Commuter Benefits 

Cook County offers easy to use spending accounts that allow employees to pay for healthcare, childcare, elder care and commuter benefits using pre tax money deducted from your paycheck.   

Commuter Program

Regardless of how you get to work, the Commuter Benefits Program lets you pay for your eligible transit expenses through automatic, pre-tax payroll deductions.  Ordering is handled directly through WageWorks either online or over the phone.  You can request that funds be deposited into your Ventra account, into a WireCommute Commuter card, or that a transit pass to be sent to your home every month. 

You can enroll at any time. Just visit, or call 1-844-284-6267. Representatives are available 24 hours per day, seven days per week.

Commuter Plan Information


ConnectYourCare (CYC) - Effective January 1, 2018



CYC - Commuter Benefit Overview