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!
January 16, 2019
Check out WMUR/ NH Chronicle story on our Conquer the Cold commuter challenge. It features three smart commuters: Anne Poubeau, Meg Rice, and Andy Goodell. Here’s the link.
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. […]
The dangerous ride-hailing and public transportation equivalency Jeff Speck Sunday, January 13, 2019 – 2:06pm Shutterstockbikeworldtravel Excerpted from “Walkable City Rules: 101 rules for making better places,” Jeff Speck (Island Press, 2018). All rights reserved. North America, along with much of the world, has been building and rebuilding its cities and towns quite badly for more than […]
Electric buses push forward worldwide. More than 385,000 fully electric buses are in use around the world, CityLab reported earlier this year. China is the clear leader in the electric bus game, with 99 percent of the world’s battery-powered buses, according to a 2018 report from Bloomberg New Energy Finance. But the trend is beginning […]
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 […]