with Washington State's Commute Trip Reduction Law the University offers a
variety of programs to encourage employees to find alternative methods of
commuting to SPU. In order to qualify for the programs you must be a full time,
32hrs/wk or more, regular employee and use an alternative method of
transportation at least three times a week.
Walk/Bike to Work
If you walk or
bike to work the University will cover the monthly fee for a locker in Royal
Brougham Pavilion. In addition you will receive a $10 voucher good at
multiple businesses including REI, FlexCar, and AAA.
for a reduced or free parking pass, depending on the number of participants
in the carpool. In addition each carpool is assigned a reserved space for
their carpool only.
participating in a transit sponsored Vanpool are eligible for a subsidy, for
Metro Vanpools the employee can use the FlexPass for up to $60/month in
dues. For other transit sponsored vanpools employees qualify for a $25/month
voucher which can be used for vanpool dues.
This is a new
program from Metro designed to bridge the gap in a transit route. This
program is designed so employees can use a ferry, bus, or train route for
most of your commute, and use a van to get to/from the transit hub/terminal.
The FlexPass can be used to pay up to $20/month for Vanshare dues. For more
information on this program visit Metro's website
For employees who
are using an alternative commute method in addition the the Ferry system
there is an additional subsidy o
The FlexPass is a
non-transferable benefit for use by employees of SPU only. In exchange
for a pass, you must sign a
FlexPass Use Agreement Form which is also available in the Security
office. Please bring your SPU Faculty/Staff ID card with you when you
come to pick one up.
You are eligible for one
Metro FlexPass, if you meet the following guidelines:
You work 32 hours or
more a week as an SPU employee.
The FlexPass is to be
used only during the period you are employed by SPU.
The FlexPass is for
you transportation only. Do not give your pass to another person.
The FlexPass is to be
returned upon request, or when you end employment with SPU. If you
do not return your pass, $90.00 for each month remaining on the pass
will be withheld from your paycheck.
Employee Information Letter
Commute Trip Reduction Form
King Count Metro Website
Find a bus route using Trip Planner; Bus Route Times and
Locations; Find a Carpool/Vanpool using Rideshare.
Petition a citation received while parked in an SPU
Special Event Guest Pass
Request parking passes for your special event and/or
Email the Employee Transportation