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.
July 16, 2015
Women bicyclists! There’s a new blog just for you on the freshly updated SABR website. It has a monthly “She Rides Seacoast Woman Bicyclist” and a “Tips and Tricks on Riding” article. This month’s blog features a profile on Kirsten Howard, a Portsmouth biker commuter and environmental scientist as well as an article on bike […]
June 25, 2015
Check out B2B Commuter Challenge honor roll — 13 participants who commuted sustainably every day for 10 days in a row! Now that’s being smart!
June 23, 2015
A big thank you to all 260 smart commuters from 12 businesses who participated in the B2B Challenge…racking up a total of 935 sustainable round trips! And a special congratulations to winning teams Strafford Regional Planning Commission and Vital Design. Team Strafford Regional Planning Commission won the “Most Sustainable Trips” award. Nine out of 11 […]
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