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Smart Commute in transit

Smart Commute in Transit

December 16, 2014

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 numbers

Smart Commute Week – by the numbers!

October 30, 2014

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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group shot of Honda Canada employees standing in a row, in the parking lot with Honda tent

Honda Canada – First Auto Manufacturer to Join Smart Commute

October 9, 2014

Honda Canada joined the Smart Commute program because it aligns with their core values and 2020 Vision. A key aspect of this vision is to reduce the environmental impact of business operations. The recent launch of a carpool program at their head office campus in Markham, Ontario is one step towards this goal. Considering that […]

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Smart Commute tool shown on smart phone screen

Frustrated with your commute? There’s a tool for that!

September 17, 2014

New online tool for smart commuters Gridlock, wasted time and poor air quality all point to a problem commuters face daily in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA). To the rescue comes a new online tool developed by Smart Commute that is aimed at steering people away from drive-alone trips by helping them explore […]

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two commuters, one walking and one cycling

Smart Commute Week 2014

September 11, 2014

Refresh your A to B during Smart Commute Week Just getting to work can be, well, work. Even though the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA) has been described as one of the best places to live in the country, it is still one of the most congested! The average round-trip commute time is 82 […]

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Metrolinx’s Smart Commute Program Recognizes Leaders in Sustainable Commuting

Metrolinx’s Smart Commute Program Recognizes Leaders in Sustainable Commuting

August 22, 2014

Metrolinx’s Smart Commute Program Recognizes Leaders in Sustainable Commuting Nov 22, 2013 – Metrolinx honoured 11 employers from across the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area that have demonstrated success in supporting sustainable commuting at the Smart Commute Awards last night. The seventh annual Smart Commute Awards recognize achievements in reducing the number of single occupancy vehicles on […]

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Smart Commute Week

Smart Commute Week

August 16, 2014

There’s more than one way to beat traffic Discover your commuting options During our annual Smart Commute Week we encourage solo drivers to discover more sustainable commuting options such as transit, walking, biking, teleworking and carpooling. Smart Commute Week 2013 The third annual Smart Commute Week campaign has wrapped up and the results are in. Close […]

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