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Reduce Cars (Vehicle Miles Traveled) on Campus (In Progress)

Project History


The 2015 iCAP, chapter 4, objective 4, is "Reduce the percentage of staff trips made using single-occupancy vehicles from 65% to 55% by FY20, 50% by FY25, and 45% by FY30." In order to have a sizable impact on transportation emissions, campus will need a multi-faceted program that encourages and educates the entire University community on alternative transportation options.  Successful transportation demand management programs incorporate incentives for commuters to switch from Single Occupancy Vehicles (SOVs) to active transportation modes. A reduction of SOVs driven on campus, which translates into fewer vehicle miles traveled (VMT), is one metric for success in reducing transportation emissions. There are a number of opportunities the campus might undertake to affect this change.