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PA EPA PRESENT "WAY TO GO!" AWARDS AT RAIL VOLUTION '9
Release Date: 09/07/96
PA EPA PRESENT "WAY TO GO!" AWARDS AT RAIL VOLUTION '96
FOR RELEASE: FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 1996
EPA PRESENTS "WAY TO GO!" AWARDS AT RAIL-VOLUTION '96
EPA Deputy Administrator Fred Hansen will present the winners of EPA's Transpor-tation Partners "Way to Go!" Awards, at the Rail-Volution '96 conference luncheon on Tuesday, Sept.10. Rail-Volution '96 which occurs Sept. 8 thru Sept. 10 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert St. N.W., Washington, D.C., will bring together transportation professionals, community activists and government officials from across the nation. On Sunday, Sept. 10, conference sessions will feature the winners of the first-ever "Way to Go!" Awards in three categories. In the category of Integration of Transpor-tation Alternatives into Community Development/Redevelopment, the winners are: Making the Land Use, Transportation, Air Quality Connection, Portland, Ore.; HOP Shuttle Service, Boulder, Colo.; and Chattanooga Electric Bus Program. In the second category of Innovative Uses of Market Incentives, the winners are: Transportation Demand Management Program at Cornell University; Hewlett-Packard Co.'s On the Move Program; and Advantage Rideshare and Option Rideshare of southern California. Winners in the third category, Innovative Uses of Technology, are: San Francisco-San Mateo Videoconferencing/Trip Reduction Project and Proximate Commuting of the Pugent Sound region in Washington. EPA's Transportation Partners program supports local initiatives through practical technical resources and support, a national network of transportation innovators and recognition of successful, local programs. The program's Principle Partners are: the Association for Commuter Transportation; the Bicycle Federation of America; the Center for Clean Air Policy; the International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives; the Local Government Commission; Public Technology Inc.; Renew America and the Surface Transportation Policy Project. For more information about EPA's Transportation Partners call the hotline at 202-260-6830 or write: EPA's Transportation Partners, 401 M St. S.W., Mail Code 2126, Room 3202, Washington, D.C. 20460. For information about Rail-Volution '96 and the presentation of the "Way to Go!" Awards, contact Lee Ellis at 202- 260-6123. For information on applying for the "Way to Go!" Awards contact: Renew America, 1400 16th St. N.W., Suite 710, Washington, D.C. 20036 or call 202-232-2252 or 1-800-922-RENEW.
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