How To: Form a Committee

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In order for Smart Commute to be successful, it is important that it maximizes community outreach and engagement.  Learn how to form a committe to plan and implement a Smart Commute initiative in your community:

Networking Tools 

10 Tips for Successful Networking

This document explains how to form valuable connections throughout your community.  These tips will be useful for building a committee or organizing a Smart Commute campaign.

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Social Media Tools

This document discusses how to use online social media to reach people to help with the Smart Commute cause and communicate effectively to committee members.

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Contacting Potential Members

Invitation Letter

This document is an example of an invitation letter that could be used to recruit comittee members.

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Committee Contact Information

This is an example of how the committe contact information could be organized.

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Things to Remember

Who to Invite

This document will help you brainstorm who might join in the Smart Commute efforts.

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Thank you letters

This is a sample thank you letter that can be sent to all Smart Commute team members, thanking them for their hard work and dedication.

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Why Smart Commute?

Get Healthy: Burn calories, tone your muscles, and increase your overall fitness level as you walk or bicycle throughout the day.

Save Money: Fuel costs, automobile maintenance, and parking fees make car ownership the second largest household expense.

Be Green: Help make your community a greener place by reducing car trips, the single largest source of air pollution.