Commuters in Spokane County have many options when it comes to leaving their cars at home. Why drive alone to work, when there are less expensive ways to get there? But don't just take our word for it. Check out the Commute Cost Calculator to determine what your commute actually costs and how much you could save by using one of seven other commute modes.
Telework/Working from Home
Teleworking, also called Telecommuting or Working from Home is one of several alternate work arrangements becoming more common in today's working world. Teleworking can benefit employees, employers, and the overall community in various ways.
Employees benefit primarily from exchanging commute time for more time with their families. Eliminating the commute and freeing up a few hours each week can make a significant difference and helps with work/life balance. Plus, they'll save money on reducing commuting costs.
For organizations teleworking can enhance employee productivity, job satisfaction and morale. It helps employers recruit and retain employee and supports continued operations during major emergencies, such as a storm or earthquake. Most employers see savings in real estate and energy costs as well.
For more information on teleworking and getting a teleworking program started click here.
STA Routes & Schedules - Riding the bus is easy and convenient. Find the route and schedule that works best for you.
STA Public Rideshare Info - Why put miles on your personal car, when you can put them on a STA owned van?
STA Park and Ride Lots - Don't live near a bus stop, go to the nearest park and ride and catch the bus.
Bike Map provided by Spokane Regional Transportation Council
CommuteFinderNW - find a carpool partner or join a vanpool
Telework - find out more and how to get a telework program started