Program Report FAQs
Completing the CTR Program Report
These instructions correspond to the Employer Program Report & Description form available at https://www.ctrsurvey.org/admin/. If you have additional questions about completing the form, contact your Employer Transportation Representative.
Please be sure to complete all questions. If a particular question does not apply, make sure to answer “no” or “N/A” as applicable. To take as much uncertainty out of completing the form as possible, we’ve provided the following information about how to complete certain questions:
Mandatory CTR program elementsCTR programs submitted by affected employers must include, at a minimum, the mandatory elements outlined in the jurisdiction's ordinance. Select the jurisdiction in which your worksite is located from the list below for an ordinance summary:
Total Number of Employees is ALL persons, regularly working on-site, including:
- All employees on the company payroll including night shift, part time, and teleworking employees.
- All other persons not on the company payroll but who work at the site and are eligible to take advantage of the benefits of the CTR program. This may include contract and temporary employees, cafeteria staff, janitorial staff, etc.
- All full-time employees (minimum of 35 hours per week), who begin a regular workday at a single worksite between 6 am and 9 am (inclusive), on 2 or more weekdays, in positions intended to last at least 12 continuous months.
Most King County jurisdictions require, at a minimum, that information on your CTR Program be distributed annually and to all new hires. The City of Seattle's CTR Ordinance requires distribution of the CTR program summary at least twice a year and to new employees at their time of hire.
CTR affected worksites are required to include a copy of their current CTR Program Summary when submitting the report. The Summary should describe your commuter program and resources; the summary typically includes: ETC name and contact information, resources for commuting options and company policies that influence commute choice. Check out our Program Summary page for resources to create your summary, including a template!
a. If your organization pays for some or all of the cost of monthly transit passes or Passport enter the amount or percent covered.
b-d. Most Passport programs include: bus, train (rail), vanpool, and vanshare subsidies and a Guaranteed Ride Home program (see question 102c).