Modernizing Mitigation: A Demand-Centered Approach

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Eric Sundquist, Mary Ebeling, Robbie Weber, Chris McCahill, Satya Rhodes-Conway, and Katya Spear. Modernizing Mitigation: A Demand-Centered Approach. 2018.

Modernizing Mitigation outlines a new approach to assessing and responding to land use-driven transportation impacts. Instead of relying on auto capacity improvements as a first resort, this approach builds on practice around transportation demand management (TDM) to make traffic reduction the priority. Based on programs dating to the 1990s in several cities, this program provides benefits to the community from reduced impacts of traffic and travel costs, as well as to such particular stakeholders as incumbent land uses, developers and building owners, and staff members administering programs.