman Years ago, carpooling was far more commonplace than it is today, both in Maine and around the country. Until the 1950s, most American families owned just one car – or none at all. In Maine – the most rural state in the country, according the 2010 U.S. Census – it often took […]