Smart Trips has been recognized by the National Center for Transit Research with a Gold Award and was also named Best of in the category of Supporting Agency in the National Race to Excellence.
Best Workplaces for Commuters, www.bestworkplaces.org, is a national program designed to encourage sustainable transportation innovation. The Race to Excellence was a year long challenge designed to encourage, recognize, and highlight dedicated professionals throughout the country who promoted commuter benefits and transportation options. Smart Trips participated in the 2012 Race to Excellence in the Transportation Demand Management organization category.
Need a car? Borrow a Zipcar! The City of Knoxville and Knoxville TPO have partnered with Zipcar to provide car-sharing for residents, businesses, and the University Community. The partnership increases access to affordable, convenient transportation options that reduce congestion and emissions. To use Zipcars, simply register as a member, reserve a car online or by phone, use your Zipcard to enter the car, and drive away. When you’re done, return the car to the same location where you picked it up.
Your first year membership fee has been waived, thanks to a grant to improve air quality from the Knoxville Regional Transportation Planning Organization
As a member you get:
Learn more and get started at zipcar.com/knoxville.
A Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement grant was awarded by the Tennessee Department of Transportation to the Knoxville/Knox County Metropolitan Planning Commission for membership subsidies and marketing of car-sharing in Knoxville. The Knoxville Regional Transportation Planning Organization is managing the project.