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Trans012 Carpool Survey - Submitted

Posted by Meredith Moore on April 7, 2020

The Transportation SWATeam made the following recommendation on 4/3/2020: 

The Transportation goal on “reducing single-occupancy vehicle usage” is promising in terms of addressing a number of sustainability objectives such as reducing traffic, congestion, energy consumption, and pollution. One of the possible avenues toward this goal is a campus faculty/staff ride-sharing program for those with steady work hours who are looking for a cost-effective way to commute. This recommendation will

  1. conduct a survey to examine the key factors influencing commuters’ decision to participate, policy and incentive mechanisms that properly address the interests of the commuters and other stakeholders (e.g., Parking, F&S);
  2. develop a model to support the design and operation of the system (such as pricing, service frequency), and
  3. long-term, implement a pilot program on campus.

Attached is the SWATeam recommendation Trans012 Carpool Survey with comments from Transportation SWATeam members.