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File #: 22-17    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agendas Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 1/12/2022 In control: Board of Aldermen
On agenda: 1/18/2022 Final action:
Title: Resolution Supporting an Application for Triangle J Council of Government's FY23 Transportation Demand Management Grant Program, Triangle Transportation Choices, in Partnership with Chapel Hill PURPOSE: The purpose of this agenda item is for the Town Council to consider a resolution authorizing the submittal of an application for Triangle J Council of Government's FY23 Triangle Transportation Choices grant program in partnership with the Town of Chapel Hill. The Town has participated in the TDM grant program as a subrecipient of Chapel Hill since FY11.
Attachments: 1. A - Resolution for TJCOG FY23 TDM Grant.pdf, 2. B - TJCOG Grant Program Overview
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Resolution Supporting an Application for Triangle J Council of Government's FY23 Transportation Demand Management Grant Program, Triangle Transportation Choices, in Partnership with Chapel Hill
PURPOSE: The purpose of this agenda item is for the Town Council to consider a resolution authorizing the submittal of an application for Triangle J Council of Government's FY23 Triangle Transportation Choices grant program in partnership with the Town of Chapel Hill. The Town has participated in the TDM grant program as a subrecipient of Chapel Hill since FY11.
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DEPARTMENT: Planning

CONTACT INFORMATION: Tina Moon, Planning Administrator, 919-918-7325, cmoon@townofcarrboro.org; Zachary Hallock, Transportation Planner, 919-918-7329, zhallock@townofcarrboro.org;Trish McGuire, Planning Director, 919-918-7327, pmcguire@townofcarrboro.org

INFORMATION: Transportation Demand Management (TDM) is the application of strategies and policies to reduce reliance on single-occupancy vehicles (SOV) by encouraging other options for travel such as carpooling, public transit, biking, walking, remote or teleworking, and flexible work schedules. Since 2007, the Triangle J Council of Governments (TJCOG) has administered a TDM program for the Triangle Region. The plan has been updated twice, first in 2014 and again in 2019, and was rebranded with a new name, "Triangle Transportation Choices" and new logo in the summer of 2021. (The updated plan may be found at: draft_updated_tdm_plan.pdf (tjcog.org)

TJCOG receives NCDOT funding from the Durham-Chapel Hill-Carrboro Metropolitan Planning Organization (DCHC MPO) and the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (CAMPO) for TDM activities. One of the key programs that TJCOG administers is an annual grant program for up to 50-percent reimbursement of activities designed to encourage behavior changes that lesson the demand for SOVs. Eligible activities include events, the development and dissemination of promo...

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