Protecting our beautiful
countryside and reducing traffic congestion are
important priorities for JAUNT.
Our commuter routes are designed to provide Central
Virginians with alternatives to driving alone. Commuters
can save money by leaving their cars at home; they
can avoid paying the high costs of commuting (such
as parking fees, vehicle repairs, and gasoline)
by choosing to ride the bus. JAUNT is an integral
part of the traffic reduction efforts of the Commuter
Here are some Traffic Reduction Tips:
The 5 R's of Traffic Reduction
some trips with walking, cycling or transit and
greater physical fitness
greater feeling of emotional well-being
unnecessary trips by:
saving up your non-urgent trips and combining them
into a single trip: 'trip chaining' only taking
the car to work three days a week rather than five
getting goods delivered.
trip lengths by finding a closer destination.
4: Remember global warming- If you want to help reduce global warming let alone air pollution, one of the best things you can do is to get out of your car!
for mutual benefit. Traffic is a collection of cars,
not just one car. Traffic is therefore a collective
or community problem (not a problem that can be
tackled just through individual action) Let's all