Lisa Kay Schweyer, CommuteInfo Program Developer
Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission
(412) 391-5590 x375; firstname.lastname@example.org
For Immediate Releaseâ€”
October 5, 2010
PITTSBURGH, PA â€” The CommuteInfo program has redesigned and enhanced its website to assist regional commuters and employers find a better way to work.Â As gas prices continue to surpass $2.50 per gallon, many of us are looking for ways to save some money. Â Alternatives to driving alone, like carpooling, using public transit or biking to work, are just a few ways to lower the commuting bill.Â
To assist those looking for alternatives to driving alone, the CommuteInfo program provides resources for commuters, employers, job seekers, the media and people just interested in learning more about commuting alternatives. With the help of customer feedback, the CommuteInfo website (www.CommuteInfo.org) has been redesigned and relaunched to provide easier access to all of the resources the site contains. Most information can now be accessed by "one-click."
Visit the updated site at www.commuteinfo.org, learn more about commuting alternatives and even take advantage of the Commute Cost Calculator to estimate how much can be saved by sharing a ride!
CommuteInfo is a program of the Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission, coordinated in partnership with transportation management associations, transportation providers, businesses and non-profit service organizations throughout Southwestern PA. The CommuteInfo program is designed to serve commuters and employers as a clearinghouse for information about transit, carpooling, and vanpooling. The program serves employers and commuters in Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Lawrence, Washington, and Westmoreland counties.
For more information about CommuteInfo and commuter alternatives, please visit www.commuteinfo.org, or call toll free 1-888-819-6110.
The Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission (SPC) is the region's forum for collaboration, planning and public decision-making. As the designated Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for the ten-county region including the City of Pittsburgh and the counties of Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Lawrence, Washington, and Westmoreland, SPC is responsible for planning and prioritizing the use of all state and federal transportation funds allocated to the region. As the Local Development District (LDD) and Economic Development District for Southwestern Pennsylvania (as designated by the U.S. Appalachian Regional Commission and the U.S. Department of Commerce), SPC establishes regional economic development priorities and provides a wide range of public services to the region.
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