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Fall E-News 2016

Employer Transportation Coordinators,

    Get the warm clothes out, and get outside to enjoy this wonderful fall weather!

News & Announcements
CATMA Hosts 7th ETC Network Event!

Thank you to all the ETCs who helped make this our largest and most productive gathering yet! We especially want to thank our new ETC members, our guest presenters, and each of you who help make this growing Network so valuable for the community!

For anyone interested in setting up a vanpool, or learning more about this State-subsidized sustainable commute resource, or if you would like copies of the takeaways and notes from the focus groups, please contact

If you did not receive the new ETC Commuter Guide and would like a copy so you can help your colleagues get to work sustainably, let us know and we'll be happy to send one over!

Real Time Bus Tracking with Route Shout 2.0!

Green Mountain Transit (formerly CCTA) now uses real-time tracking, so you know exactly when your bus will arrive! You can download Route Shout 2.0 for free on your smart phone app store, or access the system-wide map at

TravelSmarterVT Commute Planning Tool
Planning a long trip or short commute? Check our TravelSmarterVT to get directions and see the impact time, cost, and calories  of the commuting choices you make. Thanks to all of you who provided feedback for this tool!

Button Up Vermont

Join thousands of Vermonters buttoning up to outsmart winter. There are many simple steps individuals can take your home and commute to save energy! There are events all around the state. You can also create a custom list of energy-saving strategies and watch instructional videos. And there's one last chance to win $50 to your local hardware store by sending in a photo of something you did to save energy

ETC Network Happenings

ETC Members Dominate Way to Go! 
CATMA congratulates the following ETC Network Members for their impressive efforts during Way to Go! Week. We had over 32 ETC members participate, with several taking home the Carbon Cup!

(Unofficial) Carbon Cup Winners:

Macro Employer:
  • Winner: UVM Medical Center
  • Runner-Up: University of Vermont
Large Employer:
  • Winner: Champlain College
  • Runner-Up: Seventh Generation
Medium Employer:
  • Winner: AllEarth Renewable
  • Runner-Up: Skirack
For a full list of WTG participants and scores, check out the leader board here.

Upcoming Events

Transportation Board Holds Burlington Forum on Rail
The Vermont Transportation Board will hold a public forum in Burlington on transportation policy associated with trains, both passenger and freight. Topics including passenger rail expansion to Montreal and New York, starting commuter rail service to St. Albans and Montpelier, living with railroads as neighbors, and rail-side economic development.
When: Monday, November 14, 6:30PM
Where: Gallery Room, 60 Lake St., Burlington, VT


Quick Links

ETC Network
Commuter Solutions
Employer Solutions

Transportation Partners

CarShare Vermont
Go! Chittenden
Go! Vermont
Local Motion

Help us Build the Network!

CATMA's ETC Network is expanding! As our Network grows larger and more diverse, the value and prominence of our collective voice increases as we seek to improve our local commutes and community. 

Know a business or employer who you think could benefit from joining the ETC Network? Send us your suggestions and spread the word about the ETC Network!
Get Out and Ride! Local Motion offers great resources to help you on your way.
Amtrak's Vermonter
Daily Service between St. Albans in Northern Vermont and Washington, DC. With 9 stops through Vermont.
Join the Newtork
Thanks again to all our ETC partners for your continued interest in improving access to transportation choices, and the overall livability of our community! Please feel free to share with us any transportation-related thoughts, concerns, questions or ideas for this Network.  
*The CATMA Team
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