Update and strengthen public and private Transportation Demand Management (TDM) programs
Promote the use of bicycles or electric scooters for deliveries within the city.
Promote walking and biking to local-serving retail.
Adopt TDM Ordinance per Comp Plan Policy and include GHG emission targets for TDM plans, EV infrastructure targets, telework requirements, and mitigations/remediations allowing parking maximums and unbundled parking. Require new employment projects to add housing and retail to reduce their VMT (Vehicle Miles Traveled).
Work with PAUSD to reduce SOV (Single Occupancy Vehicle) trips by staff, students, and parents.
Increase the number of City Employees utilizing commute benefits and working remotely from home two days per week. Offer all City of Palo Alto employees commute benefits despite their worksite location and support their adoption of bikes/e-bikes/scooters for first/last mile connections. Target 40% of city employees using active modes and 40% of City employees working from home two days per week.
Fund the Palo Alto Transportation Management Association (TMA) with the goal of reducing SOV commute-trips citywide by 30%.
Reduce Vehicle Miles of Travel (VMT) by mandating telework two days per week. (Includes both new and existing development.)