Employer Info

Employers can be leaders in sustainability while boosting employee recruitment and satisfaction by encouraging employees to use alternatives to driving alone to work. Here are 3 things you can do right now:


Design a Program

Weigh the most appropriate commute options and programs for your employees based on their work location and commute pattern.

2 - Offer Incentives

Sonoma County employers can use are a variety of incentives offered by different public and private organizations. Bay Area Commute Tips has the full list. A few highlights are:

  • 511’s Vanpool and carpool incentives can encourage individuals to find matches and ride together.
  • SMART offers an Eco-Pass program for employers to purchase train tickets in bulk at a discount.
  • For Santa Rosa employers – participate in the Santa Rosa Free Ride program for monthly contests for employees and free emergency ride home option.
  • Become a bike friendly business and encourage employees to ride their bikes.


3. Offer Encouragement

Here are some local programs that could help encourage your employees to give something a try:

Going Further:

Check out the other sections of this website for easy steps to get started using each mode of transportation.

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