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Transportation Demand Management

April 5, 2021, 11am PDT
If approved, the proposed regulations would require developers to implement policies to reduce single-occupancy vehicle trips for new developments.
Westword
March 1, 2021, 12pm PST
A new report examines how governments can encourage citizens to use alternatives to private cars in order to reduce car dependency.
International Transport Forum
September 9, 2020, 6am PDT
A new requirement for the Virginia Department of Transportation took effect on July 1. The state's transportation planners and engineers now must study Transportation Demand Management as an approach to congestion management.
The Virginia Mercury
May 25, 2020, 9am PDT
The technology for congestion pricing already exists. The leadership and vision required to implement congestion pricing is still a work in progress, according to a report.
Eno Center for Transportation
February 19, 2020, 7am PST
Traffic safety initiatives must recognise that all vehicle travel imposes risks, and traffic reduction policies increase safety in addition to other benefits.
Action Vision Zero
Blog post
August 23, 2019, 7am PDT
There is no war on cars. Everybody, including motorists, benefit from a more diverse and efficient transportation system. Let there be peace!
Todd Litman
July 22, 2019, 12pm PDT
A proposed pilot program would text six new types of transit ridership incentives in the city of Austin.
Smart Cities Dive
Blog post
June 3, 2019, 8am PDT
Many current planning practices reinforce a cycle of increased automobile use, more automobile-oriented community redevelopment, and reduced mobility options. There are good reasons to break this pattern.
Todd Litman
March 21, 2019, 1pm PDT
The World Resources Institute's Transformative Urban Mobility program has produced two new guides that succinctly describe why and how cities can implement transportation demand management policies and programs.
WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities
June 3, 2018, 1pm PDT
A new study by Mobility Lab makes a strong case for unbundling parking from rent to inspire more sustainable transportation choices.
Mobility Lab
Blog post
December 18, 2017, 1pm PST
Despite numerous traffic safety programs, traffic death rates have not declined in a decade and recently started to increase. We can do better! A new paradigm identifies additional safety strategies that reduce both crash rates and risk exposure.
Todd Litman
August 12, 2017, 1pm PDT
An approved, 55 micro-unit, mixed-use development with no parking sited on a transit corridor with 15-minute headways has been halted by a legal ruling after neighborhood opponents proved the bus was not meeting its schedule.
Seattle Weekly
March 2, 2017, 12pm PST
Leading researchers debate whether more compact urban development reduces automobile travel in the Journal of the American Planning Association. The issues are complex and important.
Journal Of The American Planning Association
February 8, 2016, 12pm PST
Fresno State University in California has released plans for a suite of changes that will redefine its approach to transportation—away from a devout focus on cars and toward more transportation options.
Stop and Move
August 17, 2015, 8am PDT
As people re-evaluate their transportation decisions, the argument to support transportation demand management might not be what policy makers expected.
Mobility Lab
Blog post
May 25, 2015, 1pm PDT
In Vancouver, British Columbia, dramatic reductions in automobile travel and resulting benefits demonstrate that integrated TDM and smart growth policies can help create cities that are healthy, wealthy, and wise.
Todd Litman
May 21, 2015, 5am PDT
A new Deloitte report evaluates ways that new technologies and mobility services help reduce the need to own and use private automobiles. Helsinki's audacious goal: By 2025, no city resident will need to own a private car.
Smart Mobility
April 23, 2015, 6am PDT
In a program called the first of its kind in the nation, the Arlington County will implement a transportation demand management program for public school employees.
Mobility Lab
October 24, 2014, 8am PDT
In a new coming-of-age sign for the technology industry in Los Angeles, the San Francisco based start-up RidePal unveiled its first private shuttle bus partnership in LA this week.
Los Angeles Times
September 16, 2013, 12pm PDT
As urban populations increase and drivers seek to escape crowded commutes, America's urban transit systems are becoming increasingly congested. For TDM professionals to improve mobility for all, they must first change how they conceive of congestion.
Greater Greater Washington