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Smart Commute Markham, Richmond Hill Decade in Review

As we approach the end of the decade, Smart Commute Markham, Richmond Hill (SCMRH) reflects on all our successes, achievements and milestones, and looks forward to connecting Markham and Richmond Hill workplace employees with sustainable commute options that meet their needs. In collaboration with employers, local municipalities, and partners, we deliver innovative, cost-efficient Transportation Demand […]

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Thank you for participating in Smart Commute Month!

Thank you to our SCMRH workplaces that participated in Smart Commute Month by completing the annual travel survey or joining our challenge! Please see the infographics below to view a summary of our Smart Commute Month survey and challenge results. Keep up your sustainable commuting after Smart Commute Month! See these helpful resources to plan […]

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Explore your commute options during Smart Commute Month

  During Smart Commute Month (September 9 to October 11), explore your commute options and challenge yourself to make carpooling, public transit, cycling or walking part of your trip to work. If you are an employee at a Smart Commute MRH workplace, click here to take the Smart Commute Month survey and tell us how […]

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5 Must-Have (and Free!) Apps for Commuting Sustainably in York Region

If you’re looking to get to work sustainably, your smartphone is a powerful tool – especially if you live or work in York Region. Here are a few apps in particular that we at Smart Commute Markham, Richmond Hill (SCMRH) think you should check out to help you in commuting sustainably. Commute Tracker Available on: […]

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Riding Transit With Smart Commute Markham, Richmond Hill

Riding Transit With Smart Commute Markham, Richmond Hill Thinking about taking transit but not sure where to start? You’ve come to the right place! Taking transit allows you to save money, enhance your personal opportunities and avoid the stress of driving through traffic congestion. Follow the guiding steps below on everything you need to know […]

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The Inside Scoop on Flexible Work Arrangements

RICHMOND HILL, ON – You may have heard the term “flexible work arrangements” before. But what are they, how can they benefit my employees and my business, and how can I implement them at my workplace? Flexible work arrangements refer to a combination of strategies that your business can use to give your employees flexibility […]

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Reta Lew: The Benefits of Teleworking

Reta Lew: The Benefits of Teleworking By: Samantha Maurice For Reta Lew, family and extra-curricular activities are a first priority, which was her motivation to begin teleworking in September 2017.   With new advancements in telecommunications and computer technology, the ability to work from home has become a reality. Gone are the days where hardworking […]

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Deanna Fletcher: Her Multi-Modal Motivation

Deanna Fletcher: Her Multi-Modal Motivation By: Samantha Maurice When Deanna Fletcher began her commuting journey, she never knew how a few simple changes would impact her life. As an employee at WSP Canada, Deanna has commuted to work and around York Region by transit and walking for over 40 years. Since choosing to incorporate transit […]

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Active Transportation Expo

Smart Commute Markham, Richmond Hill (SCMRH) and the City of Markham would like to thank everyone who attended the 2nd annual Active Transportation Expo on Friday, June 8 at the Markham Civic Centre. Over 90 people attended the expo, with 79 attendees participating in walking, cycling and public transit tours. These tours featured the newly implemented infrastructure in Markham, such […]

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Carpool Week 2018

Save money, time, and bypass traffic by carpooling! Carpool Week is February 5-11! During Carpool Week, Smart Commute Markham, Richmond Hill (SCMRH) encourages workplace employees to find their carpool match and log their carpool trips on the Smart Commute Online Tool for a chance to win a $500 travel voucher courtesy of VIA Rail and […]

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