RCAP Database | Public Outreach: PO-9

Develop strategies to promote fuel-efficient driving habits, including anti-idling practices, and to raise awareness of rules and safety practices for sharing the road with bicyclists and pedestrians. Conduct best practice research on existing campaigns and look for opportunities to integrate tools into existing high school, county and municipal driver education courses, traffic school curriculum, truck driver training, and fleet associations. Also include messaging on the benefits of purchasing fuel efficiency vehicles.

Planning Horizon: 
Immediate (0-2 years)
Potential Partners: 
Public Information Officers, Sustainability Offices, School Boards, FDOT, Florida Gold Coast Clean Cities Coalition and FL Trailways and biking organizations State, Regional, and Local Agencies, Public and Private School Boards, Dream in Green, CLEO Inst
Potential Funding Sources: 
Existing federal, state, and local funding and competitive funding, FDOT, DOE, competitive grants
Estimated Resources Required: 
Existing staff resources
Milestone Progress: 
Research best practice and training resources Development of campaigns and “green driving” training materials

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