Objective Category
System Options: Mode Share

These objectives seek to increase the share of modes used other than the single occupancy vehicle (SOV) to improve the overall efficiency of the transportation system.

Associated Objectives and Performance Measures

Objective Performance Measure
Reduce per capita SOV commute trip rate by X percent in Y years. SOV commute trips per capita.
Increase alternative (non-SOV) mode share for all trips by X percent within the next Y years. Share of trips by each mode of travel.
Increase active (bicycle/pedestrian) mode share by X percent by year Y. Share of trips by each mode of travel.
Reduce SOV vehicle trips by X percent through travel demand management strategies (e.g., employer or residential rideshare) by year Y. Share of employees walking, biking, telecommuting, carpooling/vanpooling, riding transit, driving alone.
Achieve X percent alternative (non-SOV) mode share in transit station communities (or other destinations) by year Y. Percent of all trips made using alternative modes in transit station communities.

Associated Planning Factors and Goals

Planning Factor Goal
D. Increase the accessibility and mobility of people and for freight; Achieve a significant reduction in congestion

Associated Service Packages

Service Package
PM02: Smart Park and Ride System
PT04: Transit Fare Collection Management
PT08: Transit Traveler Information
PT14: Multi-modal Coordination
TI03: En-Route Guidance
TI06: Shared Use Mobility and Dynamic Ridesharing
TI08: Personal Wayfinding
TI09: Travel Services Information and Reservation
TM09: Integrated Decision Support and Demand Management


Planning for Operations Desk Reference

Since the mapping between objectives and service packages is not always straight-forward and often situation-dependent, these mappings should only be used as a starting point. Users should do their own analysis to identify the best service packages for their region.