Travel smart - choose cleaner transportation options
View presentations on Reducing Water Use and Alternative Energy from 2011, given by HGOC Sponsors Metro, NRG eVgo, and Community Partner Houston Tomorrow.
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Other ways to green your ride!
Conduct a Commuter Survey
Find out how employees get to work by completing a commuter survey; determine the percentage that uses alternative transportation (bicycling, transit, walking, carpooling).
Permit Alternative Work Options
Develop a telecommuting or flextime policy for employees.
Discourage Employees Driving to Work
Eliminate the provision of free or subsidized parking as an employee benefit.
Use Teleconferencing and/or Webinars
Reduce the need to travel to meetings by using these options.
Rent Fuel Efficient Cars for Business Travel
Establish a policy where employees must request a fuel efficient car when feasible (hybrid, E85, hydrogen fuel cell) for business travel.
Offset Business Travel Emissions
Calculate and offset carbon emissions from employee business travel.
Provide a Transit Benefit Program