Wake County

Kim Johnson at Golden Modes 2017

The Wake County program aims to increase awareness about available travel options to those working and living in Wake County along with the education to facilitate their utilization. We promote riding the bus, biking, walking, carpooling, vanpooling, teleworking, just not driving alone.

The program serves all 12 municipalities in Wake County to assist organizations in offering the best commute options for their employees or tenants. Whether it’s signing commuters up for the Free Emergency Ride Home program, finding the most convenient transit route, designing a hybrid work policy or telework program, or rideshare matching for a carpool buddy, all of the consulting and supporting materials are grant funded with no fees*.

Our program supports employers, property managers, and community organizations to revamp or create commuter programming. Let’s create strong commuter programming for your organization together. The Wake County program will work with your organization and help to tailor a program to:

  • Attract and retain workers
  • Hybrid workplace policy resources
  • Minimize payroll taxes and realize organizational savings
  • Reduce carbon footprint and meet sustainability goals
  • Support work-life balance

To get started or for more information contact:

*All program offerings are grant funded and offered at no charge with the exception of actual travel fees. For example, bike-share membership fees, transit passes, vanpool fares, etc.

City of Raleigh

According to Forbes magazine, Raleigh is the fourth fastest growing city in the United States. Transportation demand management is an effective tool to manage this increase in workers commuting while not having a corresponding growth in road infrastructure and parking. Commuters to Raleigh may take advantage of vanpooling, carpooling, taking transit, bicycling or walking to work as alternatives to driving alone.

CommuteSmart Consultants provides commuter assistance through their employers. Transportation Alternatives to driving alone save money and reduce stress for employees.  Employers who provide commuter benefits for their workforce gain several advantages for their company. Providing commuter benefits can help your company by:

  • Attracting and retaining workers
  • Minimizing payroll taxes
  • Enhancing customer access to services and goods
  • Expanding service hours
  • Reducing air pollution and conserving energy
  • Demonstrating company support of work-life balance
  • Helping public transit
  • Developing your corporate reputation as an environmentally and worker-friendly company

For more information about free employer services through CommuteSmart Raleigh contact: