Michigan Commuting laws & HR compliance analysis

Michigan Commuting: What you need to know

Driving alternatives. The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) actively encourages employers to promote ridesharing and provide commuting alternatives for employees, including ridesharing, public transportation, biking, and walking. The agency's Reboot Your Commute website offers comprehensive links to commuting options and traffic conditions, as well as a cost-to-commute calculator and other "commute quick links." Go to http://www.michigan.gov.
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Employer resources. On the MI Commute webpage, click on Employer Resources for a toolkit, strategies, and frequently asked questions.
MDOT's Michigan Rideshare program offers a free matching service for carpools and vanpools through local Rideshare offices. The state provides free park-and-ride lots and a guaranteed ride home service. Go to http://mdotcf.state.mi.usfor links to the local Rideshare agencies.
MDOT’s MichiVan commuter vanpool program helps employers start vanpooling and other alternative commuting programs. Go tohttp://www.michigan.gov.
MDOT provides links to public transit lines in the state and other alternate means of commuting. Go tohttp://www.michigan.gov and click on Public Transportation.
The Southeast Michigan Council of Governments' (SEMCOG) MiRideshare program helps employers find commuting options for employees. Go to https://www.mirideshare.orgor call 313–324–3330.
Last reviewed April 2015.

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