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Review of the Growth and Transportation Efficiency Center Program, with Recommendations for Increasing Benefits to Suburban Cities

Description: This report provides guidance to the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) in creating, supporting, and enhancing Growth and Transportation Efficiency Centers (GTECs), especially those centers located within suburban cities. The report examines the goals of the GTEC program and makes a variety of recommendations for growing the program and expanding its effectiveness in reducing peak period SOV (single occupant vehicle) use under a variety of different budgetary scenarios.

  • Date Published: May, 2011
  • Publication Number: WA-RD 763.1
  • Last Modified: June 20, 2011
  • Authors: Mark E. Hallenbeck, Dan Carlson.
  • Originator: Washington State Transportation Center (TRAC)
  • # of Pages: 55 p., 1.17 mb (PDF)
  • Subject: Transportation planning, Sustainable transportation, Mixed use development, Single occupant vehicles, Travel behavior, Commuting, Work trips, Land use planning, Local transportation, Smart growth, Suburbs, Recommendations.
  • Keywords: GTEC, growth management, urban centers, growth and transportation efficiency centers.
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