Commute Ontario

Commute Ontario – NEW Green Campus Commuting Program

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The University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) has partnered with Commute Ontario, a province-wide program designed to encourage commuters to adopt healthy and sustainable transportation options.

Faculty, staff and students can now enjoy FREE programs to help you commute smarter including:

Carpool Ontario

Find your carpool partner with Carpool Ontario, a free ride-matching tool that helps faculty, staff and students search for people to carpool with. Whether you are looking to drive a carpool or share a ride, Carpool Ontario allows you to customize your search criteria to find a perfect match.

Visit to get started today.

Emergency Ride Home Program (ERH) 

If you have an unforeseen emergency on any day you use a sustainable method to commute to campus, you can request a reimbursement of up to $75 for your emergency transportation costs. Restrictions Apply.

For more information on how you can submit your Emergency Ride Home claim, please visit the UTM Information Portal at

Active Switch

The Active Switch online tool allows faculty, staff and students to set goals, track and monitor progress and converts the distance travelled to into calories burned and greenhouse gas emissions saved. Log your active trips at for a chance to win great monthly prizes.

Monthly Rewards Program

Carpool Ontario and Active Switch faculty, staff and students are also automatically entered into a monthly prize draw simply by keeping their accounts active. Could you be the next lucky winner? Click here to see the Monthly Rewards Program prizes for 2019!

Visit the UTM Commute Ontario Information Portal for program details and year-round campaigns. Visit today to take the first steps towards a sustainable commute!

Posted: August 30, 2019