Status of Travel Demand Management Efforts

Travel demand management (TDM) is an important tool in improving the efficiency of demand on the transportation system by promoting and facilitating alternative modes of travel and trip reduction strategies. TDM programs focus on communicating strategies for reducing single-occupancy vehicle (SOV) travel, educating travelers about mode alternatives, and illustrating the benefits of traveling more efficiently through combining trips (also known as trip chaining). Most TDM programs today focus on the commute trip, with a goal of reducing peak-hour congestion through the promotion of alternatives, although a few programs take a more holistic approach. The purpose of this brief is to provide an overview of current TDM efforts (as of spring 2014). Contents include a review of TDM strategies championed by the public sector, such as vanpools and telework, and recent initiatives undertaken by the private sector, such as, parking charges and transit vouchers.

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Features: Photos; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 10p

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01600200
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 20 2016 11:07AM