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Summer E-News 2015

Summer is here!  There are so many fantastic events and activities these next couple of months that offer us all a chance to get up and active and enjoying the great outdoors.  You can find a lot of commuter resources on our new website to help with your travels this summer, so please check them out.

Speaking of our new website, if you set up your
commuter profile or join our bike/walk reward program within the next 10 days, we'll send you some of our new CATMA Goodies

We hope you have a wonderful season and a fun-filled, safe Independence Day. 

Events, Resources & Updates

Way To Go! Award Winners.

The 2015 Way to Go! Smart Trip Challenge Results are in, and CATMA members led the victory with two Carbon Cups and a Most Participants Achievement Award.
Congratulations to the University of Vermont for winning the Macro Business Challenge (Carbon Cup), Seventh Generation winning the Large Business Challenge (Carbon Cup), and the University of Vermont Medical Center receiving a certificate of achievement for having the most participants of any business!

In just two weeks, CATMA members made up 31% of total employee/organization participation and 23% of total employee/organization CO2 saved from the air!

Burlington commutes shorter than average.

The Associated Press found the commute in the Burlington-South Burlington averaged 21 minutes in 2013. The results of CATMA's long-term commitments, collaborations and partnerships equals less driving alone with more active and sustainable transportation solutions. Read the full article.

Improving Safety for People Biking in VT.

Vermont's statewide walk-bike advocacy organization, Local Motion is convening a group of people from a wide range of bike interests to decide how to collectively respond to the recent tragic deaths of three people who have been hit by cars while biking. Share your thoughts and ideas here...

Burlington Walk-Bike Master Plan launched.

Plan BTV Walk Bike is a citywide planning effort to increase active mobility in Burlington, VT. The project will culminate with the creation of the City’s first Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan, as well as a scoping study of priority bicycle and pedestrian improvement projects.

Be Car Conscious.

Do you know what you spend to own your vehicle? Many people don’t. Check out carconscious.org, a new calculator put together by CarShare Vermont that can help you understand the true cost to own.

Food for Your Commute

Additional CCTA Montpelier LINK Service

CCTA has added a new afternoon roundtrip on the Montpelier LINK Express this summer from June 29 to September 4.

CarShare Vermont adds vehicles in Montpelier

In April, CarShare Vermont expanded their network into the Capitol City!  You can find their vehicles parked at City Hall and the Kellogg Hubbard Library in downtown Montpelier. To find out more and apply, visit www.carsharevt.org or call (802) 861-2340.

Multi-Modal Transportation Hubs

Burlington and Winooski are now home to multi-modal transportation hubs, also known as Go! Stations, that connect transportation options by bringing together transit, carsharing and secure, keyless bike parking in a convenient location(s).

VT Bike Ferry underway all summer

The Island Line Bike Ferry is open 10am to 6pm 7 days a week from June 12 to September 7. For more information and a full schedule including Fall operation, click here.


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We look forward to connecting with you this summer. Please take some time to explore our new website and let us know your experience, feedback or any ideas for improvement.

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