GreenTRIP is a new certification program that rewards residential in-fill projects that help reduce traffic and greenhouse gas emissions. To get certification, developments must be located near transit stops or stations in walkable neighborhoods and apply traffic-reduction strategies such as offering discounted transit passes or car-sharing memberships to residents. Learn about the program with Ann Cheng, GreenTRIP Program Director, Michael Van Every of Republic Urban Properties, Andrea Osgood of Eden Housing and a City Centric representative. Co-sponsored by ULI San Francisco.
"How can we get developments built with less parking and more walkability? Learn how on April 20, when we’ll talk about these issues and ‘GreenTRIP’, TransForm’s new certification program. For too long, outdated parking codes, traffic policies, zoning, and misconceptions have held back the kind of development that improves communities and enhances mobility for everyone. […]
From TransForm: Building Certification for Truly Transit-Oriented, Green Development Link for more information: http://www.lisc.org/content/calendar/detail/19647/ Location: https://cc.readytalk.com/cc/schedule/display.do?udc=1xuz644othk7, Oakland, CA Transportation is increasingly being recognized amongst community development practitioners as a key component of building communities that are socially equitable and environmentally sustainable. Green building certification systems – such as LEED and the Living Building Challenge- are […]
From NPH: Creating better data on place, demographics, and mobility management to unock both affordable housing and transporation. The Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California invites you to a lively session on the link between affordable housing and transportation. Transportation is the second largest household cost after housing. Affordable housing developments too often are not recognized for […]
From TransForm: Moving Forward: A Tool for Estimating VMT Reduction Link for more information: http://www.calapa.org/2011-conference/ Location: Fess Parker’s Doubletree 633 East Cabrillo Boulevard, Santa Barbara, CA In recent years the planning profession has witnessed an extraordinary shift in environmental goals and land use priorities across all levels of government. Coupled with changes in regulatory requirements, […]
Photo: Michael Patrick Among the many strategies to reduce vehicle miles traveled (VMT) and attendant greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from private vehicles, Bay Area smart growth advocate TransForm has developed a new certification called GreenTRIP to encourage architects, developers, and municipal officials to build transit-oriented development and implement transportation demand management (TDM) solutions for future […]
From TransForm: Join TransForm’s Ann Cheng for this FREE event discussing ways to support transit-oriented development – including TransForm’s GreenTRIP program. This forum will highlight techniques to support the transit ridership objectives of transit oriented development (TOD) in affordable and mixed-income developments. Examples and tips from experience with transit passes, marketing, and a certification program will be […]