General Resources: Spare the Air Toolkit

Spare the Air has created a tool kit available exclusively to Employer Program members. The kit includes helpful tips and step-by-step guides for communicating with employees about air quality, building a better commuting program, marketing your organization’s efforts and more.

If you did not receive the kit when your organization enrolled, or you simply need the kit to be re-sent, please send us an email.

Additional Resources for All

The Air District and Metropolitan Transportation Commission administers the Commuter Benefits Program. Bay Area employers with 50 or more full-time employees in the Air District’s nine-county jurisdiction must provide benefits options to their employees:

  • Option 1 - A pre-tax benefit that allows employees to exclude their transit or vanpool cost from taxable income in accordance with section 132(F) of the Internal Revenue Code
  • Option 2 - An employer-provided transit subsidy
  • Option 3 - An employer-provided shuttle or vanpool
  • Option 4 - An alternative commuter benefit to help reduce single occupancy vehicle trips
  • Option 5 - A policy allowing telework one or more days a week for all employees who can perform assignments remotely.

Register at for more information, visit its Bay Area Commuter Benefits Program webpage and refer to its program resources.