Minimum Requirements of CTR

 

  • Appoint Employee Transportation Coordinator (ETC) and post name/phone prominently
     
  • Annual information distribution to all employees about employer's CTR program
     
  • Report annually to jurisdiction (Spokane County)
     
  • Measure results in goal years
     
  • Make a good faith effort to achieve CTR goals
     
  • Develop and implement CTR program (with at least two strong program elements) to meet CTR goals. Elements may include, but are not limited to, one or more of the following:

Parking Management:

  • Instituting or increasing parking charges for single occupancy vehicles (SOVs)
     
  • Provision of preferential parking or reduced parking charges, or both, for carpools and/or vanpools combined with the provision of commuter ridematching services to facilitate employee ridesharing for commute trips

Financial Incentives/Subsidies:

  • Provision of subsidies for transit fares
     
  • Provision of subsidies for carpools and/or vanpools
     
  • Provision of a program of parking incentives such as a rebate for employees who do not use the parking facilities
     
  • Implementation of other measures designed to facilitate the use of high-occupancy vehicles, such as on-site day care facilities, cafeteria, etc.
     
  • Guaranteed Ride Home

Alternate Work Schedules:

  • Compressed Work Week schedules which are accessible to a significant number of employees
  • Flexible work schedules (flex-time) to facilitate employee use of transit, carpools or vanpools

Telework:

  • Establishment of a program to permit some or most employees to have the ability to work part or full-time at home or at an alternate worksite closer to their home

Rideshare Program (to support the use of carpools and vanpools) includes at least two of the following:

  • Provision of preferential parking or reduced parking charges, or both, for high-occupancy vehicles combined with the provision of commuter ridematching services to facilitate employee ridesharing for commute trips
     
  • Guaranteed Ride Home
     
  • Internal and/or external ridematching, combined with personalized ETC assistance
     
  • Implementation of other measures designed to facilitate the use of high-occupancy vehicles, such as on-site day care facilities, cafeteria, etc.

Fleet Vehicles for CTR:

  • Provision of vans for vanpools
     
  • Permitting the use of the employer's vehicles for carpooling and/or vanpooling
     
  • Permitting the use of the employer's vehicles for Guaranteed Ride Home

Site Amenities:

  • Construction of special loading and unloading facilities for transit, carpool and vanpool users
     
  • Provision of bicycle parking facilities, lockers, changing areas and showers for employees who bicycle or walk to work