Commuter Connection
Commuter Connection #52
9/16/18

CA$H IN - get your bonus now!

You have two ways to "cash in" on our upcoming carpool promotion in October:

  • Drivers who commute with empty seats can get most of their commute costs covered; non-drivers/passengers can get to work for around 25-cents a mile.

  • Both drivers and passengers can then "cash in" by earning enough points to win up to $500.

It's all possible through a new app called Carzac - it works like Uber, only its cheaper and is only for work-related trips (commuting or off-site meetings.)

Download the App now and receive 25 "early signing" bonus points and be in-the-know for other bonus point opportunities through the end of September.

Learn more about the promotion at:

 CASH IN ON CARPOOLING

Use these links to download Carzac today!

 CARZAC for IPhone Users

CARZAC for Android Users

 

Bike Share coming to the 50 Corridor?

Kirk Trost, SACOG's Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel, spoke to the 50 Corridor Bike Share Task Force last week about the challenges and successes of brining JUMP Bike Share to the cities of Sacramento, West Sacramento and Davis.  He also announced that SACOG staff will be recommending to the SACOG board a pilot bike share program for the 50 Corridor and Elk Grove.   (For more on the 50 Corridor Bike Share Task Force.)

 

TMA Begins search for new Executive Director

50 Corridor TMA Chair Tony Powers and the TMA's Selection Committee have released a Job Announcement for the position of TMA Executive Director to replace retiring Executive Director Rebecca Garrison.  Applications will be accepted through October 9.  For a complete description of the job and how to apply, along with duties and benefits:  EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR JOB ANNOUNCEMENT.

 

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Bike Friendly 50
Bike Month
7/22/18

Drivers Ed for Cyclists - 2 classes upcoming

Unsure how and where cyclists fit into our transportation system?

Our "Drivers Ed for Cyclists" will answer all your questions:  DMV rules, lane positioning, crash avoidance and more.  And, at the end of the day, you'll put it all into practice with a street ride.

We have two classes scheduled:
 

October 13 - Folsom Community Center
 

October 27 - Rancho Cordova City Hall
 

Both classes are taught by League Cycling Instructors, certified by the League of American Bicyclists, with more than 100 hours of training and experience.

 

Classes start at 9 a.m. and end around 4 p.m.  Snacks, lunch and materials are provided.

Classes are FREE but registration is required.  Families and friends, 12 and older, who ride together are encouraged to make take the class together.  Register by clicking on your preferred class above.

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