Updated: August 2008
Transportation Demand Management
- Reduce greenhouse gas emission levels
- Decrease impervious area on campus
- Reduce the number of single-occupancy vehicles coming to and parking on campus 10% by 2020, by promoting alternative methods of travel
- Reduce the demand for parking spaces and associated impervious surface area
Phase 1 Projects
- Hire a TDM Manager (complete)
- Institute new vehicle registration program for Faculty and Staff parking on campus
- Restructure undergraduate and graduate parking programs on campus
- Improve and integrate on-campus transit system (Tiger Transit)
- Support the Princeton Borough FreeB jitney (shuttle) service
- Encourage the use of public mass transit
Phase 2 Projects
- Promote walking and biking as means of transportation to and on campus
- Control access to existing parking on campus
- Develop and promote car and van pools
- Institute emergency ride and care share programs
- Manage and decrease the number of campus fleet vehicles
- Explore telecommuting and flex time programs
- Promote/Communicate TDM programs to the campus community with incentives for participation
Related Articles & Links
Greestein Altmann, Jennifer. "Electric-Powered Wheels Drive Sustainability Home." Princeton University Website. 7 October 2009.
Stevens, Ruth. "University Drives Down Emissions With TDM." Princeton Weekly Bulletin. 1 June 2009.
Evans, Jonathan. "New Campus Transit System Launched." The Daily Princetonian. 7 January 2009.
Stevens, Ruth. "Transportation and Parking Goals Focus on Sustainability". Princeton Weekly Bulletin. 3 November 2008.