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Workplace Commuter Options

Looking to improve commuter options at your workplace? We can help!

Green Action Centre works with businesses and employees to make active and green types of commuting both appealing and within reach.

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Whether you want to increase employee health and wellness to improve productivity and reduce absenteeism, achieve a mandate on sustainability or corporate social responsibility, or simply find tips on active and green ways to commute, we can help.

We can assist you with information and guidance to establish supportive policies and programs, benefits and infrastructure. Our employee commuting surveys will help you track progress and evaluate the effectiveness and impact of these changes. From resources and events to our GoHappy Workplace Commuter Consulting services, we can design a package to fit your organization’s needs.

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Get started today—check out our 7 basic steps for making your workplace commuter friendly. Need to justify the benefits? Get tips on making the business case for improving commuter options.

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Contact

Contact us for more information, resources or to arrange a meeting. Email: GoHappy@greenactioncentre.ca or call us at (204) 925-3772.

Employee Commuting Surveys

WCO Employee Commuting Surveys

Surveys are a critical component of a workplace commuting options program and serve multiple purposes.

Commuting Ambassador Training

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Sign up for a FREE interactive workshop! Get the tools and guidance to help improve commuter options on-site and support your co-workers to get the most out of their commute.

Active & Green e-newsletter

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Active & Green comes out 4x per year and is filled with interesting news related to commuting in Winnipeg – walking, cycling, carpooling, transit and telecommuting. Sign up today!

Commuter Friendly Workplace Award

Janice Gair (left), Vice President, Human Resources and Corporate Services, IISD (winner of the 2013 award) presents the 2014 Commuter Friendly Workplace to Cathy Steven, Executive Director, Health in Common.

Get recognized as a corporate environmental leader with Green Action Centre’s Commuter Friendly Workplace Award.

About the Commuter Challenge

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The Commuter Challenge is an annual week-long, friendly national competition that encourages individuals and workplaces to explore greener transportation options.

Smart Trips

Incentives used for participants in community-based travel marketing projects (Photo: Green Action Centre)

The Smart Trips program is designed to help employees change their travel behaviour from driving alone to more sustainable modes. Learn how here.

News

GA Centre contributes to The View from Here 2015

Green Action Centre is known for promoting practical green solutions. But social justice is also a driving principle of sustainability. For that reason, we recently endorsed The View From Here 2015: Manitobans Call For a Renewed Poverty Reduction Plan.

Letter to Mayor Bowman on funding rapid transit

A recent article on rapid transit funding reports Mayor Bowman as saying, “…council has yet to identify where its funds will come from,” and that the administration has suggested the funds could come from raising transit fares and/or property taxes. Green Action Centre responded with a letter to the Mayor pointing to more sustainable and fair funding options.

Environment Canada is Active & Green!

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Research

Lack of exercise responsible for twice as many deaths as obesity

While this study reveals that physical activitiy is even more damaging than…

Location Matters

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Access to Public Transportation a Top Criteria for Millennials

For cities and workplaces looking to recruit millennial workers (ages 18 to…

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Links

Lack of exercise responsible for twice as many deaths as obesity

While this study reveals that physical activitiy is even more damaging than…

Location Matters

Factoring location costs into homebuying decisions It’s a bit of a conundrum.…

David Suzuki at Work

The David Suzuki Foundation has created a great tool and resource for any and all eco-minded business women and men wanting to empower their co-workers into building a sustainable workplace.

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