Regional Transportation Options Plan

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The Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission (CCRPC) is creating a Regional Transportation Options Plan to assess the feasibility of transportation demand management (TDM) options and recommend an implementation approach. [Click here to learn more about TDM.] This will include prioritized actions, proposed timeline, anticipated costs, and responsible entities. The outcomes of this project will advance the recommendations of the 2023 Metropolitan Transportation Plan and the implementation plan of the Chittenden County I-89 2050 Study by evaluating the actions and recommendations and developing steps to move the actions towards implementation. Investing in TDM options will also help the State achieve the carbon reduction requirements set forth in the Global Warming Solutions Act (Act 153 as Enacted).

Specifically, we will look at the feasibility, cost, and necessary actions to implement these aspirational TDM measures from the I-89 2050 Study and MTP:

  • Increase telework share by 50%
  • 90% of households in Existing Developed Areas
  • Double walking & biking trips
  • Triple transit service
  • Increase employer sponsored TDM participation
  • Reduce supply of residential parking and increase cost of paid parking
  • Implement a mileage-based fee to replace gas tax

SEE BELOW FOR MORE INFORMATION ON:

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ADVISORY COMMITTEE »
CONTACT »


public participation

All meetings and public participation opportunities will be listed here when scheduled. The public involvement process will be informed and guided by the CCRPC’s Public Participation Plan. Want to join the project email list to stay up to date on progress and meetings? Send an email to Bryan Davis, CCRPC Senior Transportation Planner, from the address you would like to have added to the list.

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STUDY DOCUMENTS

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ADVISORY COMMITTEE

The role of the Advisory Committee is to represent a range of perspectives; review study materials and provide feedback; communicate with and provide updates to their organizations/constituents; and guide the overall project process.

Advisory Committee Members:

  • Alex Weinhagen, Town of Hinesburg
  • Annie Bourdon, CarShare VT
  • Bob Henneberger, CCRPC TAC – older adults
  • Charles Dillard, City of Burlington
  • Chris Damiani, GMT
  • Connie Beal, United Way Working Bridges Sam Andersen, CCRPC TAC – business (GBIC)
  • Jonathon Weber, Local Motion
  • Ross MacDonald , VTrans Public Transit Section
  • Sandy Thibault, CATMA

March 12, 2024 Advisory Committee  kick off slides »

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contact

For more information, please contact Project Manager Bryan Davis, CCRPC Senior Transportation Planner: (802) 861-0129.

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