What’s Included?

Membership is free and open to all Durham Region-area employers with more than 50 employees. Employer members will receive access to a range of services designed to promote sustainable transportation choices.

Employee Commuter Survey

Smart Commute Durham will conduct a confidential employee transportation survey to assess your workplace’s current commuting patterns and determine viable transportation choices for your staff. The survey provides a baseline measure of current commuter traffic patterns and modes of transportation used.

Carpool Ridematching

The Smart Commute ride-matching tool allows employers to arrange for a dedicated service allowing their employees to search for potential carpool partners among colleagues only.

Emergency Ride Home

Smart Commute Durham offers an emergency ride home assurance (up to $75 per trip) for carpool or public transit passengers who need to get home quickly and conveniently in case of an emergency or unexpected overtime.

Special Events

A range of campaigns, contests and giveaways throughout the year.

Communications Support

A suite of marketing and promotional material to encourage sustainable transportation choices; including support with your internal communications and policy development.

Workplace Recognition

The Smart Commute Awards were introduced in 2007 to officially recognize employer members or partners who have put forth exceptional effort in implementing Smart Commute programs. The Awards recognize outstanding commitment, leadership, innovation and results.