One of the main reasons people are hesitant to try alternative commute options is the fear of becoming stranded at work or being unable to get home or to a loved one in the event of an emergency. The Emergency Ride Home program takes the fear out of leaving your car at home. Read more about the guidelines.
CommuteSMARTseacoast’s Emergency Ride Home (ERH) is your safety net if an emergency arises during work. Registered commuters who use a carpool, vanpool, bus, train, bicycle, or walk to work are eligible. All you need to do is take a taxi, or rental car and submit your receipt and Request for Reimbursement form
You are eligible if you:
1. Work for an employer who is a member (membership is free)
2. Are enrolled in the commuteSMARTseacoast rideshare database.
3. Commuted to work by carpool, vanpool, bus, train, bicycle, or walking on the day of the emergency
Please note the following do not qualify as emergencies:
You may submit up to six (6) requests per 12 month period, no more than two (2) in any month, for a maximum reimbursement of $90 per occurrence.