(Adopted May 6, 1977)(Amended April 7, 1978)(Amended April 4, 1980)
(Amended July 11,1980)(Amended July 9, 1982)

RULE 708.3. TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT PLANS

(a) Following written notice by the Executive Officer, the owner or operator of any governmental, industrial, business, commercial, educational institution, or other activity listed below shall submit to the Executive Officer plans to curtail or cease operations causing air contaminants from vehicle use.

1.Operators of 50 or more fleet vehicles.

2.Governmental agencies, educational institutions, industrial, commercial business, or other establishments employing more than 100 persons per shift at one business address; and any other establishments specified by the Executive Officer.

(b) The plans required by Rule 708.3(a) shall include:

1.The total number of employees at the facility during each shift:

(A) On a normal weekday.

(B) On a major national holiday.

2.The total number of employees at the facility:

(A) On a normal weekday.

(B) On a major national holiday.

3.The number of motor vehicles and vehicle miles traveled for motor vehicles operated:

(A) By the company on company business on a normal weekday and on a major national holiday.

(B) By employees commuting from home to the place of business on a normal weekday and on a major national holiday.

4.The number of parking spaces:

(A) Available.

(B) Normally used on a weekday.

(C) Normally used on a major national holiday.

5.The minimum number of motor vehicles to be operated that are necessary to protect the public health or safety.

6.The actions to brief employees on the actions expected of them in the event of a declaration of a first-, second- or third- stage episode.

7.The name and telephone numbers of the episode action coordinator and alternate. The name and telephone number of the official responsible for implementation of the plan.

8.For first-stage episodes:

The methods by which employers will encourage the establishment of permanent voluntary carpools or otherwise reduce employee motor vehicle travel. Within 90 days of receiving the notice to submit a plan, under the provisions of Rule 708.3(a), the employer shall report to the Executive Officer the mileage reduction methods and the estimated reduction in mileage as a result of the requirements of this subsection.

9.For second-stage episodes:

(A) Measures within the reasonable control of the employer to reduce the number of vehicle miles driven by employees in commuting to and from work by the implementation of an established ridesharing program. Such ridesharing program shall, as a minimum, include:

a.

b.(i) a description of the ridesharing program, and

c.(ii) methods or measures to inform employees on the ridesharing program, and

d.(iii) methods used to annually update the ridesharing program, and

e.(iv) methods used to monitor effectiveness of ridesharing program, and

f.(v) methods to include new employees into the ridesharing program, and

g.(vi) methods to measure effectiveness of ridesharing program, and

h.(vii) other methods approved by the Executive Officer such as:

i.(I) a significant reduction of available parking places as an incentive to ridesharing or

j.(II) provisions for temporary mass transportation and

k.(viii) an estimate of the reduction in vehicle miles driven as a result of the above measures shall be submitted with the plan.

l.(B) The measures to decrease the operation of fleet vehicles and an estimate of the reduction of miles driven. Up to 20 percent reduction from normal daily operation is required.

10.For third-stage episodes:

(A) For organizations normally operating on a major national holiday, measures within the reasonable control of the employer to reduce the number of vehicle miles driven by employees in commuting to and from work. The goal of such measure is to reduce employee vehicle miles driven by 65-75 percent. Such measures shall include those outlined in Rule 708.3(b)(9)(A). The measures to decrease the operation of fleet vehicles and an estimate of the reduction of miles driven. Up to 20 percent reduction in fleet vehicle miles from normal daily operations is required.

(B) For organizations normally closed on any major national holiday, the measures to operate as if the day were a major national holiday. Minimal staffing for security and required public information assistance may be provided.

(c) School District Transportation Management Plan

Following written notice by the Executive Officer, the persons responsible for administering a school district shall submit to the Executive Officer plans for traffic abatement during air pollution episodes.

1.The plans required by Rule 708.3(c) shall include:

(A) The name and location of each school within the school district.

(B) The average number of employees and students at each school.

(C) The names and telephone numbers of the school district's air pollution episode action coordinator and an alternate.

(D) The name and telephone number of the school district official responsible for implementation of the plan.

(E) Detail concerning the communications system which will be used to relay episode announcements, health advisory messages, and traffic abatement instructions to individual schools.

(F) The location of the radio-receiving equipment required by Rule 707.

(G) For first-stage episodes:

The methods by which school district administrators will encourage the establishment of permanent voluntary carpools or otherwise reduce motor vehicle travel for all employees including employees of each school.

(H) For second-stage episodes:

Measures within the reasonable control of the school district administrators to further reduce the number of vehicle miles driven by all employees including employees of each school in commuting to and from work. Such measures shall, as a minimum, include:

a.

b.(i) Methods to establish, implement, and encourage the use of an emergency ridesharing program for the district offices and each school.

c.(ii) Guidelines distributed to each school describing methods of establishing and implementing an emergency ridesharing program.

d.(I) _or third-stage episodes:

e.For district offices or schools normally closed on any major national holiday, the measures to operate as if the day were a major national holiday. Minimal staffing for security and required public information assistance may be provided. Third-stage traffic abatement plans will be implemented only upon the Governor's declaration of an air pollution disaster and a state of emergency.

2.Following written notice by the Executive Officer, a Transportation Management Plan which meets the requirements of Rule 708.3(b) shall be submitted for each location which employs more than 100 persons on any one shift. Such plan may be submitted by the school district administrator or by the official at the operating location