Commute Options

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.

The Benefits of Carpooling The benefits of Vanpooling! The benefits of riding the bus! The benefits of bicycling The benefits of walking
The benefits of a compressed works schedule The benefits of teleworking A guaranteed ride home program

 

Telework/Working from Home

Teleworking, also called Telecommuting or Working from Home is one of several alternate work arrangements Image of man teleworking at home desk.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.

 

Resources

STA Routes & Schedules - Riding the bus is easy and convenient. Find the route and schedule that works best for you.

STA Vanpool InfoWhy 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 provide 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