Benefits of using alternative modes of travel

The use of alternative modes of transportation – carpooling, vanpooling, transit, biking, walking – has many benefits for employees, employers and the communities in the region.

Benefits to Employees

  • Cost savings from less money spent on fuel, insurance and vehicle maintenance, plus employer subsidy if offered
  • Reduced stress from not having to drive or drive alone
  • Healthier lifestyle by using active modes of transportation
  • Connecting with others who share the ride

Benefits to Employers

  • Higher productivity and cost savings due to employees who arrive at work less stressed
  • Higher retention rate due to alternative mode subsidy support for more reliable transportation
  • TRP Employer Recognition for meeting annual employee survey goals
  • Travel Reduction Benefits
  • Promote Healthier Workforce

Benefits to the Community

  • Reduced congestion
  • Reduced vehicle emissions/improved air quality
  • Collaboration between public and private partners

Learn more about the specific Alternate Modes of Travel in the region.