20% CTR Employer Drive-alone rate in DowntownDowntown is Seattle's primary job center and economic hub, with over 63,000 daily commuters traveling to CTR-affected businesses.

Downtown employers are working to achieve a drive-alone rate of 20% by 2017.

Employer Benefits

BenefitEmployers offering
Support for commuter programs 63%
Guaranteed ride home program 79%
Charge for parking 52%
Bike/walk facilities 88%
Pre-tax options 78%
Passport 62%

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

Top choices of commute method
Method of commutePercent of people that choose this type
DAR 19%
Transit 56%
Rideshare 8%
Bike 2%
Walk 5%
Tele/CWW 8%

The top three downtown commuter choices to driving alone are riding transit, ridesharing, and telework/flex schedules.

The most popular transportation benefits offered by Downtown employers include offering a Guaranteed Ride Home (GRH) program, offering pre-tax transportation options, and on-site amenities like shower and locker facilities.

Employer Profiles

KPFF Consulting Engineers

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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