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Smart Commute Week 2015

Smart Commute Week: Sept 21 to 27 Going places? Smart Commute is here to help! We are fortunate here in the Greater Toronto Hamilton Area (GTHA) to have so many transportation options at our disposal. From trains and buses to bicycle paths and carpool lanes, the GTHA has a growing network of travel options and […]

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Cogeco Cable Canada gets Games ready

With the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games right around the corner, one Burlington company is already well prepared with strategies to ensure that their business is not adversely affected. Cogeco Cable Canada, a telecommunications company that specializes in telephone, internet and cable television, is based in Montreal and has a large regional office in […]

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Top 5 reasons to try carpooling

For the eighth year, Smart Commute presents Carpool Week! This campaign, held from April 20 to 26, encourages people to share the ride – and celebrates those who already do! Check out the top 5 reasons to try carpooling: Save $$ Two people, sharing a 50km (return) commute five days a week will each save […]

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Take ‘charge’ of your commute

Transportation accounts for approximately 25 per cent of Canada’s greenhouse gas emissions, and some of the biggest culprits are cars and trucks. Fortunately, more and more Canadians are becoming ‘electri-curious’ – and many Smart Commute members are getting an inside look at just why electric vehicles may be the wave of the future. Recently, one […]

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Dashing Through the Snow

It may be cold outside, but that’s no excuse to hibernate! We checked in with Smart Commute’s resident year-round cyclist, Katie Wittmann, for her top tips for winter cycling: Layer, layer, layer! For my hands, I’ve found the best combination is a thin wool liner glove with windproof mittens on top. You won’t have as […]

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Smart Commute in Transit

Here at Smart Commute, we like to think of ourselves as sustainable transportation aficionados. We love working with workplaces in the GTHA to share our knowledge about commuting options, like public transit, carpooling, cycling, walking, teleworking and more. So when there’s something innovative happening in the transportation world to help make getting from A to […]

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Smart Commute Week – by the numbers!

It takes Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA) residents an average of 82 minutes a day to commute from home to work. Considering that 70 per cent of commuters in Toronto, for instance, travel to work by car, it’s no wonder that we are plagued by traffic congestion. During Smart Commute Week GTHA residents were […]

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