Program Elements


The Commute Trip Reduction Law requires affected employers to implement a series of measures, or “program elements,” designed to achieve Commute Trip Reduction goals. At least one strong program element must be included in the Employer’s Annual Report & Program Description. Elements may include:

Vanpool-1Site Amenities

  • Loading/unloading facilities for carpools or vanpools
  • Bicycle parking, lockers, showers

Parking Management

  • Parking charges
  • Preferential parking for carpools and vanpools
  • Financial incentives, subsidies or allowances

Alternate Work Schedules

  • Compressed work week schedules
  • Flexible work schedules that support employee transit use or carpools
  • Teleworking or telecommuting program for employees

Rideshare Program (at least two of the following)

  • Preferential parking for carpools and vanpools
  • Emergency Ride Home Program
  • Ridematching
  • Other on-site amenities to encourage ridesharing
  • Fleet Vehicles