Think Outside the Glove Box

GET HEALTHY AND HELP THE PLANET

Smart Commute encourages people of all ages and abilities to walk, bike, carpool, or take public transit to get to work, school or run errands.

The MI Smart Commute website is a free resource that can be used to help bring Smart Commute to YOUR community as we help create a healthier Michigan!

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  • Public Transit

    Bus

    Despite the financial benefits, only 3 percent of trips taken in the U.S. are made by public transit.

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  • Ride Bikes & Walk

    Bike and Walk

    Despite the health benefits, less than 7 percent of trips taken in the U.S. are made by walking or bicycling.

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  • Carpool

    Carpool

    Despite the environmental benefits, less than 3 percent of trips taken in the U.S. are made by carpool.

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Why Smart Commute?

Get Healthy: Burn calories, tone your muscles, and increase your overall fitness level as you walk or bicycle throughout the day.

Save Money: Fuel costs, automobile maintenance, and parking fees make car ownership the second largest household expense.

Be Green: Help make your community a greener place by reducing car trips, the single largest source of air pollution.