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Developing Guidelines for Incorporating Managing Demand into WSDOT Planning and Programming

(Center Identification Number: 77964-00) Principal Investigator: Philip L. Winters, Director, TDM Program National Center for Transit Research (NCTR) at the Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) University of South Florida 4202 E. Fowler Avenue, CUT 100 Tampa, Florida  33620-5375 winters@cutr.usf.edu (813) 974-9811 Problem Statement WSDOT’s Moving Washington policy directs agency employees to integrate demand management, operations, and strategic capacity strategies to achieve a reliable, responsible, and sustainable transportation system that supports Washington State’s healthy economy, environment, and communities. To meet the intent of Moving Washington, WSDOT’s planning and programming efforts must evolve to evaluate the costs, benefits, and effectiveness of a more diverse set of transportation solutions, including those that require implementation by partnering jurisdictions. Only through this broader lens will WSDOT be able to identify and implement the least cost, practical solutions that will help WSDOT meet transportation challenges within … Read entire article »

Filed under: Project Scopes, Research in Progress

Florida Statewide Transportation Demand Management Clearinghouse

(Center Identification Number: 77963-00) Principal Investigator: Philip L. Winters, Director, TDM Program National Center for Transit Research (NCTR) at the Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) University of South Florida 4202 E. Fowler Avenue, CUT 100 Tampa, Florida  33620-5375 winters@cutr.usf.edu (813) 974-9811 Co-Principal Investigator: Julie Bond, Senior Research Associate National Center for Transit Research (NCTR) at the Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) University of South Florida 4202 E. Fowler Avenue, CUT 100 Tampa, Florida  33620-5375 bond@cutr.usf.edu (813) 974-9977 Administrative Officer: Sharon Pinson, Division of Sponsored Research Office of Research and Innovation University of South Florida 3702 Spectrum Blvd, Suite 165 Tampa, Florida  33612-9445 spinson@research.usf.edu (813) 974-0360 Project Description The Florida Statewide Transportation Demand Management (TDM) Clearinghouse provides technical assistance in support of Florida’s commuter assistance program to achieve Florida’s 2060 vision and goals as identified in the Florida Department of Transportation’s (FDOT) 2060 Florida Transportation Plan (and shown below). According to the Federal Highway Administration, TDM is “any … Read entire article »

Filed under: Project Scopes, Research in Progress

Improving the Cost Effectiveness of Financial Incentives in Managing Travel Demand Management (TDM)

(Center Identification Number: 77947) Providing financial incentives to commuters to use alternative modes is a common element of managing transportation demand. Although these incentives have become common during the past two decades as elements of transportation demand management (TDM) programs, limited effort has been made to understand how different ways of providing financial incentives affect commuter mode choice. A better understanding of how these components of incentives affect their impact is critical to enhancing the performance of financial incentives as a TDM strategy. A Web survey was developed and conducted to investigate the feasibility and interest of shifting mode in Florida. A total of 1,031 responses were collected and analyzed. From the survey, researchers found that more than 80 percent of respondents in Florida indicated that they were neither carpooling nor taking … Read entire article »

Filed under: Featured, Final Report Abstracts, FY 2012 Final Reports, FY 2013 Final Reports, Projects, Publications

Yes, You Can: Making TDM Succeed in Small Urban Areas Net Conference

On February 7, 2013, Alexandria Stokman of Missoula in Motion and Kirk Montgomery of ACHD Commuteride Idaho, presented a net conference on the unique challenges small urban areas face when planning and operating transportation demand management (TDM) programs and services.  The event was moderated by Aaron Fodge, ACT Rocky Mountain Chapter president. View the recording and download the slides.  … Read entire article »

Filed under: National TDM and Telework Clearinghouse, Net Conferences

The State of Telework in the U. S. netconference

Telework continues to spark the interest of workers and workplaces. Netconference presenters Kate Lister and Tom Harnish from the Telework Research Network provided a synthesis of their latest research on the state of telework in the U.S. You can view the recording (no recording key or password is required) and download a pdf copy of the presentation (7MB). Their presentation shed light on how telework has grown in recent years, who’s doing it, where they’re working, the barriers to its adoption, and where the trend might be headed. Attendees to the netconference gained a deeper understanding of the current and likely future state of telework. They heard about: How telework participation differs by industry, geography, income, and other factors What share of the nation’s workforce holds telework-compatible jobs The potential economic, energy-saving, and … Read entire article »

Filed under: Net Conferences