Have you wondered what you would do if you had some type an emergency while at work after commuting with your bike? The First Coast MPO is now providing The Emergency Ride Home Program for those that Commute by bike, walking, car-pooling and using public transit.
The program funded by Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) provides you with 4 free rides per calendar year should any of the below occur while you are at the office.
• Personal or family illness or emergency
• Carpool or vanpool driver having to leave
early or stay late unexpectedly (vanpool
driver is required to leave keys to designated
• Unscheduled overtime approved by a
• Your bicycle breaks down more than two (2)
miles from home
• Inclement weather (precipitation, extreme
heat or high winds) at the close of the
business day (walkers and bike riders only)
The program is easy to sign up for. Just go Here and download the PDF application. Fill it out and mail it to the address listed on the top of the first page.
You now have one less reason not to use your bike to commute.