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File #: 20-439    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agendas Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 12/17/2020 In control: Board of Aldermen
On agenda: 1/12/2021 Final action:
Title: Resolution supporting continued participation in the Transportation Demand Management program PURPOSE: The purpose of this agenda item is to provide Council with an update on the status of the Transportation Demand Management (TDM) program, and to consider a resolution supporting continued participation in the program.
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Resolution, 2. Attachment B - TJCOG Overview, 3. Attachment C - NCDOT Overview
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Resolution supporting continued participation in the Transportation Demand Management program
PURPOSE: The purpose of this agenda item is to provide Council with an update on the status of the Transportation Demand Management (TDM) program, and to consider a resolution supporting continued participation in the program.
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DEPARTMENT: Planning

CONTACT INFORMATION: Zachary Hallock, 919-918-7329, zhallock@townofcarrboro.org; Trish McGuire, 919-918-7327, pmcguire@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.

TDM efforts by the Town are a separate (but related) activity from th...

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