Shifting to Sustainable Modes of Transportation in Boulder Colorado Using Incentives, Norms, Communication and Feedback

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In order to reduce air pollution and traffic congestion, the Boulder City Council began to promote sustainable methods of transportation. Through public meetings, barriers to usin…

AT&T's Telework Program

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Atkyns, R., Blazek, M. & Roitz, J. (2002). Measurement of environmental impacts of telework adoption amidst change in complex organizations: AT&T survey methodology and results. Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 36, 267-285.
More and more AT&T employees are taking advantage of the latest computer technology by working from home. AT&T has been developing their telework program since 1992. Business can …

Promoting Public Transit in Urban Areas with Incentives and Commitment

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Bachman, W. , & Katzev, R. (1982). The effects of non-contingent free bus tickets and personal commitment on urban bus ridership. Transportation Research, 16A, 2, 103-108.
In order to decrease dependence on single occupant vehicles and to improve fossil fuel conservation, a pilot program was designed to increase ridership on mass transit. A literatu…
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Portland’s Smart Trips Welcome Program

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After creating Smart Trips, a successful transportation program for residents of Portland, Oregon, the Bureau of Transportation chose to redefine the program, shifting its focus t…
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Stepping It Up

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Developed in the Region of Peel, Ontario, Stepping It Up was a program designed to reduce car traffic and increase walking and cycling to school by working with elementary school …
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Vancouver’s Employee Trip Reduction Program

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Vancouver’s Employee Trip Reduction Program was launched by the Greater Vancouver Regional District (GVRD) to reduce single-occupant vehicle commuter travel among its employees, p…
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Seattle’s Just One Trip Phase II

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Seattle’s Just One Trip campaign aims to get residents to reduce the number of drive-alone trips they make on a weekly basis, replacing them with green travel alternatives includi…
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City of Austin’s Leave Time Travel Incentive

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In an effort to encourage City of Austin employees to take voluntary actions to reduce their drive-alone trips to and from work, the City established a Smart Commute Rewards progr…
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Chicago’s Go Program

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Chicago’s Go Program was designed to help residents walk, bike, ride transit, and use bike share more frequently while driving alone less often. Outside of promoting alternative f…
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Capitol Hill In Motion

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Created in King County, Washington, Capitol Hill In Motion was a campaign designed to encourage car users and car-owning households in communities where 70% of people were already…
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