Sustainable Commuting with SmartCommute Markham, Richmond Hill

Oftentimes in Markham and Richmond Hill, commuting can often be a source of stress and
environmental strain. However, there’s a solution at hand SmartCommute Markham, Richmond
Hill (SCMRH). Our program is dedicated to promoting sustainable transportation options and
reducing commute impacts for individuals and workplaces alike. Learn more about how we can
help HERE. Central to our efforts is the app, a powerful tool designed to
simplify and enhance the commuting experience while prioritizing sustainability. Let’s delve into
how SmartCommute is revolutionizing the way we commute.

Emergency Ride Program
Employees of Smart Commute Markham, Richmond Hill member workplaces may qualify for
up to $75 reimbursement for emergency transportation costs if they have an unforeseen
emergency on a day they use sustainable commuting methods, such as transit, carpooling, or
cycling. Reimbursement claims must be submitted within 2 months of the ride and within the
same calendar year, providing details including the reason for the emergency, type of
transportation used, and original receipts. Emergency Ride home program

Exploring Sustainable Commute Options:
The journey towards sustainable commuting begins with exploration. Many commuters are
unaware of the diverse range of eco-friendly transportation alternatives available to them. At
Smart commute, we encourage individuals to explore these options through our platform. From
cycling and walking to carpooling and public transit, there’s a sustainable solution to suit every
lifestyle and preference.

Tips for Reducing Commute Impact:
Reducing commute impact is essential for minimizing environmental footprint and improving
overall well-being. Here are some tips and strategies to help commuters achieve this:
● Plan Efficient Routes: Utilize the app to plan the most efficient routes,
minimizing travel time and emissions.
● Consider Alternative Modes: Explore alternative modes of transportation such as cycling,
walking, or taking public transit whenever feasible.
● Carpooling: Join a carpooling network through to share rides with
others, lowering your commute costs and emissions.
● Flexible Work Arrangements: Advocate for flexible work arrangements, such as
telecommuting, compressed work week or flexible hours, to reduce the need for daily
Find more sustainable tips Here

Customized Commuter Programs for Workplaces:
The Smart Commute program is customized to meet the needs of the community and your
organizations to reduce congestion and act on climate change. Smart Commute helps businesses
and the community improve their employees’ commutes by providing the support, resources and
incentives to boost cycling, walking, carpooling and transit ridership. That’s why we offer
customized commuter programs tailored to the unique needs of each organization.
Learn more about what we offer for employers here. Check out our Workplace Program Service
options and our Workplace Transportation Demand Management (TDM) case studies from our
existing SCMRH member workplace.

The App:
The app, is an innovative tool designed to simplify the commuting
experience. is a true travel alternatives portal that allows users to quickly
obtain information on a variety of ways to commute from point A to point B. It is more than
simply a carpool matching forum. In addition to carpool partner matches, bike, walking, and
transit buddy matching possibilities. You can log travels and earn incentives in addition to
exploring your travel alternatives.

Users can discover regular carpool partners or one-time single-trip carpool matches on Based on scheduling and individual preferences, the app’s advanced
matching technology will locate passengers near a driver’s origin, destination, and driving path.
Whether you’re a seasoned commuter or new to the city, provides the
resources and support needed to navigate sustainable transportation options with ease.
The App is available to download on Apple and Android
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