The Essential Nature of Alternative Transit for Triangle J Commuters

Posted by Alana Keegan Friday, January 13, 2017 11:20:00 AM Categories: Regional Planning

When polled on their daily commute, most Triangle J residents would quickly respond back with the make, model and year of their vehicle. However, for an increasing number of residents, you might get an uncharacteristic response; Asics Nimbus Size 8.5, a Trek Hybrid 7.2 or the GoTriangle Route 105 - that’s right, a pair of tennis shoes, a bike or the trusty regional transit system. As job growth surges so does the traffic and stress associated with a long, congestion filled commute. Many area commuters are looking for alternatives and regional workplaces are stepping up to the plate to provide resources for employees that want to get into work via non-car (or car-light) transportation modes. TJCOG administers programming that assists these workplace leaders through our regional branch of the Best Workplaces for Commuters (BWC) program -  a holistic resource that workplaces can depend on for best practices, education opportunities, and national workplace recognition...

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