Watch the Video - what is transportation demand management?
What is Transportation Demand Management (TDM)? TDM is just a fancy way of saying: we improve transportation outcomes for everyone by maximizing smart mobility choices that meet and exceed travelers’ needs.
Why TDM in Monterey?
Maximize Existing Transportation Infrastructure for Today While Continuing to Plan for Tomorrow
Helping Employees Get to Work, Students/Faculty Get to Campus, and Visitors Get Around Town
Lead by Example as a Community and as a Major Employer
When do you use TDM?
Start with once a week, if you are a ! We promise you will it! And then do it every day, just like a good !
What are the Outcomes of TDM?
Recruitment and Retention of Workforce
Improved Quality of Life
Return on Investment
A world-class City to live, visit, and work in
Community Benefits of TDM The benefits of reducing dependence on the automobile are extensive, not only to an organization but also for the larger community.
Reduced dependence on fossil fuels and green house gas emissions
Reduced congestion and energy consumption
Improved air and water quality reduced emissions and fluid leaks)
Reduced heat dome effect (reduced need for paved surfaces)
Economic and Financial Benefits
Reduced car ownership, maintenance, and parking cost
Reduced need for expensive regional vehicular infrastructure, yielding lower return on investment than transit
Reduced cost of healthcare (over the long-term)
Attracts individuals that value a multi-modal environment (representing much of today’s work force)
Transportation System Benefits
Reduced traffic congestion resulting in time savings
Enhanced overall access, convenience, and connectivity
Improved quality of life in communities with transportation options (walkable and bikeable)
Allows for social interactions and community connectedness
Reduced fragmentation and safety issues caused by wide, high-speed roads
Enables an aging population to retain independence in the community
Health and Safety Benefits
Improved health through active transportation (biking and waking)
Improved air quality
Reduced stress levels
Did you Know?
Where Do We Go from Here? As part of this project, we are establishing core partnerships with business and community leaders and are currently developing TDM resources for our partners.
Coming Soon Fun Facts/Did you know? Which additional roadway infrastructure project will help improve traffic flow in Monterey? “I Support TDM in Monterey; it is working for me and my business.” Human Resources: YOU can make TDM happen! How Can I Play A Part in TDM in Monterey?
Whether you are a visitor, student, employee, employer, or resident, there are many large and small ways to play at part. Click on the icons below for specific strategies to implement or take advantage of to be part of the solution:
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