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.
LOG YOUR COMMUTE USING THE TRIP LOGGER!
Each day you choose to commute by a means other than driving alone you save yourself a lot of money. And, you are doing something for the environment! Use your trip logger to keep track of how you get to and from work each day, and see the savings pile up!
January 23, 2015
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