SmartCommute Challenge Events
Congrats to this year's Golden Mode Winners!
This year’s Golden Mode and Employer Commuter Honors nominees were nominated by the public. Over 160 commuters and organizations were nominated and six were honored for their passion and commitment to using sustainable travel. This year’s winners were:

  • • Horace Rozier, BD Technologies - Employee Transportation Coordinator (ETC) Honors

  • • Kelly Chambers, NC Department of Justice - The Golden Sneaker

  • • Dan Clever, GlaxoSmithKline and Richard Sloane, NIEHS - The Golden Spoke (tie)

  • • Bryan Ryan, Wake Technical Community College - The Golden Ticket

  • • Bennie Encarnacion, NIEHS - The Pool Party Award


Companies and organizations were nominated for their efforts promoting sustainable travel to their employees and for making it easier for them to choose another option that driving alone to work. Local employers IBM, Wake Tech Community College Campus Police, US EPA, NC State Bar, NC Department of State Treasurer, Town of Chapel Hill, RTI International, and NC State University, were lauded for their support of commuter benefits and dedication to providing their employees with transit subsidies and commuter-friendly facilities.
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