A Guide to Commuting During COVID-19

COVID-19 continues to shape our everyday lives. Businesses and employees are all striving to navigate this new reality with many of them planning a return to their worksites. So, whether you’re going into the office or are continuing to telework, we’ve compiled some tips and resources from organizations like the CDC and Association for Commuter Transportation to help employers and commuters stay healthy as you return to your workplace.

Check Out Tips and Tools for Specific Commute Options:

General Guidance



  • Maintain social distancing by staying at least 6 feet from others
  • Wear a face covering when out in public
  • Use hand sanitizer immediately after leaving a train station, carpool, or other mode. When you arrive at your workplace or home, wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Avoid touching your face while you’re commuting
  • Stay home and avoid taking shared commutes if you know that you’ve been in contact with someone who has COVID-19
  • If you are feeling sick, don’t go into work and avoid taking shared commutes (public transit, carpools, etc.)


  • Regularly disinfect the worksite
  • Rearrange office furniture, as needed, to comply with social distancing
  • Improve worksite ventilation

For additional questions and recommendations, visit the CDC’s website or contact your county health department.