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The MORPC Emergency Ride Home (ERH) program is a free service that assures commuters using alternate forms of transportation to and from work that they won’t be stranded at work in the case of an emergency, illness, or unexpected overtime. It’s a foolproof benefit meant to ease your mind if you rideshare, bike, or bus to work and need to get home quickly.

Apply for ERH using the form below.

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Apply for the Emergency Ride Home Program






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How To Request an Emergency Ride Home

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Have you been approved to use the ERH benefit? Great! Follow these directions to request your ride:

  • Navigate to the Gohio Commute Member Portal
  • From the top menu, click “Incentives”.
  • From the sub-menu, click “Points Programs”.
  • Assuming you are set up correctly, you should see the Emergency Ride Home section.
  • Read the important information explaining the program.
  • Click on the next available point in the list. A new section appears.
  • Click on the “redeem” button.
  • Click “OK” to submit your order.
  • In the new window, enter the information as specified in each field and click “Complete Request”. Note that all fields are mandatory in order to continue.

After the form is submitted, check your inbox for a copy of the email sent to Yellow Cab of Columbus. You will receive a phone call from them to complete the reservation of your ride. Remember, it is very important that you have some form of photo identification to present to the driver.

Important information regarding ERH

Please note the following policies and rules regarding the ERH benefit:

  • You are only allotted four (4) points for this program per calendar year.
  • This program is only available for transportation from your address of employment to your home address or a Park & Ride location. No exceptions are considered.
  • Some form of photo identification must be presented to the Yellow Cab driver upon pick-up.
  • In order to use the benefit, you must have used some sort of sustainable transportation to your workplace, such as carpool, transit, bike, or Gohio Commute Vanpool.

Workplace ERH Accounts (pilot)

MORPC is currently looking for opportunities to expand their ERH program with employers. Would you like to have a dependable transportation option for your employees in the event a family emergency, illness, or unexpected overtime causes them to miss their ride home?

Let us know and we’ll explore the possibility of launching a pilot program at your workplace.

 

Apply for a Workplace ERH Account

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