About FreeRide

The City of Santa Rosa’s Transit Department, through a Transportation Fund for Clean Air grant, has developed and manages an incentive program to reduce single occupant vehicle trips. The goal is to decrease motor vehicle emissions, traffic congestion, parking challenges and improve air quality in Santa Rosa.

To participate in this program, businesses in the Santa Rosa city limits must designate a Transportation Coordinator who, through this Web site can register their company and sign-up employees who want to participate. Registered employees can receive great incentives by reducing their trips to and from work by carpooling with other registered participants, walking, riding a bike or taking the bus to work. All they need to do is, once registered, logon to this Web site and enter their commutes in their monthly commute calendar. To qualify for earned incentives, entries must be completed by the 7th of the following month.

Incentives

Select Option 1 or Option 2 as your monthly incentive.

Transportation Coordinator

The employer’s Transportation Coordinator is responsible for:

Guaranteed Ride Home

Finally, a program designed to take the worry out of leaving your car at home. The Guaranteed Ride Home program will provide an emergency ride in a taxi when you carpool, walk, ride a bike, or take the bus to work.

Employer Transportation Coordinators can authorize a Guaranteed Ride Home taxi voucher for any registered participant who used a commute alternative to arrive at work and has actively been logging their commutes for one of the following emergencies:

You may NOT use the Guaranteed Ride Home for the following reasons:

If you need a Guaranteed Ride Home, contact your Employer’s Transportation Coordinator for a taxi voucher, call AC taxi at 526-4888. The voucher will cover the fare and 15% gratuity. Read and follow the instruction on the back of the voucher.

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