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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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Honda Canada – First Auto Manufacturer to Join Smart Commute

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

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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Smart Commute Week 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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