University District

36% CTR Employer Drive-alone rate in University District The University District Network is named for the University of Washington; however, this network is also home to employers in the health care and government industries that collectively bring over 30,000 daily commuters to CTR-affected employers.

University District employers are working to achieve a drive-alone rate of 36% by 2017.

Employer Benefits

BenefitEmployers offering
Support for commuter programs 57%
Guaranteed ride home program 71%
Charge for parking 71%
Bike/walk facilities 100%
Pre-tax options 86%
Passport 86%

Data Sources: Network performance data is summarized from Washington State Department of Transportation CTR Survey data from 2015/2016. Network benefits data is summarized from 2014 CTR program reports.

Commute Choices

The most popular transportation benefits offered by University District employers offering a Guaranteed Ride Home (GRH) program, providing employees with an annual transit pass (ORCA Passport), offering pre-tax and on-site amenities like shower and locker facilities.

In 2013/2014, the top three University District commute choices to driving alone were riding transit, ridesharing, and biking. Due to the number of employers in the University District that still have to survey, 2015/2016 mode split information will be updated in June 2016.

Employer Profiles

Seattle's Children's Hospital, University of Washington

Seattle's CTR program emphasizes peer-to-peer sharing of best practices to help employers meet their CTR goals. Find out how to add your profile here.


Greg Spotts, Director
Address: 700 5th Ave, Suite 3800, Seattle, WA, 98104
Mailing Address: PO Box 34996, Seattle, WA, 98124-4996
Phone: (206) 684-7623

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