The CommuteSmart program began in Birmingham, Alabama as a solution to growing traffic congestion. As an alternative to a single occupied vehicle, the program provides commuters with the tools for ridematching and starting carpools.

Our Commuter Services includes

  • Carpooling
  • Online Ridematching System to locate potential rideshare partners.
  • Transit Information
  • Cost Calculator that allows a commuter to determine the exact cost of commuting and how much can be saved.
  • FREE Emergency Ride Home for commuters who rideshare at least three days per week.
The various services available help commuters lower their personal commuting expense, reduce the wear and tear on their personal vehicles, and reduce their level of stress traveling back and forth to work each day.

Employer Services:

  • Transportation Events
  • Outreach events customized for your worksite. Information services and hands-on commuter assistance programs to meet your employees’ individual needs.
  • Carpool matching and transit information.
  • Marketing
  • Posters, envelope stuffers, email messages provided to your company to help with promotions.
  • Survey of employees’ transportation needs to help you understand their needs can be done.

Advantages to your company:

  • Enhanced Employee Recruitment and Retention
  • Reduced Need for Parking
  • Improved Accessibility to Worksite
  • Increased Productivity
  • Improved Public Reputation/Image
  • Improved Environment


To register for ridematching, please visit our website:

Or you can download and print the form and return it to us.


Fax: (251) 433-6009

Mail: South Alabama Regional Planning Commission
Attn: Transportation Planner
P.O. Box 1665
Mobile, AL 36633

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