Benefits of Smart Trips

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As a Transportation Demand Management program, Smart Trips works to create the most efficient multimodal transportation system that moves people with the goal of reducing congestion, improving air quality, and stimulating economic activity.

 

Real Options for Commuters

Smart Trips provides commuters with easily accessible information about reliable and affordable transportation options. Supported with effective marketing and advanced technologies, commuters can make informed choices to meet each trips’ unique needs, while considering cost, time and convenience.

 

Reduced Traffic Congestion

With even a small reduction in the number of single occupancy vehicles on our nation’s roads, commuters an see significant reductions in congestion. Smart Trips supports the most efficient use of our existing infrastructure by increasing per person throughput and allowing more people to use our infrastructure.

 

Improved Public Health and Safety

With reduced reliance on personal vehicles, our communities will see cleaner air leading to direct improvements in public health. Smart Trips initiatives that support increased levels of walking and cycling also enhance overall quality of life; and more people on our streets and sidewalks will create safer neighborhoods.

 

Connecting People to Jobs & Supporting Economic Activity

With more commuting options and less traffic, people will have better and more reliable access to jobs. Businesses will see increased productivity from employees who spend less time stuck in traffic; and products will move quicker to market.