A CALSTART Success Story Timeline: First Mile
Tuesday, December 14, 2010
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- In 2002, CALSTART launched a
Clean Mobility Center called City Wheels at Bikestation Long Beach to
provide a variety of clean mobility services linked with transit.
- Also in 2002, CALSTART developed a Clean Fuel car sharing program
in conjunction with Flexcar in Northern California.
- In 2003,
CALSTART partnered with Bikestation to open its Seattle facility in an
effort to build on the momentum of the successful partnership at
Bikestation Long Beach.
- In 2004, CALSTART created the Going
Conference in Boulder, Colorado - a first “design” conference of its
kind to discuss strategies to diminish automobile use
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- In 2004, CALSTART published the “Transit-Linked
Mobility Study: An Assessment of Opportunities and Challenges for
Transit Operators, Alternative Mobility Providers, and Land
- In 2006-2007, CALSTART created an innovative
twist to traditional commuter financial incentive programs by launching
the MyGo-Pasadena program.
- In 2008, CALSTART created the
Pasadena Sustainable Transportation Action Committee (PASTAC) to enable
Pasadena to become one of the first major U.S. cities to have a
sustainable mobility system.
- In 2009, CALSTART published its
“First Mile Compendium” with FTA funding which inventories some of the
leading TDM strategies in use around the world.
- Also in 2009,
CALSTART began a series of 3 Multi-Mobility Working Groups with Los
Angeles Metro that focus on (1) Commuter Incentives, (2) Intelligent
Transportation Options, and (3) Non-Motorized transportation options.
- In 2010, CALSTART co-published “Maximizing Mobility in Los Angeles,
First & Last Mile Strategies,” with SCAG.
- In 2010,
CALSTART will publish LA Metro’s Folding Bike Implementation Plan for
Los Angeles County.
- In 2011, CALSTART will launch FoldnGo
Pasadena – a $300,000 Metro-sponsored project with the City of Pasadena
to buy down the cost of folding bikes for commuters.
For more information on these model programs contact Whitney Pitkanen at
626-744-5609 or email@example.com