Commute.org Employer eNews - February 2019
POOL PARTY 2019 - #SMCPoolParty
Don't Forget! Our Annual Event is March 5!
Tue, Mar 5, 2019 9:00 AM PST
Dive in to the Commuter Pool Party
Genesis (Performance Arts Center), South San Francisco
Commute.org and Spare the Air Resource Team invites San Mateo County employers and Employee Transportation Coordinators to our joint event in South San Francisco.

Attendees will learn about carpool and vanpool incentives from employers throughout the county and will be treated to an update regarding managed lanes by keynote speaker Mr. Tony V. Harris (Managing Partner of pointC and former Chief Deputy Director of Caltrans).

Morning refreshments and lunch will be provided. This is an excellent networking opportunity with employer representatives from many different industries. We hope to see you there!

Please RSVP through Eventbrite.

More info can be found at https://commute.org/poolparty .
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Carpool 2.0
There's still time to claim your $100!
Are you carpooling yet? $100 says you should!

For every 10 carpool days, carpoolers can claim a $25 e-gift card,  up to four times, or $100 total. There are now over 70 retailers to choose from for your e-gift card reward. So, go ahead - find a ride partner at work or near your home, keep it up,  and get rewarded!

Just create a STAR account at my.commute.org to get started!
*The Carpool 2.0 Rewards Program is supported by the C/CAG local congestion relief fund and allocations to C/CAG by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) as part of the San Mateo County Program Manager Fund. Carpool commutes must start or end in San Mateo County to qualify. Commuter rewards will be available until allocated funds are depleted, no later than December 31, 2019.
Psst...Calling All Superheroes
Join our 2019 Commuter Challenge from April 1 st through May 31 st. Commute.org is encouraging San Mateo County businesses to motivate employees to be superhero commuters and get rewarded. Commuters who choose alternative transportation modes (other than driving alone) will be rewarded with a chance to win great weekly prizes such as:

-          Disneyland 1-Day Pass for 2
-          Amazon Kindle
-          Echo Dot
-          Fitbit Charge 3
-          Wallet Ninja
-          $40 Clipper Card
-          $25 E-Gift Card with choice of over 70+ retailers or charities
 
Commuters can also win GRAND PRIZES including:

-          Nintendo Switch
-          Beats by Dre Solo3 Wireless Headphones
-          Folding Bicycle
-          $300 Clipper Card
-          $300 E-Gift Card with choice of over 70+ retailers or charities

More info coming soon...
Save the Date - Bike to Work Day is May 9th, 2019!
25th Annual Bay Area Bike to Work Day
Start tuning up your bikes and brushing up on bike safety – the 25 th Annual Bay Area Bike to Work Day is Thursday, May 9 th , 2019!

Stay tuned for more details about routes throughout San Mateo County with energizer stations along the way. In the meantime, if you’d like to host a bike safety workshop at your workplace in preparation for May, please email alliance@commute.org.

If you’d like to be a sponsor this year, check out the BTWD sponsorship packages provided by our partner, Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition.

Please contact Ehsaneh Sadr at ehsaneh@bikesiliconvalley.org with any sponsorship questions. Sponsorships are due to Ehsaneh by 2/15/2019.
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