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File #: 19-380    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agendas Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 12/2/2019 In control: Board of Aldermen
On agenda: 1/21/2020 Final action:
Title: Request to Consider Resolution to Continue Participation in the Transportation Demand Management Program for FY2020-21. PURPOSE: The purpose of this item is for the Town Council to consider authorizing the Town Manager to Execute a Memorandum of Agreement with the Town of Chapel Hill for Carrboro's participation in the Regional Transportation Demand Management program for FY2020-2021.
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Resolution, 2. Attachment B - TJCOG Overview, 3. Attachment C - NCDOT Overview
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Request to Consider Resolution to Continue Participation in the Transportation Demand Management Program for FY2020-21.
PURPOSE: The purpose of this item is for the Town Council to consider authorizing the Town Manager to Execute a Memorandum of Agreement with the Town of Chapel Hill for Carrboro's participation in the Regional Transportation Demand Management program for FY2020-2021.
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DEPARTMENT: Planning

CONTACT INFORMATION: Zachary Hallock, 919-918-7329, zhallock@townofcarrboro.org

INFORMATION: Transportation Demand Management (TDM) programs promote alternatives to single occupant vehicles for personal commuter transportation for the purpose of improving air quality, reducing transportation congestion, and expanding mobility options. In 2006-2007, Go Triangle, Triangle J Council of Governments (TJCOG), the two Metropolitan Planning Organizations (Capital Area MPO and Durham-Chapel Hill-Carrboro MPO) and the North Carolina Department of Transportation created the Triangle Region Seven Year Long Range Travel Demand Management Plan to improve TDM efforts in the Triangle. The regional program, funded by NCDOT is administered by TJCOG as a reimbursement-based grant program. Information about the program is provided (Attachment B and Attachment C). Additional details about the TJCOG TDM program can be found at:
https://www.tjcog.org/programs-land-use-transportation/transportation-demand-management

The Town of Carrboro has participated with the Town of Chapel Hill in the regional Transportation Demand Management (TDM) program for the last several years. Chapel Hill serves as the grant recipient and the Town of Carrboro partners as a sub-recipient. The Town of Carrboro receives up to a 50-percent match on staff and vehicle costs for activities such as the Open Streets event in April, and a 2-percent reimbursement of the Transportation Planner's salary for the year.

Due to the competitiveness of the grant application process, the...

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