Tools for Sustainable Transportation
Choice Business Benefits Calculator
The U.S. EPA has developed a Web-based Calculator that enables
an employer considering the Commuter Choice Leadership Initiative
to estimate the financial, environmental, traffic-related, and
other benefits of joining the program.
Access to Transit: An Advocacy Handbook
This handbook was written under the auspices of the Federal
Transit Administration. It can be downloaded as a PDF file.
The Teleworking Impact Estimation Tool
the environmental and economic impacts of telework, from the
Consortium for Green Design and Manufacturing at the University
of California, Berkeley.
Calming for Communities
A one-day seminar on traffic calming for transportation
planning professionals is available at this site. There is also
a Power Point slide show that can be viewed or downloaded, and
adapted as needed.
This website is designed for people and cities that want less
traffic, slower speed and better neighborhooods. The site provides
traffic reduction and street reclaiming information and practical
experiments for local action.
The Energy Yardstick:
Using Place3s to Create More Sustainable Communities (PDF),
developed by the California Energy Commission, Oregon Department
of Energy, and the Washington State Energy Office. Tools for
identifying existing conditions and then developing integrated,
sustainable, and efficient regional and neighborhood comprehensive
plans. Also offers good resources and case studies.
Walkable Communities: Twelve
Steps for an Effective Program
Summarizes key planning, zoning, engineering, and development
recommendations that can make communities more walkable. From
the Florida Department of Transportation Pedestrian Facilities
Planning & Design course. A PDF file.
Based on latitude and longitude, this system for matching carpoolers
works anywhere in the world. Patented TripMatch software checks
the coordinates that commuters enter to find potential matches.
Last updated: November 10, 2003
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