San Antonio Program Challenges Residents To Rethink How You Get To Work | Texas Public Radio

San Antonio Program Challenges Residents To Rethink How You Get To Work

Oct 22, 2018

If you dread the drive back and forth to work each day, you may consider changing the way you commute. 


The Alamo Area Metropolitan Planning Organization is launching a new program that provides  information about daily alternatives to fit your transit needs.

The initiative, called Alamo Commutes, encourages more multimodal transportation choices – like biking, using the bus or walking – along with new ways of thinking about the typical commute through flex scheduling arrangements between workers and employers.

The goal is to reduce the number of single occupancy trips and hopefully also reduce the amount of vehicle emissions in the region. Rapid population growth in San Antonio is making it increasingly more imperative to find solutions for the city's transportation issues. 

How can getting around town be more affordable and accessible? Multi-modal transportation is intended to be more environmentally sustainable, but do you see it being adaptable to your everyday routine?

Can this new program convince San Antonio residents to finally make a change?

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