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.

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, while tracking progress to evaluate the effectiveness and impact of these changes. From free resources and events to GoHappy Workplace Commuter Consulting services designed 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.

Other easy steps to take:

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 Awards

Dennis Cunningham, Environmental Sustainability Manager for Assiniboine Credit Union, presents the 2013 Gold Award to Janice Gair, VP Human Resources and Corporate Services for IISD.

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

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

Another record year for Cycle of Giving!

Another record year for Cycle of Giving with 366 reconditioned bikes built for less fortunate children in Winnipeg. You can still help by donating to help The WRENCH provide bicycle programming throughout the year.

Submit your green film idea

Submit your film ideas for Reel Green 2015, a showcase for inspirational films that highlight nature and people working for the environment. Deadline: January 31st.

Innovative pilot project generates vital data about walking and biking around Winnipeg elementary schools.

An innovative partnership between Green Action Centre, the U of M’s Civil Engineering Department and the City of Winnipeg will help shape the built environment around 17 Winnipeg elementary schools.

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Research

Access to Public Transportation a Top Criteria for Millennials

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

Mobilizing Knowledge on AT in Canada

This report summarizes effective approaches to Active Transportation across Canada, as well…

Millennials in Motion: Changing Travel Habits of Young Americans

Data over the past 10 years is showing a marked decline in…

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Links

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.

Bike Winnipeg

Bike Winnipeg provides the latest news on commuter cycling issues, upcoming events, and tons of resources to advocate for improved cycling conditions in your community. And much more!

Victoria Transport Policy Institute

The Victoria Transport Policy Institute offers a wealth of information on sustainable transportation for free on its website to help improve transportation planning and policy analysis.