Car break down? Moving? Starting a new job? Unhappy with your commute? Let us help! The H-GAC Commute Solutions team can help you find a better way to get to work or school. Join the over one million people in Greater Houston who have found their commute solution. Use the tips below to get started.
Walking and cycling are greats solutions if you live less than 1 mile away (2 miles if you bike) from work or school and promotes a healthy and balanced lifestyle:
Get tips for walking and bicycling safely from the Houston-Galveston Area Council.
Carpooling and vanpooling are great solutions if you don’t have access to public transit and live more than 2 miles away (10 miles for vanpool) from work or school. Benefits inlcude:
Carpools should consist of small groups of 2-5 people; 5-15 for vanpool.
Visit METRO STAR Vanpool & Carpool for more information about carpool and vanpool options in our region.
If you are near a park and ride, transit or rail stop, and have a high frequency or direct connection, this could work for you. Benefits of riding the bus or rail include:
Telework is an excellent, convenient “zero commute” solution for employees. Benefits include:
The compressed work week helps reduce commute time and costs by shortening the work week with 9/80, 4/40, or 3/36 scheduling. Benefits of employing a compressed work week include:
*Source: Houston-Galveston Area Council
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