CommuteSMART Seacoast is a Transportation Management Association (TMA) that works with employers to ease commuting challenges and reduce traffic congestion and air pollution. We promote carpooling/vanpooling, transit, bus, biking or walking to work, and teleworking.
Membership is free and open to any employer in the greater Seacoast region of New Hampshire. Download a membership application and join today to enhance your reputation as an environmentally and worker friendly employer!
Enjoy the cost savings
- Your employees are not stuck in traffic and stressed out. Instead they are at work and improving your bottom line.
- Reduced payroll taxes and commuting costs put money in your employees’ pockets.
- Increased productivity (which translates into real cost savings)
- IRS regulations allow you to reduce your payroll expenses and allow your employees to use pre-tax dollars to purchase transit or vanpool fare media.
Enjoy the benefits
- Decreased absenteeism
- Improved employee morale and well-being
- Improved employee retention
- Enhanced recruitment with a larger applicant pool (people like having commuting options)
- Increased environmental stewardship by reducing traffic congestion and air pollution
- Improved physical health from bicycling or walking
CommuteSMART Seacoast’s free services:
- Confidential, no obligation online carpool and vanpool matching service for employees
- On-site promotional events and materials about carpooling, bicycling/walking, transit, and teleworking
- Personal commute planning – face-to-face, phone or email consultation to help an employee find commute options
- Surveying and analyzing employee transportation patterns and needs
- Emergency Ride Home Program – registered commuters are eligible to receive reimbursement for up to 6 taxi or Uber rides a year if an emergency occurs during work or a carpool driver has an emergency
- Quarterly e-newsletter
- Regional commuter events and contests (e.g. “B2B”, “Conquer the Cold”)
- Workshops (e.g. bike safety, bike maintenance)
- Advocating on regional transportation issues
- Roundtables on topics of common concern to members