What is the current attitude towards commute alternatives around your worksite?
What roadblocks or fears discourage your commuters from exploring their alternatives?
What factors encourage folks to consider changing their commute habits? Saving money, helping the planet, reducing traffic congestion?
Step 4 Learn Your Commute Options
A wide range of commute options are available to people who live and/or work in Thurston County.
Bicycling - best for people living within 7 miles of where they work
Walking - best for those who live within 2-3 miles of where they work
Riding the Bus - Intercity Transit operates service to the major worksites and schools in Lacey, Olympia, Tumwater, and Yelm. ruralTRANSIT offers public transportation services for the Nisqually Indian Tribe, the Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation, and the communities of Rochester, Tenino, Bucoda, Rainier and Yelm.
Carpooling - this is the most popular alternative to drive alone commuting in Thurston County
Vanpooling - best for long-distance commutes of 15 miles or more