Halton Region is the longest serving Smart Commute Halton member. Since 2005, Halton Region has implemented a robust carpool parking program, installed secure bike parking and has provided its employees with a corporate transit pass. All these efforts have started to make a difference in employee commuting habits.
City of Burlington
A long time member of Smart Commute, the City of Burlington has implemented several progressive initiatives to encourage sustainable transportation. Since joining the program, the City has installed sheltered bike lockers, bike wall racks and a discount transit pass to any employee who gives up their parking space. They are also a proud partner of this year’s Bike to Work Day and held 2 successful cycling workshops this past fall.
Town of Halton Hills
Since joining Smart Commute in April 2011, Halton Hills has made a true impact within the program. In its inaugural year, the Town won the Smart Commute Halton Employer of the Year Award 2011 for dedication to the program, as well as, to sustainability. The Town has installed secure bike parking and is currently developing an innovative employee bike share program. This year, they also extended the Smart Commute program to other Town buildings, including the Acton Library, fire hall and community centre.
Town of Milton
Town of Oakville
As a past Smart Commute Halton Champion of the Year recipient, the Town of Oakville has been a leader in sustainable commuting options for years. The Town offers their employees a discount on their transit passes and upfront parking for carpoolers. The Town of Oakville has also delivered years of successful Clean Air Commute campaigns.
As a member of the Smart Commute Halton program since 2010, Morguard investments has made a positive impact on commuter behaviour change as a property manager. Earlier this year, they took their commitment one step further and installed 3 preferential carpool parking spots at the main entrance of their buildings.
DeGroote School of Business
State Farm has been a member of Smart Commute Halton since April 2010. Since their launch, employees have embraced the program. State Farm dedicates a great deal of effort to providing sustainable transportation solutions for all their employees, promoting environmental awareness, and helping to reduce the company’s carbon footprint. Their lastest outreach event proved to be successful with 30 current Carpool Zone users and 6 active carpools!
Like their suitability logo states: “Making a true difference”, Tim Hortons’ employees have done just that. Since joining the Smart Commute program in September 2011, their carpool program has taken off. With carpool parking at each of their head office buildings, Tim Hortons has seen their employees positively embrace Carpool Zone. Tim Hortons was recognized at this year's Smart Commute Awards as the Halton Region Employer of the Year!
The leading manufacturer of stone fibre insulation, Roxul is a household name within the Milton community. Since their first meeting with our Smart Commute team, Roxul has been an incredible supporter of the program. A great indication of this was the overwhelming participation in their start up survey – achieving one of the highest survey response rates last year.
In the past year, L3 wescam has truly embraced the Smart Commute program. Immediately following their program launch event, 9 carpools were created between their two Burlington locations. Since then, they have hosted lunch and learns, additional outreach events, and are currently working with Smart Commute to continue to improve sustainable transportation services on site.
Burlington Chamber of Commerce
St. Mildred's-Lightbourn School