is the Emergency Ride Home Program?
It's great to ride your
bike, hop on the bus, carpool, vanpool, or walk to work, but
what if you have an emergency--you might be stranded! Don't
worry. We'll cover the cost of a ride home with our
Emergency Ride Home (ERH) program.
It Works Like This: Get Your Ride & Send Us the Bill.
have an emergency and need a ride from work (on a day
you used sustainable transportation), call a taxi, car rental company, or Lyft/Uber type service. Pay for your ride home
and get a receipt. You do not need to register with us or
complete a form beforehand.
your ERH, complete the
reimbursement form at your convenience at
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ERH-Program and email us a copy of your receipt
firstname.lastname@example.org. We'll mail you a reimbursement check up to $55.
Emergency Ride Home Fine Print
Any rental car charges incurred after 24 hours will not
be reimbursed. Reimbursement requests without a receipt
cannot be honored. Make sure you get a receipt from
your transportation provider. Any inappropriate use
of this program will be at the employee's expense and
jeopardize future eligibility for the program. The
Emergency Ride Home program can be used up to four times a
- If you register on
- If you carpool, vanpool, use transit, bicycle, or
walk to work on occasion or regularly; and
- If you use a qualifying mode on the day the
Emergency Ride Home is needed.
What trips are eligible?
Unplanned personal emergencies, such as:
- Personal or family illness or injury
- A family crisis
- Your carpool or vanpool is unavailable for its USUAL
What trips are not eligible?
The following situations are not covered
by the Emergency Ride Home program:
- Overtime (unexpected or planned),
e.g. working past the hour of your usual bus service
- Personal errands;
- Pre-planned medical or dental appointments
- Business-related travel
- Injury on the job
- Regional disasters, such as earthquake or flood