WHY SHOULD I COMMUTE SMART?
There are many reasons to share a ride, take the bus, telecommute, ride your bike or walk to work. You’ll be happier, healthier, and wealthier when you choose one of these smart commuting options. Driving in traffic and bad weather, and worries about breakdowns cause stress. Gas and car maintenance is very expensive. Smart commuting is better. And, all the commuteSMARTseacoast options are great 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 carpooling, bicycling, walking, and telecommuting. Comprised of employer members, membership is FREE and open to any employer in the greater Seacoast region of New Hampshire.
CommuteSMARTseacoast has lots of benefits that can help you do your part in commuting smart. A confidential online carpool or vanpool matching service will to help you find people who have a similar commute and want to share the ride. Use the Trip Logger to track your sustainable commutes, and see the savings pile up and your carbon footprint shrink!
Promotional events and materials are available for carpooling, vanpooling, bicycling, walking, telecommuting, and transit. Join the free commuteSMARTclub for the Emergency Ride Home program (some restrictions apply) and quarterly drawings for prizes.
You also get a quarterly e-newsletter, commuter events, contests, workshops on bike safety, bike maintenance and more!
COUNT THE BENEFITS!
HOW MUCH DOES YOUR COMMUTE REALLY COST?
LOG YOUR COMMUTE! WIN PRIZES
For the Emergency Ride Home Program & Prize Drawings!
Want extra benefits from your commute? Join the commuteSMART club – it’s free! When you log your commute by carpool, vanpool, bus, train, bicycling, walking or telecommuting, you’ll be automatically entered into our quarterly raffle for prizes such as gift certificates at local restaurants and stores!
Club members are also eligible for the Emergency Ride Home program (certain restrictions apply). This ensures a ride from work in the event that you or your carpool partner needs to get somewhere in a hurry or work unscheduled overtime.
November 4, 2015
Ladies! Do you know what maintenance you can easily do yourself, what to do before hopping on the saddle, or what to pack in your saddlebag (well, other than phone and food!). Where does one even learn about this stuff?! Search no more! She Rides Seacoast, the group of women bicycling enthusiasts in the […]
September 29, 2015
Team Captains pictured left to right, back row: Buster Miller, Lonza; Lars Anderson, Loftware; Julie Mortlock, LTC Partners, Bruce Alexander, Newmarket International. Front row: Kirsten Howard, NH DES; Patti Boumil, IPSUMM. During the recent Pease B2B Commuter Challenge, 228 Pease Tradeport employees carpooled, bicycled, took the bus, or teleworked. Much thanks to the team captains […]
September 4, 2015
With just a week left to register for the Pease B2B Commuter Challenge, Sept. 14-25, we have eleven companies and 118 commuters registered so far! Welcome back to returning contenders Great Bay Community College, John Hancock, LTC Partners, Loftware, Lonza, Newmarket International, and Pease Development Authority. And a warm welcome to new participants – IPSUMM, […]
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), […]
For commuters who use the Little Bay Bridges, the daily drive is often frustrating, expensive, and unhealthy. And when there’s an accident, it’s infinitely worse. Unfortunately this problem won’t be solved until at least 2020, the projected completion date for the bridge construction project. Consider ten evils of traffic congestion: 1. Stress and frustration from […]