About Us

Under authority of Chapters 187 and 341, Florida Statutes, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) provides financial and technical assistance to promote alternatives to commuters driving alone. South Florida Commuter Services (SFCS), an FDOT program, seeks to reduce vehicle miles traveled (VMT) in South Florida through a variety of Transportation Demand Management (TDM) strategies. SFCS’ primary activities involve advocating for and highlighting the benefits of the following:

Carpooling: 2+ people commuting together

Vanpooling: 4-15 people commuting together in a state sponsored van or SUV

Working From Home: Individuals carrying out the majority of their work activities from home

Flexible Work Schedules: Working full-time but commuting outside of morning and afternoon rush hours

Mass Transit: An alternative to driving offering regular, economical &
dependable transit

Bicycling: The greenest, healthiest option for commuting

Walking: Healthy option for commuters who live close to their place of employment

Park & Ride Facilities: The most convenient place to meet for a commuting option – usually free

Guaranteed Ride Home: In the event of an unforeseen circumstance,
the government will pay for commuters’ rides home