Parking & Transportation Services
Green Commuter Program
The Green Commuter program is designed to promote environmental stewardship while saving you money and providing an opportunity to win great prizes. This can all be achieved by becoming a Green Commuter Member.
Becoming a member says you are committed to the reduction of greenhouse gas emission and air pollution through vanpooling, carpooling, biking, walking, taking Regional Transit and Amtrak to work or school at least three times a week.
Have You Considered the Benefits?
There are a number of great benefits from using alternative "green options" to get to work. Here are a few to consider:
|Reduction in personal insurance premiums|
|Reduction in car maintenance|
|Savings in commute time through the use of commuter lanes|
|Use of the vanpool to run personal errands|
|Guaranteed Ride Home Program to get you home in cases of emergency|
|24-courtesy parking options available each fiscal year when you have to drive|
Additional Benefits Include:
Regional Prize Drawings for logging your miles. Your commute miles can put you in the drawing for some very exciting prizes. Please log your commute miles with the Sacramento Transportation Management Association by visiting www.sacregioncommuterclub.com. Create your password and you are on your way!
Local Prize Drawings through Parking Services when you fax your Green Commuter Miles Log to (916) 734-0600.
Green Commuter Options
Carpool: 2 and 3-person carpools are available at a significantly reduced rate. Reserved parking available for 3-person carpools.
Vanpool: A vanpool consists of 6 or more employees and the cost is determined by the miles traveled and the number of riders participating. A subsidy is provided each month to each individual to help offset the cost.
Regional Transit/Light Rail: Discounted monthly Regional Transit passes along with 10-Ride ticket passes are available at a reduced rate in the Parking Office.
Amtrak: A subsidy is provided to employees who take Amtrak as a mode of communication to get to work.
Bike to Work: Employees/Students who wish to bike to the medical center campus can utilize two locked bike cages located near the hospital or the Ellison Ambulatory Care Center garage or the ribbon-styled bike racks located at various areas on campus. Please review campus map to identify the bike rack locations.
Walk to Work: Relieve stress, clear your head and improve your health by walking to work.