Living and working at Atlantic Station comes with a unique set of perks, but we all know that commuting can be a challenge for many individuals.
If you’re a registered commuter with our partner Georgia Commute Options you’ll be delighted to know that the free Guaranteed Ride Home (GRH) program has now expanded to operate 24/7!
Life can be unpredictable and unexpected situations may arise – whether it’s a family emergency, unplanned overtime at work or a sudden illness. With Georgia Commute Options’ Guaranteed Ride Home program, you can commute with peace of mind knowing you have a reliable safety net.
This recent update ensures that commuters will never be stranded, no matter the time or situation. This also makes carpooling and transit more appealing options, because the worry of being stranded or having limited transportation choices is alleviated, encouraging more individuals to opt for sustainable commuting solutions.
Below, you’ll find a recap of how GRH works, how to redeem your free rides and a list of benefits that commuters can enjoy.
What is Guaranteed Ride Home (GRH)?
- The GRH program, offered by Georgia Commute Options, is designed to provide a reliable and convenient backup plan for commuters.
- Members of the GCO app can redeem Uber rides up to 4 times per year.
- Users can now request the GRH through their account on the MyGaCommute website or the Ga Commute app.
Benefits of 24/7 GRH
- Reliability at Any Hour: The expansion of the GRH program to operate 24/7 means you can count on a ride home, even during the late hours or early morning. No matter what time your shift ends, you won’t have to worry about finding a ride back home.
- Flexible Emergency Coverage: Life’s emergencies don’t adhere to a schedule, and with the 24/7 GRH, you can rest assured that you’re protected round the clock. Whether it’s a sudden family matter, an unexpected work obligation, or any other unforeseen event, GCO has your back.
- Stress-Free Carpooling and Transit Commutes: Knowing that you have a guaranteed ride home reduces the stress associated with commuting. You can focus on your workday or enjoy your time at Atlantic Station without the constant worry about transportation.
- Cost-Effective Solution: With the GRH program being offered at no additional cost to GCO members, it’s a cost-effective alternative to expensive last-minute rides, taxi fares, or surge pricing from ride-sharing apps.
To Redeem Your Free Rides, Follow These Simple Steps:
- Access the Ga Commute app or visit MyGaCommuteOptions.com.
- Ensure your account settings have a valid phone number and that you’ve enabled text message notifications. You’ll receive a verification code via text to confirm your phone number.
- Visit the rewards tab on the GA Commute app or webpage and navigate to the featured section where you will see “Guaranteed Ride Home” as an option. Click on “Redeem for 0 points” in green at the bottom of the page, after reviewing the terms and conditions.
- Provide the necessary information for fulfilment and select your email.
- A GCO staff member will contact you to confirm the ride details.
- After confirming the details, the GCO staff will schedule your Uber ride.
- You’ll receive a text message containing your Uber’s information, including the car description, license plate and driver’s name. A tracking link will also be provided, allowing you to monitor your ride’s progress, but changes cannot be made.
- Enjoy your ride!
For GCO members living or working at Atlantic Station, the expansion of the GRH program to operate 24/7 is undoubtedly a game-changer. Now, you can enjoy a stress-free commute, knowing that GCO has your back no matter what time or situation arises. Sign up for the program today.