Transportation Demand Management (TDM)

This program encompasses several tools to reduce GHG emissions from transportation and reduce vehicle miles traveled on Colorado roadways which will help to mitigate traffic congestion by offering alternatives to single occupant vehicle (SOV) travel. It includes carpooling, vanpooling, teleworking, flexplace, flextime, Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), Guaranteed Ride Home programs, walking, bicycling, parking management, targeted transit, microtransit, micromobility, and TDM-friendly site design considerations. 

In addition, TDM provides motivation for behavior change in travelers. This can be accomplished through mode shift and/or changing the time of day, day of week, and route of travel in order to reduce demand during peak congestion periods on Colorado roadways. Motivating travelers to take a trip during non-peak hours is another important TDM strategy.  

CDOT completed the Phase 1 and Phase 2 of the "Statewide TDM Plan" to inventory existing programs and make recommendations for the future. 

2019 Statewide Transportation Demand Management Plan

Transportation Management Associations and Organizations (TMAs and TMOs) are created solely as the organization responsible for the implementation of TDM programs and services in a community. Find your local TMA/TMO here.

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