Challenge: Reduce the number of drive-alone commute trips in the region.
On an average weekday commute, about 6,000 people, most living within 25 miles, drive to campus. In 2014-15 almost 15% of the regional commuters took a bike, bus or train to campus; an additional 10% carpooled and 75% drove alone. With an incredible road network and a regional commute train, how can campus help reduce these regional trips?
The LRDP Draft Planning Scenario provides capacity to accommodate a significant amount of the potential growth in enrollment and employment in campus housing. There are a number of new and innovative transportation programs that may foster a more sustainable future, enrich community life, and meet regional travel demand for those not living in Davis. In the coming weeks and months campus will study transportation programs to accomplish the goals listed above and minimize impacts to the environment. If you would like to participate in a transportation survey focused on these innovative programs, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and get involved.