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Walktober Month Results 2020   Updated 2 weeks ago

Walktober Month is done and what a month it was!
Thank you to everyone who participated and made the switch towards a more active lifestyle this Walktober Month!

This October we saw 244 participants walk and log over 39,733,953 steps (YES THAT’S MILLIONS!) and save over 3083 kilograms of greenhouse gas emissions from entering our atmosphere.

Congratulations to this year’s Walktober winners:

$50 Tim Hortons Gift Card: Heather Kozak, Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences
$100 Best Buy Gift Card: Yogita Patel, Keyser Mason Ball, LLP
$200 Walmart Gift Card: Peter Downs, City of Peterborough
$300 Amazon Gift Card: Jim Elyot, St. Lawrence College – Kingston Campus

Programs

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Carpool Ontario    -   https://gtaa.carpoolontario.ca
  Updated 1 week ago

Carpool Ontario is a state-of-the-art ride‐matching software that allows users to find carpool partners based on a customized search criteria.


Whether you wish to drive a carpool or share a ride, Carpool Ontario is here to help! Save money, time, and fuel and minimize your carbon footprint!

Click here to register a free account today!

* New registrants are required to verify their accounts to be entered into the prize draw. Verification is easy! Simply click on the link in the verification email that is sent to you after filling out the registration form.  
If you do not see the verification email in your inbox, please check your Junk/Spam box.


Click on the links below for step-by-step instructions on how to register an account and find a carpool match!
Carpool Ontario Flyer
Carpool Ontario Guide
Carpool Ontario Guide Video

Green Commuter Rebate Program    -  
  Updated 10 months ago

The Green Commuter Rebate Program encourages GTAA employees to rethink their commute to work. Employees who use sustainable modes of transportation like walking, cycling, carpooling, or public transit when traveling to and from work, 70% of the time during a given month, and log their activity on the Smart Commute Tool, are eligible for a taxable $70.00 monthly rebate.


Click here to visit the GTAA Portal to find how you can get started today!

Click here for Frequently Asked Questions.

Discounted Fares on GO Transit    -   https://bit.ly/36FcHYk
  Updated 10 months ago

Beginning January 6, 2020, Airport employees who choose to use GO Transit for their daily commute to work can save 50% off regular PRESTO fares on eligible GO trips. To register, visit the UP Express Counter at Terminal 1 Arrivals (level).

Click here for more information about how you can take advantage of this great incentive.

Active Switch Program    -   https://activeswitch.ca/workplace
  Updated 1 year ago

Don’t miss out on the health benefits associated with physical activity! Get moving with the Active Switch Workplace Program by choosing active travel modes for your commute and other daily trips.


The Active Switch workplace online tool allows users to set goals, track and monitor progress and converts the distance travelled to illustrate the amount of calories you have burned and greenhouse gas emissions you have saved.

Track all your active trips on activeswitch.ca/workplace for a chance to win monthly prizes!

Note: When creating an account on Active Switch, please select the "City of Mississauga" as your City and  the "Greater Toronto Airports Authority" as your workplace.

Not sure how to register? Click here to download the Active Switch Flyer for instructions on how to register an account

Emergency Ride Home Program    -  
  Updated 2 years ago

emergency ride home program taxi iconAs an employee at a participating Commute Ontario workplace, you are eligible for the Emergency Ride Home (ERH) program.

If you have an unforeseen emergency on any day you use a sustainable method to commute to work, you can request a reimbursement of up to $75 for your emergency transportation costs. 

To submit an ERH claim, kindly click on the "Submit ERH Claim" link on the left navigation bar and complete the form.


Click here for program Terms & Conditions
Click here for Frequently Asked Questions

Links

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Commute Ontario    -   https://commuteontario.ca/
  Updated 1 year ago

Commute Ontario is a program of SustainMobility, designed to encourage commuters in the province of Ontario to adopt healthy and sustainable transportation options. 


website iconcommuteontario.ca
facebook iconCommute Ontario
twitter icon@commuteontario

Commute Cost Calculation    -   https://carpoolontario.ca/en/my/commutecost
  Updated 1 year ago

Are you looking to split the cost of your commute with your carpool group but don't know where to start?

Click here to see an example on how to calculate your approximate commute cost.

Mississauga Cycling Trails    -   https://www.mississaugabikes.ca/cycling-map
  Updated 1 year ago

The City of Mississauga's cycling network features approximately 500 kilometres of multi-use trails, park paths, bicycle lanes and signed bike routes. Click here to find out more.

Ontario’s Guide to Safe Cycling    -   http://www.mto.gov.on.ca/english/safety/pdfs/cycling-skills.pdf
  Updated 11 months ago

Ontario's Guide to Safe Cycling provides important information, tips and techniques to help make you a safe, confident cyclist whether you are a new or experienced rider. 

Click here to view the guide. 

Ontario Carpool Parking Lots    -   https://511on.ca/list/carpoollots
  Updated 1 year ago

Looking for a place to meet up with your carpool partner before entering the highway system? Take advantage of free Ministry of Transportation (MTO) carpool parking lots today.

Click here to find a carpool parking lot near you.

Carpool lots are restricted to a maximum of 120 consecutive hours. Selected lots are also served by public transit.

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Carpool Month Updated 8 months ago
Starts: Feb 1, 2021
Ends: Feb 28, 2021


Cut the costs of driving alone by carpooling. Enter to WIN $500 towards your gas purchases by logging in or creating an account on Carpool Ontario from carpoolmonth.ca

But Wait! There's More!

Earn an additional entry into the prize draw for each successful registration on Carpool Ontario. New registrants will be asked to provide the referring person's email address.

Bike Month Ontario Updated 4 months ago
Starts: Jun 1, 2021
Ends: Jun 30, 2021

Track your cycling trips on the Active Switch online tool at activeswitch.ca/workplace and track your impact!

Stay tuned for campaign details.

 

Transit Month Ontario Updated 4 months ago
Starts: Sep 1, 2021
Ends: Sep 30, 2021

September is Transit Month!

Whether you are a regular rider or trying transit for the first time, Transit Month Ontario is a time to celebrate and reward transit riders.

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Commute Ontario Information Package   Updated 1 week ago

The Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) has teamed up with Commute Ontario to offer its employees with FREE sustainable commuting programs for an easier, healthier, and more enjoyable commute. Click here to download an information package to learn more. 

Winter Cycling Guide   Updated 3 years ago

With a little planning and preparation you can bike all year-round!  Download your free Winter Cycling Guide and get great cycling tips and tricks on how to stay safe.