Alaska Commuting laws & HR compliance analysis

Alaska Commuting: What you need to know

Alaskans have longer commutes than most Americans; the average commute is 50 miles one way. The high cost of housing also pushes commuters farther from employers.
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Ridesharing. Anchorage's Share-a-Ride program offers commuting options for employees, including carpools, vanpools (for commuters of up to 20 miles), and a program for employees with disabilities. For complete information and links to resources, go to
Public transit. Greater Anchorage's People Mover program helps workers use public transit. Go to http://www.peoplemover.orgor call the Rideline at 907-343-6543.
The city of Fairbanks' Metropolitan Area Commuter Systems (MACS) has bus routes in greater Fairbanks and North Star Borough, vanpools, and other commuter options. Call MACS at 907-459-1011, or go to

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