This month, a number of news items have highlighted the ongoing importance of transportation demand management as a tool to address congestion issues. A biennial report from downtown Seattle shows how TDM efforts and transit improvements are keeping drive-alone commutes at 30 percent while transit ridership rises.
Noted below, San Francisco is investing in a future of developments that guide transportation choices. And in the D.C. region, the return of SafeTrack (and disappearance of the Blue line) has again emphasized the importance of transportation options and clear, understandable transit information.
Also in this edition of the Express: the advocacy “army” improving Atlanta’s bus stops, car-free travel planning, and more.