Smart Commute

About Smart Commute

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Smart Commute is a program of the municipalities in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area. We help employers and commuters, like you, explore different commute choices like carpooling, cycling and transit. Our goal is to ease gridlock, improve air quality, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions while making your commute less expensive and more enjoyable.

Our services

Smart Commute offers employers:

  • Site assessments and surveys to understand employee commute behaviour
  • Customized action plans to encourage employees to explore and try out smart travel options
  • Tools to facilitate change including:
    • Exclusive carpool ride -matching programs
    • Emergency Ride Home programs
    • Discounted transit pass programs
    • Telework programs and flexible work arrangements
    • Walking and cycling programs
    • Fun events and promotions

Smart Commute works with:

  • community and government partners to encourage active and sustainable school travel
  • TDM stakeholders in municipalities to support TDM initiatives related to land use policy, walking and cycling

How to connect with us

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Smart Commute Hamilton Advisory Group

The Smart Commute Hamilton Advisory Group provides input guidance on the delivery of services, programs, projects, and other initiatives.  The Advisory Group is an opportunity for our workplace members to tell Smart Commute Hamilton about the changing needs of their workplace, their commuters, and the effectiveness of the Smart Commute Hamilton program. The Advisory Group is comprised of our workplace members and meets annually in December. Interested in joining us? Contact [email protected]

Contact us

Vikram Hardatt
Program Manager
77 James St. N., Hamilton, Suite 400
289-426-5037
[email protected]

Andrea Lendak
Program Manager
77 James St. N., Hamilton, Suite 400
289-426-5037
[email protected]

Rachel Johnson
Project Manager
City of Hamilton
77 James St. N., Hamilton, Suite 400
905-546-2424 ext. 1473
[email protected]

Peter Topalovic
Program Manager
City of Hamilton
77 James St. N., Hamilton, Suite 400
905-546-2424 ext. 5129
[email protected]