WATT was retained by Vancouver Island University (VIU) to update the 2011 Integrated Transportation Demand Management (TDM) Strategy to determine progress on recommended actions from 2011, update campus parking and travel characteristics, and engage the campus community to gauge the level of support for possible TDM strategies. The update was focused on the Nanaimo campus only. The report provides a series of 14 actions intended to enhance travel options to/from VIU and address parking challenges over the next five years (up to 2022). The process of undertaking the update revealed significant challenges in successfully pursuing many of the recommended actions.
The Strategy includes two specific actions that offer opportunities to meaningfully reduce single-occupant vehicle travel and improve campus parking conditions:
The Strategy document is available online here