NATIONAL TDM WEEK
ACT celebrated the inaugural TDM Week, May 10-14th, where transportation demand management (TDM) professionals took to social media to spread awareness of TDM policies & strategies. Organizations shared their program success stories, educated their followers on the benefits of TDM, and shared examples of how TDM could be better supported through policy.
TDM strategies are used to seeks to enhance existing transportation infrastructure to create more efficient, accessible, and effective mobility systems that move all people. With over 320 posts about #TDMWeek across LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook, and a reach of over 430,000, ACT members shared the wide variety of TDM strategies, from behavior marketing to increasing transit ridership, to introducing telework policies.
MORE Through TDM
The Mobility Options, Resiliency & Efficiency (MORE) Through TDM Act focuses on solidifying the importance and support of TDM as a key strategy for federal transportation policy. The legislation outlines the importance of TDM and establishes requirements for regions to include TDM in Long-Range Transportation Plans. The legislation would also establish new funding in the amount of $250 million/year for 5 years to support the implementation of TDM strategies.