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Welcome to the First Edition of the
CommuteInfo Employer E-Newsletter!

CommuteInfo is a program of the Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission, operated in partnership with transportation management associations, transportation providers, businesses and non-profit service organizations throughout Southwestern PA. The program provides a FREE regional ridesharing match service for motorists interested in alternatives to driving alone to their workplace. These alternatives include transit, carpooling, and vanpooling. The program serves employers and commuters in Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Lawrence, Washington, and Westmoreland counties.

Commuters Being Given a Sign: There Are Options
SPC and PENNDOT Partner to Show Commuters A Way Out Of Their Cars

Commuters looking for alternatives to driving alone to work everyday will soon get the sign they’ve been waiting for. SPC’s CommuteInfo program has teamed up with PENNDOT to install new informational signs throughout the region. Blue and white signs along heavily traveled roadways will encourage regional commuters to call for “Vanpool, carpool, transit info 1-888-819-6110” or visit

The first 25 commuters to register on CommuteInfo’s website who include the location of their “sign sighting” will receive a special incentive. Register for free online at or by calling 1-888-819-6110.

Event: Possible Detours & Road Closings
Will the Proposed North Shore Connector Project Impact How Your Employees Travel to Work?


Get the latest on the proposed dramatic extension of the light rail transit system to the North Shore. It could begin as early as 2005 with partial funding from the Federal Transit Administration. Get the dirt — and there will be truck loads of it! — on timelines, street closures and the twin tunnels under the Allegheny River.

Thursday, September 9, 2004
7:30 a.m. – Registration and breakfast 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Regional Enterprise Tower
425 Sixth Avenue, 31st Floor
Downtown Pittsburgh

R.S.V.P. by September 3 by calling (412) 566-4190 or emailing

This event is co-hosted by the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership, Port Authority of Allegheny County and Southwestern PA Commission.


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