Large employers in The Hague are calling for 'spread and avoid' to avoid crowds during rush hour. Now that more and more people have been vaccinated against corona and more is allowed, people are traveling more often by car, bus, tram or train. Employers encourage hybrid working. That means partly in the office, but also at home.
Since corona, many people have started traveling in a different way. It was less crowded on the road and in public transport. There were hardly any peaks. The organizations want to work together to ensure that the crowds do not return. At the moment, 7 large companies in The Hague, the national government, the province of South Holland and the municipality of The Hague are already participating. As employers, they encourage their employees to travel to the office outside peak hours and to work more hybridly. They are supported in this by Ookbaar Haaglanden and Rijnland and they exchange examples among themselves. They invite other companies to participate in order to maximize the effect.
Organizations that want to participate in 'spread and avoid' can contact reachable Haaglanden and Rijnland. Experts from this organization can advise on measures that suit a specific organization or situation.
Spread and avoid
These organizations endorse the importance of hybrid working to spread and avoid and participate: Aegon, ANWB, MN, NN Group, PostNL, Shell, Siemens, T-Mobile, central government, Province of South Holland, Municipality of The Hague and Ookbaar Haaglanden and Rhineland. The Green Business Club Beatrixkwartier is committed to enthuse the affiliated organizations to participate in 'spread and avoid', according to municipality of The Hague.