CATMA and your employer offer many incentives!
Alternate Commuter of the Month
- Win Gift Certificates to Local Restaurants
Everyone who carpools, vanpools, rides with a family member, bikes, walks, or takes the bus... does anything but be an SOV (single occupancy vehicle) at least two days a week has a chance every month to win gift certificates to a local restaurant by registering with CATMA as an alternate commuter. All you need to do is register with the RidesWork program either on the CATMA web site or by calling the CATMA office @ 656-RIDE. Each month three to four winners are chosen in the Alternate Commuters drawing. We give away $15.00 gift certificates to Penny Cluse Cafe and Vermont Pub and Brewery, and $20.00 to Three Tomatoes Trattoria.
Off-site Park & Ride Incentives
- Qualify for an Emergency Ride Home and Restaurant drawings
All eligible employees of a CATMA member institution parking at an off-site location, including the Gilbane lot, Champlain Mill, one of the Regional Park & Ride lots or other off-site parking options, can qualify for the Emergency Ride Home Program. All Emergency Ride Home Program participants are automatically entered in the Alternate Commuter of the Month drawings. More details on the Emergency Ride Program can be found under the specific program.
Bicycle Benefit Program
- Purchase a $5.00 Bicycle Benefit Helmet Sticker & Save Money at Patricipating Businesses
Bicycle Benefits is a progressive bicycling program designed to reward cyclists for their commitment to cleaner air, personal health, and the use of pedaling energy in order to create a more sustainable community. The program's continual growth decreases parking demand, increases helmet use, and improves cyclists' safety and health by putting more people on bike Simply purchase a Bicycle Benefit sticker, attach it to your bike helmet and start saving at member businessess! Discounts range from 10% to 25%, depending on the individual store, restaurant or service business. Bicycle Benefit Business Members, including their discounts/rewards, addresses, and maps to get there that can be found by clicking on this link. Purchase your helmet sticker at any of the participating Bicycle Benefits Business Member locations or at the CATMA office and start experiencing Bicycle Benefits!
Need more details on any of these programs? Call the CATMA RidesWork office @ 656-RIDE.
All employees should check with your employer for additional incentives unique to your company. Some offer gas coupons, preferential parking and discounted parking permits for carpoolers, discounted Ferry passes and/or part-time parking permits.