Smart Commute Central York Launches New Website!

Newmarket, Ontario – Today Smart Commute Central York (SCCY) officially launched their new, interactive, website, http://www.smartcommutecentralyork.ca. The new site features a live twitter feed, a video highlight centre, and easy links to their social networking pages; facebook, linkedin and twitter.

“SCCY’s new website allows users to easily interact with the program, especially through facebook, linkedin and twitter,” explains SCCY Chair, Doug Peters. “People can quickly see the program’s news feed to find out about upcoming events, current promotions, and Central York’s most recent transportation updates.”

“The website is an effective way for people to learn about the different commuter choices available to them,” explains Peters. “By visiting the SCCY website and exploring alternative means of transportation, users will realize that driving alone isn’t their only option.”

SCCY is a program of the Newmarket Chamber of Commerce with funding and support from Metrolinx, York Region and the Town of Newmarket. SCCY has helped commuters prevent 198,000 kg of greenhouse gas emissions by eliminating over 14,000 car trips since 2006. Fourteen organizations with more than 11,000 employees have signed on to Smart Commute Central York.

Choose Your Way. For more information about Smart Commute visit : www.smartcommutecentralyork.ca.
Smart Commute is a joint venture between Metrolinx and area municipalities. More than 120 employers with 300,000 employees have signed on to the Smart Commute program. Members of the public can also access services such as the Carpool Zone online ridematching service at www.smartcommute.ca.

Metrolinx is a Crown agency of the Province of Ontario. For more information visit www.metrolinx.com.

For more information please contact:
Pat Lusink
Business Manager
pat@sccy.ca
905-898-5900, ext. 224

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About Smart Commute
Commuter benefits program for the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area.

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