BP13: Alternative Transportation

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Annually communicate to occupants the alternative transportation options available at the building (carshare, bikeshare, rideshare, public transit, shuttle service, for example). Evaluate opportunities to improve occupant utilization of alternative transportation each year.

Implementation Requirements

BIT Building:

  1. At least once per year, communicate available transportation options to all building occupants and users. These options might include: shuttle services, electric vehicle charging stations, carshare, rideshare, bikeshare, gyms/changing/shower facilities, and public transit (such as express buses).

BIT for Tenants:

  1. Same as BIT Building.

BIT Building:

  1. Annually evaluate the feasibility of additional clean transportation amenities and opportunities to increase usage. Complete the “Alternative Transportation Feasibility Assessment” below, or use your own assessment form if preferable.

BIT for Tenants:

  1. Same as BIT Building.

Submittal Requirements

BIT Building:

  • Snapshots or copies of the communications pieces used and date(s) issued.
  • Summary of the current-year alternative transportation optimization measures considered and the implementation plan for possible improvements. This may be included in the Annual Sustainability Planning Meeting Report. (See "Annual Sustainability Planning Report Template")

BIT for Tenants:

Provide both of the following:

  • Photographs or copies of the communications pieces used to share alternative transportation strategies with tenant-space occupants; AND
  • A completed BIT Alternative Transportation Feasibility Assessment worksheet.
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Annually communicate to occupants the alternative transportation options available at the building (carshare, bikeshare, rideshare, public transit, shuttle service, for example). Evaluate opportunities to improve occupant utilization of alternative transportation each year.

Implementation Requirements

BIT Building:

  1. At least once per year, communicate available transportation options to all building occupants and users. These options might include: shuttle services, electric vehicle charging stations, carshare, rideshare, bikeshare, gyms/changing/shower facilities, and public transit (such as express buses).

BIT for Tenants:

  1. Same as BIT Building.

BIT Building:

  1. Annually evaluate the feasibility of additional clean transportation amenities and opportunities to increase usage. Complete the “Alternative Transportation Feasibility Assessment” below, or use your own assessment form if preferable.

BIT for Tenants:

  1. Same as BIT Building.

Submittal Requirements

BIT Building:

  • Snapshots or copies of the communications pieces used and date(s) issued.
  • Summary of the current-year alternative transportation optimization measures considered and the implementation plan for possible improvements. This may be included in the Annual Sustainability Planning Meeting Report. (See "Annual Sustainability Planning Report Template")

BIT for Tenants:

Provide both of the following:

  • Photographs or copies of the communications pieces used to share alternative transportation strategies with tenant-space occupants; AND
  • A completed BIT Alternative Transportation Feasibility Assessment worksheet.

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