Transportation Demand Management Resources

Any effective Transportation Demand Management (TDM) strategy relies on good data, planning and partnerships.  Check out the following resources to learn what and who is working toward a long term sustainable transportation solution for the region. 

Data

ACHD Commuteride TDM Tidbits (PDF)
ACHD Commuteride TDM tidbits offer a look at the commuting patterns in the Treasure Valley.

COMPASS – Dashboard
This dashboard provides a wealth of information about southwest Idaho through a variety of topics - from transportation and economic development to housing and land use.

DEQ Air Quality Reports and Forecasts
DEQ's air quality monitoring program encompasses operation of a monitoring network, laboratory analysis of air samples, and quality assurance activities to ensure data integrity.

US Census Bureau – Travel Characteristics
Here you'll find several surveys conducted by the Census Bureau that ask questions related to commuting including means of transportation, time of departure, mean travel time to work, vehicles available, distance traveled, and expenses associated with commuting.

Planning Efforts

ACHD Planning/Projects
The Ada County Highway District’s (ACHD) pursuit over its efforts to achieve its vision of “Leading transportation innovation – Investing in communities” through strategies, projects and priorities set in their Integrated Five-Year Work Program.

City of Boise Transportation Plan
Boise's Comprehensive Planning division provides long-range planning and policy analysis through the preparation, maintenance and administration of the Comprehensive Plan.

Communities In Motion 2040
COMPASS develops, or updates, a regional long-range transportation plan for Ada and Canyon Counties every four years. These plans look 20+ years into the future to help ensure our roads, bridges, and transportation services (buses, etc.) are ready by helping prioritize projects based on public input and how the region is likely to grow.   >CIM 2014 Vision

Partnerships

National Partners

Best Workplaces for Commuters
Best Workplaces for Commuters is a membership program that provides qualified employers with national recognition and an elite designation for offering outstanding commuter benefits. 

Federal Transit Administration
The Federal Transit Administration is an agency within the United States Department of Transportation that provides financial and technical assistance to local public transit systems.

U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration
The Federal Highway Administration provides stewardship over the construction, maintenance and preservation of the Nation’s highways, bridges and tunnels

United States Environmental Protection Agency
The United States Environmental Protection Agency is an agency of the U.S. federal government which was created for the purpose of protecting human health and the environment.

Local Partners

Ada County Highway District
Ada County Highway District is responsible for building, operating, maintaining, and improving more than 1,800 miles of urban streets, rural roads, alleys, and public rights-of-way in and around Ada County, Idaho.

Boise Chamber of Commerce
The Boise Chamber of Commerce strives to be the region’s most effective advocate for a vibrant economy and outstanding quality of life.

Boise State University
Boise State University is a public, metropolitan research university that fosters student success, lifelong learning, community engagement, innovation and creativity.

Community Planning Association of Southwest Idaho (COMPASS)
COMPASS is the metropolitan planning organization responsible for transportation planning in Ada and Canyon Counties. 

Idaho Department of Environmental Quality
Idaho Department of Environmental Quality is a state department created by the Idaho Environmental Protection and Health Act to ensure clean air, water, and land in the state and protect Idaho citizens from the adverse health impacts of pollution.

Idaho Transportation Department
The Idaho Transportation Department is committed to providing high quality, cost-effective transportation systems that are safe, reliable and responsive for the economical and efficient movement of people and products

Meridian Chamber of Commerce
The Meridian Chamber of Commerce is a membership organization, supported by member investment and the committed involvement of leaders in our business community

Treasure Valley Transit
The mission of Treasure Valley Transit is to provide a viable public transportation system where the need is great and access is limited in Southwest Idaho.

Valley Regional Transit
Valley Regional Transit is Ada and Canyon counties regional public transportation authority. 

Non-Profit Partners

Boise Bicycle Project
Boise Bicycle Project is a community-oriented cooperative that promotes the personal, social and environmental benefits of bicycling.

Boise Valley Economic Partnership
The Boise Valley Economic Partnership is the regional economic development organization for the Boise Valley.

City Club of Boise
The City Club of Boise promotes the discussion of important issues in a non-partisan, civil manner. 

Idaho Environmental Forum
The Idaho Environmental Forum is an informal, nonprofit, nonpartisan, educational association whose sole mission is to promote serious, cordial, and productive discourse on a broad range of environmental policies affecting Idaho.

Idaho Smart Growth
Idaho Smart Growth is a non-profit, non-partisan team offering expertise and tools to brings people together to create great places to live.

Idaho Walk Bike Alliance
The mission of the Idaho Walk Bike Alliance is to promote active transportation as healthy, safe and reliable for all Idahoans.

Treasure Valley Clean Cities Coalition
The Treasure Valley Clean Cities coalition works with vehicle fleets, fuel providers, community leaders, and other stakeholders to reduce petroleum use in transportation.

Treasure Valley Cycling Alliance
Treasure Valley Cycling Alliance builds a better community through encourages citizens to bike regularly by removing barriers, both real and imagined.

Transportation Champions
May in Motion recipients by award

Transportation Resources

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