Registration is now open for the April 30 Regional Transportation Demand Management (TDM) Summit hosted by Way to Go. Steve Coast, founder of Open Street Map (OSM), will give the keynote address. OSM is a collaborative project designed to create a free, editable map of the world.
News and Announcements
In the Spring 2015, edition of Esri’s State & Local Government publication, Way to Go’s Schoolpool program, a free matching service for schools and parents, is featured as a case study and model for the nation. Esri writes “The new smart-city based approach of combining end-user data with leading-edge . . .
The Denver region is gearing up for HOV3 in 2017. HOV stands for High-Occupancy Vehicle, and the 3 in HOV3 indicates three or more passengers. How have commuters in other parts of the United States figured out solutions to their HOV3 lanes?
The Guaranteed Ride Home Program is an added benefit provided to employees of companies participating in the annual RTD EcoPass program. This exclusive Way to Go service encourages the use of public transportation and other commute methods such as carpooling, vanpooling, biking, and walking by providing employees with a free taxi ride home if an emergency situation occurs while they are at work on a day they used a transportation option other than driving alone. The Guaranteed Ride Home program saw a 49.5% increase in the number of taxi rides home provided to EcoPass holders from 2013 to 2014.
Are you interested in learning what it takes to organize a Bike to Work Day station, coordinate a company team or become an event sponsor? If so, we invite you to join us for the Bike to Work Day 2015 Open House April 8. Both morning and afternoon open house sessions are available for you to attend. Please RSVP and let us know a.m. or p.m. so we know how many will be in attendance.
Recently, Way to Go started listing all vanpools on its trip-planning website, mywaytogo.org. This improvement is designed to help identify and fill empty seats in existing vanpools and create vanpool groups along popular routes.
Way to Go’s 2015 Bike to Work Day outreach has added a competitive element to the event with the new Employer Challenge.
For Bike to Work Day, Way to Go helps employers set up bicycle-based challenges. The Bike to Work Day challenges formalize efforts that many employers have already been doing. Over the last two years, . . .
On June 24, 2015, more than 30,000 people in the Denver-Boulder metro area will leave their cars at home, hop on their bikes and pedal to work. Celebrated annually on the fourth Wednesday of June, the region’s Bike to Work Day has been around for more than 25 years. More than just a clean and healthy way to get to work . . .
Welcome to the first edition of the new Way to Go quarterly newsletter! As a program of the Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG), a major part of Way
to Go’s mission is to reduce vehicle miles traveled by single-occupant vehicles (SOVs). That, in turn, reduces traffic congestion and improves our air quality. Pretty
important stuff, right?