• 2019 North Metro Commuter Survey Results

    In September, Smart Commute collected responses to the annual North Metro Commuter Survey.  A total of 1,488 individuals completed the survey. Valid survey responses are summarized in an easy-to-read graphic report, which you can download here. For all the data from our report, contact Catherine.

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  • ShineOn’s Dual Beam Bike Light Improves Cyclist Safety at Night

    One of the important transportation safety issues of today is connected to bicycling. As traffic in Colorado increases, so do the dangers for bike riders. In 2016, there were 16 local bike rider fatalities; in 2018, that number jumped to 22. The numbers seem to present an upward trend — but with a little help […]

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  • The Smart Commuter – October 2019

    Micro-Transit coming soon to 144th & I-25 | Participate in one of eight Telephone Town Halls with RTD | Trip Planning comes to My Way to Go App | Six North Metro companies are competing in Go-Tober – cheer them on! | Smart Commute makes house calls | take the Congestion Quiz to test your understanding of traffic | and news to peruse — read on!

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  • 2018 North Metro Commuter Survey Results

    In September, Smart Commute collected responses to the first annual North Metro Commuter Survey.  A total of 1,059 individuals completed the survey. Valid survey responses are summarized in an easy-to-read graphic report, which you can download here. For all the data from our report, contact Catherine.  

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  • 15 Essential Songs for Your Carpool Karaoke Playlist

    Here’s the thing: Some people really, truly enjoy driving to and from work. It’s a comfort to be in control of your own vehicle through the morning commute. Still, if you’re a solo driver, you have to put up with traffic that can wreak havoc on your schedule, not to mention your stress levels. You […]

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  • What You & Your Boss Should Know about Pre-Tax Commuter Benefits

      Simply defined, commuter benefits — a.k.a. transportation benefits, transit benefits, etc. — are an employer-provided package that helps offset the costs for employees to get to work. Like HSAs, retirement plans, and similar benefits, commuter benefits are a tax-savvy, morale-boosting, mobility-centric way for employees and employers alike to choose smarter commute options and save […]

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  • The Smart Commuter – April 2018

    In this month’s issue of the Smart Commuter, we invite you to join us for our first Transit Experience in May. We also share more about Thornton’s possible future bike sharing, our work with the NGHS STEM program, the Bike to Work Day Open House and upcoming workshop, and a mobility survey you can fill […]

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  • Great Local Bike Trails to Try Over Spring Break

      Admit it: Even if you’re not a student, a teacher, or school staff, you’ve been looking forward to spring break week. Although you might not have any time off, this week we’re all free to enjoy a little more sunshine and fresh air. And what better way to escape into spring than on a […]

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  • 5 Ways to Get Freebies through I Drive I-25

      I Drive I-25 Commuter Rewards. You’ve seen the signs advertising it on the side of the highway — but what exactly is I Drive I-25 all about?   All week long, thousands of commuters like you trek along north I-25. On any given day, you’ll spend an extra forty minutes (or more) sitting stagnant throughout […]

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  • Bustang by Myron, Post 12

    Post 12: “Newly Redesigned Front End” Myron works for WSP in downtown Denver as a Senior Supervising Planner. Myron commutes by Bustang from Fort Collins every day, and kindly agreed to write about his experiences for a series of blog posts. Read them in order starting with Post 1 – Hi, I am >BUZZ< and I ride a bus. I’m warm […]

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