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  • TRP News: Take the annual TRP survey

    Take the Two Minute Challenge: Take two minutes to complete the annual Travel Reduction Program Employee Survey and beat our response rate last year of 48.6 percent. We need your response between October 1 and October 31, 2017. 

    As a bonus incentive: complete the survey and provide your name for tracking purposes at the end of the form. Your survey will remain anonymous and you’ll be entered in a random drawing to win a Loop jaguar jersey, Desert Dwellers Know poster, or a prize from Sun Rideshare. jaguar

    As part of our obligation to meet the national air quality standards and Pima County Ordinance No. 1988-72, Pima County employees are required to take this survey annually. All employers within Pima County with 100+ employees are required to complete this survey each year. Data from it is used to measure alternative mode usage across the region and calculate emission savings, which is reported to the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality. The data is also used by area planners to evaluate transit routes, road projects, and plan for future infrastructure needs.

    Please complete and submit your survey within the next week (and no later than October 31, 2017).
    Survey link: http://apps.pagnet.org/TRPEmpSurvey
    Password: PIMDO

    If you do not have access to a computer to take the survey, please click here or contact your Department Personnel Representative or Karen.Wilhelmsen@pima.gov for a paper copy. Please return by October 25 so they can be entered by hand in time.

    For resources on alternate modes of transportation, visit the Travel Reduction Program link on our employee intranet site. 

    Facebook Group: Pima County Commute Trips & Tips
    Join this Facebook group for timely travel reduction news and resources. For Pima County employees only:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/1883066091907648/requests/ 

    Temporary Expanded Flex Schedule Opportunity

    With permission from your supervisor and Appointing Authority, you may have expanded flexibility with the start and end times of your work day.
    This trial period goes from May to October 2017 and is designed to help employees overcome challenges associated with using alternate modes of transportation and construction traffic during work commutes. See the TRP intranet for more details.

    Healthy Air “Drive-Less Pledge” Continues

    Take the pledge this quarter (July - September) and you could win $100 from PDEQ’s Clean Air Program.

    Pledge to use alternate modes (carpool, bus, bike, or walk) or skip trips in your motor vehicle for a chance at two $100 gift card prizes each quarter. Spread the word – this is open to all Pima County residents who are at least 18 years old.

    PAG Sun Rideshare Rewards

    Check to see who used alternate modes of transportation and won prizes last month. Enter your alt mode trips in the Sun Rideshare Rewards Program for a chance to win gift cards this month. All alt mode trips count, not just your work commutes!

    Free Emergency Ride Home

    If you bike, take transit, carpool, vanpool, or walk for your work commutes at least twice a week, you might be eligible for a free taxi ride in case of an emergency and you’re stuck without your personal vehicle.

    Click on PAG’s Guaranteed Ride Home Program for details.

    Sign Up for Alternative Mode News and Info

    Sign up to be on a listserve for occasional timely news about your alternate mode of choice. Contact: Karen.Wilhelmsen@pima.gov and mention which modes you're most interested in. Visit the TRP intranet site for information and resources for your work commutes.
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