BP13: Alternative Transportation

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This best practice helps building operators support building occupants to use alternative transportation. By understanding the commuting needs and habits of occupants, and sharing information about alternatives, building operators can drive meaningful changes in reducing transportation-related impacts to the  environment.

The intent of this best practice is to help building operators reduce greenhouse gas emissions, air pollution, and the adverse effects of land development caused by the use of automobiles to transport occupants to and from the workplace.

 

Objective

Create and implement a comprehensive alternative transportation program that reduces the need for building occupants to use their automobiles.

Submittal Requirements

The following are the required submittals in order to fulfill the objective of this best practice.

  • An alternative transportation assessment report for the project that includes:
    • Date of assessment;
    • Summary of existing alternative transportation options; and
    • Recommendations for opportunities for improvement.

 

Implementation Guidance

See BIT Building Program Manual for additional details and recommended steps for implementing this best practice.

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This best practice helps building operators support building occupants to use alternative transportation. By understanding the commuting needs and habits of occupants, and sharing information about alternatives, building operators can drive meaningful changes in reducing transportation-related impacts to the  environment.

The intent of this best practice is to help building operators reduce greenhouse gas emissions, air pollution, and the adverse effects of land development caused by the use of automobiles to transport occupants to and from the workplace.

 

Objective

Create and implement a comprehensive alternative transportation program that reduces the need for building occupants to use their automobiles.

Implementation Requirements

See BIT Building Program Manual for additional details and recommended steps for implementing this best practice.

Submittal Requirements

The following are the required submittals in order to fulfill the objective of this best practice.

  • An alternative transportation assessment report for the project that includes:
    • Date of assessment;
    • Summary of existing alternative transportation options; and
    • Recommendations for opportunities for improvement.

 

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