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Working from Home

43% of Canadians would quit their job to work for an employer that allows telework. Employees are also willing to give back 50% of their commute time to working. Marci Bordignon, Desjardins,, gives us the scoop on working from home full-time. Read it now

 

Going Car-Free

After years of driving alone,  witnessing a fatal accident prompted Jeff Lamb to give up his car. Read his story

 

 

Power Your Commute

Are steep hills and long distances getting in the way of biking to work? Todd Kyle, Newmarket Public Library CEO, got some help and has been biking to work regularly ever since. Read it here

 

 

Bike to Work Day Success!

This year’s Bike to Work Day event was our biggest yet! Read all about it

 

 

Carpooling – More than Money in your Wallet

Two Bill Gosling employees have a happier commute AND save money. Read it here

 

 

On the Trail with Tracy

Tracy is the Business Development Officer at the Newmarket Chamber of Commerce and loves walking to work!

Read her story

 

Commuting Combinations

How one York Region employee stopped driving all together and is happier for it.

Read Corey’s inspiring story

 

OHM Sport BridgeE-Bikes – 4 Myths Debunked

Always wanted to cycle to work? An e-bike might be the solution for you!
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Drive alone? N0t if she can help it

This York Region District School Board employee travels a variety of different ways to work, but driving alone is not one of them. Read her story

 

TwLake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority (LSRCA) presented with the York Region Smart Commute Employer of the Year Award L-R: Rob Chaggares (SCCY Advisory Board Chair); Debra Scott (Pres. & CEO, Newmarket Chamber of Commerce); Andrea Stephenson (SCCY); Pat Lusink (SCCY); Ken Cheney (LSRCA); David Lembcke (LSRCA), Marianne Maertens (LSRCA) and Shauna Fernandes (LSRCA)o Newmarket Businesses Honoured at the Smart Commute Awards

Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority and Southlake Regional Health Centre both received top honours at the 10th annual Smart Commute Awards. Check it out

 

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Dashing through snow… on a bike!

Ever wanted to try winter cycling? Check out this article for some helpful tips and tricks. Read more

 

 

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Over 200 cyclists attended our 10th Anniversary celebrations at Riverwalk Commons.  Read the story

 

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 Is your Business Bike Friendly?

Summer is here and many people are hopping on their bikes to get around. How bike friendly is your workplace and why is it important? Get the full story

 

 

 


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Big News for member businesses

Find out how two Smart Commute member businesses encouraging more cycling at their workplaces.

 

 

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Two Town of Newmarket employees changed up their commute during the Pan Am Games and loved it so much they decided to stick with it! Read their story.

 

 

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Need some inspiration?  Meet three extraordinary Southlake Regional Health Centre employees who stay healthy and save money by commuting car-free.  Read more.

 

The Southlake Story

Find out how Southlake Regional Health Centre partnered with Smart Commute to help solve their parking issues.  Read more.

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