Having trouble arranging a carpool? Plug your zip code into Carpool Connect to find someone who wants to commute with you.
Looking to share a ride over a longer distance? Try www.eRideShare.com for cross-country and local listings.
Need mass transit options in your community or region? Start with your municipal government or metropolitan transit authority. By the way, some employers subsidize their employees' use of mass transit with programs like Washington , D.C. 's MetroChek. MetroChek is a farecard voucher system provided as an employee benefit by more than 2500 public and private employers in the Washington , D.C. metropolitan area, including the federal government. The MetroChek farecards are accepted by more than 100 bus, rail and vanpool commuter services in the region. Employees are not taxed for the value of the MetroCheks they receive, while employers can deduct the cost of providing the program as a business expense.
Flex cars and Zip cars make it easy for drivers to borrow a vehicle when they need one in lieu of owning their own. For the price of a membership, drivers get access to vehicles that are located near subway stations or bus stops. They also get insurance, gas, and often guaranteed parking places.
More and more employers are encouraging their employees to bicycle to work. You can learn about the options at www.biketowork.comNeed tips on how to set up a bicycle commute? Look no farther than the Bicycle Source.