Transportation Demand Management (TDM) are the strategies to improve the transportation system’s efficiency. This would be done by increasing person trips without increasing vehicle trips. The travel modes most commonly associated with TDM are: transit, vanpool, carpool, biking and walking. TDM is also associated with other travel options such as compressed work weeks, alternative work schedules and teleworking. The basic component of TDM is communicating these options to commuters and travelers and encouraging them to use them.
MAG and Valley Metro are considering ways to market alternative modes and schedules. The Regional Transportation Demand Management (TDM) Plan will evaluate new or expanded programs to:
Best practices research
Include peer agency review
Including focus groups
Coordinate with ongoing
Include budget and timeline
Include TIP and RTP changes
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