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Transportation Demand Management

Unlocking Hidden Value in Parking: Step 1, Negotiating Monthly Parking Allowances in Building Leases

Unfortunately, auditors of these lease-bound parking requirements report both Lessors and Lessees frequently leave a lot of loot on the table. This value can be surrendered in the negotiation, but more typically is given away long after the ink has dried on the final document.Continue reading

Carpooling: Rules of the Road, Part 9 Finale

In conclusion for this series, we address the sense of satisfaction or contentment. Perhaps this is not a “sense” in the way we refer to the sensory inputs that we've previously discussed, such as hearing, sight, taste, smell or touch. Satisfaction is not a physiological reaction, such as we've seen with balance, time or temperature. Satisfaction is a perception that one has participated in a positive experience. It reinforces and brands that experience. Continue reading

Carpooling: Rules of the Road, Part 7

Some ride share participants enjoy simply staring out the window as a way to segue into – or out of – a busy day. Others enjoy a short nap. Unless these riders are thrashing violently as they battle imaginary zombies or drooling uncontrollably, thoughtful Rule for the Road etiquette says to allow dreamers their peace and quiet, even if all the nappers are seeing are the inside of their eyelids.Continue reading

Carpooling: Rules of the Road, Part 6

Touching is an intimate part of the human experience. Not so much in a carpool. The meaning of personal space varies between cultures and in some, does not exist. Thus, the common denominator is to respect personal space. A smart Rule of the Road to start with is providing each member of the group the maximum personal space possible and draw closer from there.Continue reading