Commuting Options

May is CommuteInfo Commute Options Awareness Month! Our Commuter Challenge encourages YOU to use transit, vanpool, and carpool services, or try biking/walking for your commuting trips during the week of May 13 – 19, 2019.

Participate in the “CommuteInfo Commuter Challenge 2019” and find a new way to get to work or school AND have a chance to be rewarded for doing so!

Anyone 18+ who works, lives, or goes to school in the SPC 10 county region is encouraged to take the challenge!

Please complete the form below:

Alternate link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2019_Commuter_Challenge

Commuter Challenge Details

Prizes!+-

  • Gift cards (Sheetz, Amazon, TGIFridays, Olive Garden, Applebee’s, Chili’s, Texas Roadhouse, REI, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Dunham’s Sports)
  • Pittsburgh Pirates Tickets
  • Pittsburgh Pirates Bag of Swag
  • Family pass for the Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh
  • Bluetooth Headphones
  • Bicycle from Sweetwater Bicycle Shop
  • Fitbit Versa Smartwatch

Rules+-

Only individuals can register.

Register online using the sign-up form on this page.

Registration kick-off is Monday April 22, 2019, Earth Day. Celebrate Earth Day by making a pledge to use transit, vanpool, and carpool services, or try biking/walking for your commuting trips.

Register by May 13, 2019. No registrations will be accepted after midnight May 12, 2019.

Eligible Commuting Options:

To be included in the RANDOM DRAWING challenge participants must make at least one (1) sustainable commute during the CommuteInfo Commuter Challenge week.

An email will be sent to competitors on May 13 providing a link to log trips for the week May 13-19, 2019.

Competitors must complete the log for all trips made during for the week to be eligible for the random drawing. The deadline to complete the log is Monday, May 20, 2019 at Midnight.

Competitors can be eligible for extra entries into the drawing by submitting daily tracking (up to 5 points) or end of week tracking (1 point), submitting a testimonial (1 point) about the commute, and a photo (1 Point) of the commute. All testimonials (quote/story and photo) need to be submitted by midnight May 20, 2019 to: RCraig@spcregion.org.

Helpful Tips+-

CommuteInfo staff recommends that you take some time learn more about the commuting options before making your decision. Click Here to learn more.

In addition, contact the transit operator, pool driver, riders and/or cyclists to find out:

  • Where will I need to meet the bus/carpool/vanpool?
  • How flexible are the pickup times?
  • What type of vehicle is used?
  • How many riders are there?
  • What costs are shared (Maintenance, Fuel, Parking)?
  • How do I pay for my ride?
  • For biking and walking: What are the best routes for me to bike or walk to my worksite or school?
  • Where can I park my bike?
  • What is the back-up plan in case of an emergency?

Promotional Material Downloads+-

  • Web Banner: png
  • Web Banner2: png
  • Social Media Graphic: png
  • Commuter Challenge Flyer: pdf